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Just another Linux, Python & Perl hacker


May
26
comment Why is yum not installing my softwares on RHEL 6 ?
what does "grep -i prox /etc/yum.conf /etc/yum.repos.d/*" output?
May
16
comment Linux package manager architecture
Well, those diagrams don't exist, so the only option is to look at the package format & manager documentation & source code.
May
9
comment Linux package manager architecture
I fail to see anything about UML or ADL in the question?
Apr
11
comment Highlight the current date in cal
"BSD Cal" is the output of echo $TERM ?
Apr
11
comment Highlight the current date in cal
what specific version of UNIX are you using and what is the output of echo $TERM ?
Apr
5
comment How do I send stdin to the clipboard?
works for me on gnome-terminal in ubuntu 10.04 using the xsel in the repo (paste with middle button)
Apr
2
comment Script to list only files of type ASCII text in the current directory?
+1 for the +, I never knew that
Mar
30
comment How do you change the root password on Debian?
Did you ask this to get self-rep... it's on the first page of google results!
Mar
28
comment Configuring cron.hourly
Are you sure crond is running?
Mar
24
comment Name resolution issues in Ubuntu 10.04
in that case your local dns resolution is completely hosed - I suggest you start testing with ping & dig
Mar
17
comment Name resolution issues in Ubuntu 10.04
What are the contents of /etc/nsswitch.conf & /etc/resolv.conf ?
Mar
11
comment How to get files downloaded by yum?
If you want to share rpms, another way to do it might be to use a local proxy (like squid) and set it to cache rpm's aggressively. Then set yum up on your multiple machines to use that proxy.
Mar
1
comment Converting html table into ncurses-like ascii table?
Yes, the version I tested with was actually links2