FAQ: static routes after restart/reboot in Fedora/RedHat/CentOS

Static routing is the term used to refer to the manual method used to set up routing. An administrator enters routes into the router using configuration commands. This method has the advantage of being predictable, and simple to set up. It is easy to manage in small networks but does not scale well. Question: How can I save static routes I set up in my Fedora/RedHat/CentOS Linux after I reboot […]

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Update Dell laptop BIOS with Ubuntu

Good news for Dell laptops owners: latest BIOS images can be loaded with Ubuntu, Fedora or CentOS! It was announced at official Direct2Dell blog by Matt Domsch. In a nutshell to get new BIOS installed while you’re running Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty, 7.10 Gutsy, or Hardy just enable Universe repository in sources.list (System -> Administration -> Software Sources) and run under root (sudo -s): wget -q -O – http://linux.dell.com/repo/firmware/bootstrap.cgi | bash […]

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Detailed Plans for Fedora 9

The next version of one of the best Linux distributions ever (Fedora 9) has many ideas that would be implemented into final release. By the way it’s scheduled for 1 May 2008 (first alpha realease should be at 17 Jan 2008). Here are these features:

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Run Photoshop with Ubuntu (or any other Linux)

Adobe Photoshop (or simply Photoshop), is a graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Systems. Currently it’s market leader for commercial bitmap and image manipulation, and is the flagship product of Adobe Systems. Unfortunately it’s available for M$ Windows and Apple OS X users only. Thanks to heaven (and Wine’s developers of course) there is Wine allowing to execute M$ Windows applications (from simple executables to M$ Office and Adobe […]

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Conky: light-weight Linux system monitor

Conky is a light-weight and highly configurable system monitor for X. It can monitor many different aspects of your Linux computer. You choose what to monitor and you choose where the monitor is displayed on your desktop through use of a configuration file .conkyrc. As for me I like to have it at the top right of my display. To get conky running in Ubuntu execute: sudo apt-get install conky […]

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