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cPanel Auto Provisioning through Kickstart

In my last post I talked about how to create the CentOS/cPanel installer ISO.  This information is good, but what if you want to do something more?  What if you wanted to pre-configure cPanel? What

Install, Configure and Use Gnome Do – Docky on Fedora 12 Linux

What is Gnome Do? GNOME Do (Do) is an intelligent launcher tool that allows users to use the keyboard to rapidly perform tasks such as launching applications, manipulating files and data, running scripts, or sending


Howto Install Gnome Shell with YUM on Fedora 12 Linux

What is Gnome Shell? GNOME Shell is the defining technology of the GNOME 3 desktop user experience. It provides following core interface functions: Launching applications Opening files Switching between open windows Adding and deleting workspaces

Creating a cPanel auto-installer ISO

Over the past few weeks I have been working on a custom spin of the CentOS installation image that automatically installs cPanel.  This ISO also performs some pre-installation configuration and installs updated packages as well

Howto Install ATI Drivers (Mesa 3D DRI Experimental) on Fedora 12 Linux

Fedora 13 Users check Fedora 13 ATI Drivers Guide » Like all ATI and Fedora users probably already knows, currently AMD’s ATI Catalyst 10.2 proprietary Linux display drivers are not working on Fedora 12. That

Howto Install KDE 4.4 or Update to KDE 4.4 on Fedora 12 Linux

Updated 26.2.2010, Read First Currently, the latest version of the KDE desktop in Fedora is 4.3.5. I had some problems with its stability, so I decided to try out, how will work KDE 4.4.0 the

How To Choose A WordPress Theme – Design & Functionality Considerations

This post follows on from – How To Choose A WordPress Theme -Free, Premium or Custom When choosing a theme you must consider design, layout and functionality.When considering these, keep in mind the general type

How To Choose A WordPress Theme – Free, Paid or Custom?

One of the biggest sources of frustrations I hear from clients when using WordPress is choosing a theme that looks good and does what they want it to do.  The next couple of posts will

Install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 (3.6.13) on Fedora Linux

This is guide, howto install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 versions (currently 3.6.13) on Fedora 12 using Yum. Firefox 3.6 stable installation works also with older Fedora Linux versions, like f11, f10. Note: Fedora 13 and Fedora

Linux: Enable Laptop Touchpad Vertical Scrolling and Tapping from Command Line

I noticed that the Fedora Linux with KDE desktop, has reasonably poor support for laptop touchpad adjustment. For example, the KDE > System Settings > Keyboard & Mouse > Mouse options will not be able

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/RHEL 7.5

This guide explains howto install Google Chrome Web browser on Fedora 28/27/26/25 and CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 7.5. Best way to install and keep up-to-date with Google Chrome browser is use Google’s own YUM/DNF repository. Install

YUM Query Available Packages From Specific Repository on Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat

This is a quick tip, howto find, query and list all available packages from a specific Yum repository/repositories on Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat (RHEL). This trick does not show the already installed packages from selected


PHP has large number of predefined constants. This HOWTO will present the seven most important, most practical and most useful PHP Magic Constants. __FILE__ – The full path and filename of the file. __DIR__ –


Install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 on Fedora 24/23, CentOS/RHEL 7.2/6.8

Are you looking LibreOffice 5.2/5.1/5.0 Install guide? This is quick guide to install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 on Fedora 24/23/22/21/20/19/18/17/16/15/14/13/12, CentOS 7.2/6.8, Red Hat (RHEL) 7.2/6.8 with using Apache OpenOffice original RPM packages. What’s new in

VirtualBox 5.2 on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/RHEL 7.5/6.9

Oracle VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is


Rebuilding/Restarting Exim Mail Server

When troubleshooting the Exim log file: tail -f /var/log/exim_mainlog If you need to restart or rebuild Exim, you can dump your databases * /etc/exim.conf * /var/spool/exim/db Which Exim just rebuilds automatically by issuing the following


cPanel Server : Restoring MySQL SimLink.

If you’re unable to restart mysqld and troubleshooting the cause: if u log into SSH and go to /tmp you may see that there is no simlink To create a simlink you can do the

Mobile Blogging With WordPress

Mobile networks are finally getting fast enough, and smartphones nimble enough to enable you to do some real stuff on the go. WordPress now has apps for the major players so you can have ready

Linux: Create Text File on Linux Shell / Command Line

This is a very typical case, the need to create a temp file on the command line quickly. Opening editor, writing content, save file and quit editor is not the fastest possible way. A faster

Install Memcached on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/RHEL 7.5/6.9

Memcached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but originally intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load. Memcached is a very useful also in other