YUM is an interactive, rpm based, package manager. It can automatically perform system updates, including dependency analysis and obsolete processing based on “repository” metadata. It can also perform installation of new packages, removal of old packages and perform queries on the installed and/or available packages among many other commands/services
Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. To update Firefox, you don’t need to wait for rpm / deb, rather you can upgrade from application itself. Follow below steps to update it.
Mozilla provides Linux packages for Firefox / Thunderbird, but many of users prefer using packages available with distro. As a result you need to wait until your favorite disto release latest rpm / deb or find alternative repo to get latest packages. Rather hunting you may start using TAR packages available at mozilla.
RRDtool is the Open Source industry standard, high performance data logging and graphing system for time series data. Use it to write your custom monitoring shell scripts or create whole applications using its Perl, Python, Ruby, TCL or PHP bindings.
Sometimes you may required to install fonts in Linux. So that websites look as it should look on windows or on other OS. To install fonts in Linux, copy all *.ttf fonts in /usr/share/fonts. Download sample *.ttf font from here. # wget www.WebpagePublicity.com/free-fonts/o/Old Republic.ttf All you need to do is to create separate folder under…
To play music or video in Linux, we need to install media player. VLC is one of the most famous media player to play videos.
By default fedora does not provide totem plugins to play mp3 audio. To get it working, download rpmfusion repository and install required packages. # wget http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm # rpm -ivh rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm Now install required packages or plugins to play mp3. # yum install *gstreamer* mplayer -y Note: Generally we need only gstreamer-plugins-bad, gstreamer-ffmpeg, and gstreamer-plugins-ugly. But…
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is an auto configuration protocol used on IP networks. Computers that are connected to IP networks must be configured before they can communicate with other computers on the network. DHCP allows a computer to be configured automatically, eliminating the need for intervention by a network administrator. It also provides…
SARG – Squid Analysis Report Generator Configuration is a tool that allow you to view “where” your users are going to on the Internet. SARG provides many information about Squid users activities like, times, bytes, sites, etc… Download latest version of SARG from here. # wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/sarg/sarg/sarg-2.3.1/sarg-2.3.1.tar.gz?r=http%3A%2F%2Fsarg.sourceforge.net%2Fsarg.php&ts=1291380140&use_mirror=biznetnetworks You need to update sarg.conf for your proxy…
Squid is a proxy server and web cache daemon. It has a wide variety of uses, from speeding up a web server by caching repeated requests; to caching web, DNS and other computer network lookups for a group of people sharing network resources; to aiding security by filtering traffic. Squid is available with major Linux…