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vmware tools in debian squeeze virtual machine

Posted 06-07-2011 at 07:46 AM by sumeet inani

Before proceeding we have to
uname -r
apt-get install linux-headers-<OUTPUT> gcc-4.3
Actually this I found out from
I got file VMwareTools-8.1.4-227600.tar.gz of 97.1MB
extract & run installer as follows
tar -xvzf VMwareTools-8.1.4-227600.tar.gz
cd vmwaretools-distrib
answer default by pressing enter
output file attached
Attached Files
File Type: txt temp.txt (15.2 KB, 1 views)
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Object oriented programming perl

Posted 06-06-2011 at 02:55 PM by karthik3152

perl Object Oriented:
There are many chances that you may get confused with Perl Object Programming

To make the point clear let us first look at references at Perl

@friends = ("Rachael","Phoebs");
%animals = ('donald' => 'duck','mickey' => 'mouse' );

To intiaize references to a variable use:
In case of array:
$ref = \@friends
In case of hashes
ref = \%animals;
In case...
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OpenSUSE 11.4 continued

Posted 06-05-2011 at 07:58 PM by TwinReverb

Today I continued with a fresh 11.4 DVD 32bit of OpenSUSE. During installation I found the option to go with a LVM encrypted (i.e. LUKS+LVM) so I went with that after deleting all partitions on the machine. (I found out after install that it chose 256bit encryption. A little overboard for a netbook, but I don't mind so much.

So I got it installed, copied stuff back over from my backup external hard drive, and proceeded.

Then the NetworkManager icon disappeared (segfault...
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Slacker installs OpenSUSE 11.4

Posted 06-05-2011 at 04:46 AM by TwinReverb

So I figured I'd try OpenSUSE 11.4 on my netbook (Asus 900A) today, and write down my experience with it as I go.

First, when booting the installer, I noticed that during the configuration phase, when partitioning my hard drive, it picked some odd options (to me), like putting root and /home on extended partitions, etc. I thought to myself, no big deal, I'll custom partition with the root size it had decided (5GB). Well /dev/sda2 was already a LUKS but I told it I wanted to start...
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RPM commands

Posted 06-03-2011 at 03:41 AM by blue_print
Updated 06-03-2011 at 04:23 AM by blue_print

RPM package is a powerful utility to manage the software in all major Linux distributions. RPMs can be used to,
  • Install packages
  • Remove packages
  • Upgrade packages
  • Verify packages

Here are some useful command to manage RPM packages,

1. Getting detailed information about the package httpd

rpm -qi httpd
2. Determining which package installed the file /etc/httpd/conf.d/httpd-portal.conf,

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