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yum commands

Posted 06-26-2009 at 12:51 AM by vap16oct1984

Pls go through it, no more doughts remain regarding yum commands:

To download and install all updates type the following command:
# yum update

List all installed packages, enter:
# rpm -qa

# yum list installed

Find out if httpd package installed or not, enter:
# rpm -qa | grep httpd*
# yum list installed httpd

To check for and update httpd package, enter:
# yum update httpd
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Put your money where your mouth is...

Posted 06-25-2009 at 11:27 PM by Shingoshi

I'm not preaching to anyone here. I'm simply opening a discussion about the extent we each personally invest in the privilege of running Linux.

Due to the fact that I overclock my processor (although mildly), I am the member of a number of forums dedicated to the quest for ever higher performance from the processors we (overclockers) run. And the one thing that I personally admire about many of those users, is the amount of (large sums of) money they tend to invest in their machines....
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Just too funny to laugh at...

Posted 06-25-2009 at 06:08 PM by Shingoshi

I remember reading one of the first few articles on the then new Intel six-core processors, and seeing how one major computer company was artificially cutting back on the number of cores available to their users, so not to violate the limitations imposed on them by M$.

All I could do was laugh. I could just imagine how pissed M$ would be, knowing that Linux users could run those applications on systems with greater resources than they would allow their own customer base. Talk about...
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Validation is determined by function...

Posted 06-25-2009 at 01:57 PM by Shingoshi
Updated 06-25-2009 at 03:07 PM by Shingoshi

The question of concepts often arises, "what makes this thing valid? And in answering that question, we are most often divided into two distinct groups of reasoning. And I'm guessing by how we individually choose to answer that question, our reason for asking is revealed as much if not more than our desire to have the answer.

These are the two distinct positions of reasoning which will likely never find commonality:
1.) Validity derived from Conformance
2.) Validity...
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What is mingetty ?

Posted 06-25-2009 at 06:10 AM by anujgupta_241082


Please explain me in simple words, what is mingetty in Linux? How it's beneficial for OS ?
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