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An apology

Posted 01-13-2011 at 07:28 AM by GlennsPref

An apology for not knowing how difficult this is to read on a 2048x1024.

I'm still learning!

Cheers Glenn
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Mandriva Security and sudo setup.

Posted 11-04-2010 at 02:03 AM by GlennsPref

Hi I have compiled a document that may help those concerned with security settings using Mandriva 2010.1 x86_64

Due to space requirements I have posted it on blogspot.

It's been on my list to do for a while now, to publish this.

I hope it helps you decide.

I had to put it on my blog due to space requirements. (Screen shots.) It up on LQ too.

Here's the link...

http://glennwaller.blogspot.com/2010...-and-sudo.html...
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This is a good restore function too.

Posted 06-02-2010 at 03:43 AM by GlennsPref

I've noticed that this can be used to reinstall a list from

typing

Code:
echo "run rpm -qa | sort | less > /home/glenn/build/note-rpm-installed-list-`date +%Y-%m-%d-%H`.txt, maybe upto 15kb text."/n
sudo rpm -qa | sort | less > /home/glenn/build/note-rpm-installed-list-`date +%Y-%m-%d-%H`.txt
this produces a list, but top-down, no spaces or dashes.

It still works with the code here, just has no...
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How to save your rpm's for future reuse in Mandriva. p10 of 10

Posted 05-12-2010 at 12:23 AM by GlennsPref

Code:
	Now the reason I written this is because of a sed trick I found that converts the list to
 something urpmi can work with, This process is not completed yet, more things will occur to me as
 time rolls on, 

Code:
#!/bin/zsh 
echo "Create a space-separated-list from top-down list with preceeding chars." 
cd ~/build 

echo "remove old files" 
rm -f ~/build/file2.txt 
rm -f ~/build/file3.txt
...
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How to save your rpm's for future reuse in Mandriva. p9 of 10

Posted 05-12-2010 at 12:22 AM by GlennsPref

Code:
	The next task is to update the external rpm repo data-bases....

Code:
#! /bin/zsh 
#echo "/home/glenn/bin/backup-rpms" 
echo "/home/glenn/build/rpms/update-rpm-database" 
echo  "Called from, ~/bin/backup-rpms" 
echo 
echo 
echo 
echo 
echo "updating urpmi rpm database....." 
echo 
echo 
echo 
#echo "urpmi.update local repos" 
#sudo urpmi.update
...
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