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How To Extract RAR Files Under Linux

by lifeLinux on May 30, 2011

RAR stands for Roshal ARchive. It is a proprietary archive file format that supports data compression, error recovery, and file spanning. It was developed by a Russian software engineer, Eugene Roshal (the first letter of his surname contributing to the name of the archive format), and is currently licensed by win.rar GmbH.

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How To Install Ksplice on CentOS / RedHat

by lifeLinux on May 12, 2011

You can apply kernel updates using “yum” command or “apt-get” command line options. After each upgrade you need to reboot the server. How to skip reboot step and apply hotfixes to kernel without rebooting the server ? What is Ksplice Uptrack? Ksplice Uptrack is a subscription service that lets you apply 100% of the important […]


What is Ksplice Uptrack? Ksplice Uptrack is a subscription service that lets you apply 100% of the important kernel security updates released by your Linux vendor without rebooting.


Install RPM File On CentOS / RedHat

by lifeLinux on May 8, 2011

rpm is a powerful Package Manager, which can be used to build, install, query, verify, update, and erase individual software packages. A package consists of an archive of files and meta-data used to install and erase the archive files. The meta-data includes helper scripts, file attributes, and descriptive information about the package. Packages come in […]


Using yum command on CentOS / RedHat

by lifeLinux on April 30, 2011

yum is an interactive, automated update program which can be used for maintaining systems using rpm. Synopsis yum [options] [command] [package …]


How to install IPTables on RedHat / Centos Linux

by lifeLinux on April 24, 2011

iptables is a user space application program that allows a system administrator to configure the tables provided by the Linux kernel firewall (implemented as different Netfilter modules) and the chains and rules it stores. Different kernel modules and programs are currently used for different protocols; iptables applies to IPv4, ip6tables to IPv6, arptables to ARP, […]

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Auto Update CentOS Server With yum Command

by admin on November 23, 2010

The yum command is used to install and update software under Centos, RedHat and Fedora. In this topic, i will use yum command to update Centos and configure yum to update automatically with Crontab.