Category Archive: technology

May 14

Static Routing in FreeBSD and Debian

static Routing

Static Routing is achieved by manually adding routes to the routing table.In these systems, routes through a data network are described by fixed paths (statically). These routes are usually entered into the router by the system administrator. An entire network can be configured using static routes, but this type of configuration is not fault tolerant. …

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Apr 20

Reconfigure Locales in Debian/Ubuntu Linux

Re-configuring the locales package, which should ask you to set your system locale. dpkg-reconfigure locales Also, Run aptitude with a specific locale, for troubleshooting. LANG=en_US.UTF-8 aptitude   Manually Edit the file /etc/locale.gen and add your locale settings (one set per line), e.g.: de_DE.UTF-8 UTF-8 de_DE ISO-8859-1 de_DE@euro ISO-8859-15 The supported locales are listed in /usr/share/i18n/SUPPORTED. …

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Apr 16

Compress Unix/Linux Directory

How do I Compress Complete Linux or UNIX Directory? Q. How can I compress a whole directory under Linux / UNIX using a shell prompt? Similar Question, Q. How can i zip folder/directory in Linux using shell command? A. It is very easy to compress a Whole Linux/UNIX directory. It is useful to backup files, …

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Apr 10

Clonezilla DRBL Tutorial for Debian 6.0.1 and Ubuntu 10.10

Clonezilla Tutorial

Clonezilla is a free disaster recovery, disk cloning, disk imaging and deployment solution.[3] Clonezilla is designed by Steven Shiau and developed by the NCHC Free Software Labs in Taiwan. Clonezilla SE provides multicast support similar to Norton Ghost Corporate Edition. Clonezilla Server Edition (SE) A single command is required to switch the client environment DRBL, …

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Apr 08

Dual Boot of Debian 6.0.1 and FreeBSD 8.2

Installation Procedure: First Install FreeBSD 8.2 . Disc Slicing procedure. 1. Delete all slices. 2. Make slice for Debian 3. Make slice for FreeBSD 4. Delete slice 1 for Debian and leave it as unused. 5. Install FreeBSD in second Slice leaving first slice and don’t install Boot Loader. Just leave boot loader as we …

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Mar 26

Change MAC Address in Linux

Just change the setting under /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules

Mar 26

Unable to boot due to GNOME Power Manager error

If you are getting the following error while booting into ubuntu, its most likely due to low disk space in root drive: “The configuration defaults for GNOME Power Manager have not been installed correctly. Please contact your computer administrator.” Behavior: After you enter the password on login screen, it takes you back to login screen …

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Feb 16

Nagios install and configure in Ubuntu 10.10

Download first Nagios installation core and plugins Install some necessary compilers using the command : sudo  apt-get install build-essential Install GD Libraries using the command :

Feb 08

Grub Installation in Debian Linux 5.04+

What will you do if your grub is not installed or your grub boot loader is corrupted in Debian? Boot System with Debian CD Go to Advance option in in the first Installer boot menu. Go to Rescue mode Choose your system language Choose your country, territory or area Choose your Keymap to use Configure …

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Jan 06

Fixing Microsoft Word 2007 crashing feature

After I installed the latest Windows Updates this morning, I got home and noticed that Microsoft Word 2007 would crash every single time I opened Word. To make matters worse, Word would also crash every time I tried to exit the program. Lovely conundrum. After an hour of frustration and a giggle at the appropriately …

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