How to create custom linux ISO image?

It’s rather trivial task to make some changes into already burned installation or live CD. It may be performed to add some files to this CD or edit files on it. In any case it’s impossible to loop mount .iso file and then save it as iso9660 filesystem is read-only. So, just mount your CD or iso image to some directory by commands: sudo mkdir /mnt/image sudo mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/image […]

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Funny aptitude trick in Ubuntu and Debian…

 

Moving Linux to remote server (over ssh via third server)

Source: server running rather obsolete Fedora Core 1 with Apache, sendmail, ftp and other stuff. Target: any Linux server with at least one hard drive of appropriate disk space installed (in this case target server was running Knoppix). Third server: any ssh running system. First of all it’s necessary to get all servers to be accessible to each other via ssh. Read your distribution’s manual to find out how to […]

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Prevent Fedora Core yum hang up

I think that everybody who works with Fedora Core noticed that software installation utility YUM hangs up sometimes. I happens for me after killing yum process during it downloads package or etc. Next time I start yum, it hangs up. Here are two commands to avoid this: killall -9 yum #to kill stopped yum rm /var/lib/rpm/__db.* #to prevent hanging up After it’s done, yum will start normally.

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Ubuntu Feisty Fawn at Dell Inspiron 1501

Ubuntu now works perfectly at my just bought Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop that has the following characteristics: AMD Turion 64 X2 1600 Mhz, 512 Mb RAM, 80 Gb HDD, Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter, 15.4” wide screen display… 32-bit Fiesty has been installed without any problems and provides all needed hardware support for the laptop. I really recommend this operating system to be installed onto Desktops and Laptops. ubuntu1501.blogspot.com contains all necessary […]

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