Tag Archives: Linux

Use yum to manage your packages and stop using rpm!

I hate seeing the RPMDB altered message when doing yum updates! Transaction Summary ======================================================================================================================= Install 1 Package Upgrade 1 Package Total size: 309 M Is this ok [y/d/N]: y Downloading packages: Running transaction check Running transaction test Transaction test succeeded … Continue reading

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What’s NonRootPortBinding? I just want to run my web server on port 443!

In the Unix world, privileged ports are 1-1024. As a non-root user, you’re not allowed to start a service and listen on them. So, how do web servers work then? They usually use ports 80 and 443. There are a … Continue reading

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Using 2 ISPs at home at the same time! Tomato MultiWAN – works great! (Video)

Why do you really need this? When Shibby first put out the firmware with MultiWAN support, I questioned why someone would pay for 2 service providers. Too much bandwidth utilization? If you need more bandwidth, just upgrade your line with your current … Continue reading

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Why I choose TomatoUSB over DD-WRT

I recently bought a Netgear Nighthawk R7000 for my home router. I figured it would be a good time to get a new router, so I was debating between this on and the ASUS (RT-AC68U). I chose the Nighthawk purely based … Continue reading

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Drobo connected to Asus router running TomatoUSB

Simple – Don’t do it! This was from a couple of years ago when running TomatoUSB on an ASUS RT-N16 router. DD-WRT had issues where the wifi would drop off periodically. I found that TomatoUSB (Shibby or Toastman) were both … Continue reading

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apt-get cheatsheet

nixCraft » Debian Linux apt-get package management cheat sheet » Print – nixCraft – http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips – Debian Linux apt-get package management cheat sheet Posted By LinuxTitli On May 9, 2005 @ 12:21 pm In Debian Linux, Howto, Linux, Sys admin, … Continue reading

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How to Flash an AirLink101 AR430w router with DD-WRT firmware

1. Connect cable to WAN port and power on router Download contents from: http://www.dd-wrt.com/dd-wrtv2/down.php?path=downloads%2Frelease+candidates%2FDD-WRT+v24+RC7%2FAtheros+WiSoc%2FAirlink+101+AR430W/ 2. Set your host IP to 192.168.20.80 (Don’t bother with any values in DNS Server/Alternate DNS) 3. ping -t 192.168.20.81 4. Run PuTTY/PuttyTel (YOU MUST USE … Continue reading

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Linux memory usage …

I’m not sure if this is right, so this could be conjecture, wild coincidence, or just total bullshit. To find out how much memory you really need in a Linux machine, here’s my guess at how to do it. The … Continue reading

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list of vmkernel errors

You can get this from running: vmkerrcode -l VMK_ReturnStatus table for VMware ESX Server, Build #64607 Name Dec Hex errno equiv Description ——————————————————————————- VMK_OK 0 0 OK Success VMK_FAILURE 195887105 0xbad0001 EINVAL Failure VMK_WOULD_BLOCK 195887106 0xbad0002 EAGAIN Would block VMK_NOT_FOUND … Continue reading

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VMware yet again, wins over Parallels…

They did it once with the Apple Mac – Fusion over Parallels. Now again in Linux. Full details here: http://www.techthrob.com/tech/linux_virtualization.php Virtualization in Linux: A Review of Four Software ChoicesIntroductionThis week Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, announced a partnership with … Continue reading

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