Make linux shell scripts encrypted

One day it came to my mind that bash scripts I was developing for a long time (approximately 5000 lines) should be encrypted in order not to be viewed by everyone… Thanks to heaven there is utility written by Francisco Javier Rosales García SHC that allows to create a stripped binary executable version of the script. This utility is included into many Linux distributions’ repositories (I’ve used it in Ubuntu […]

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Fully automated Fedora Linux installation manual (create custom installation cd)

Few will deny that everybody who installs Fedora or other Linux distributions on a regular basis will realize one day that the installation can be done without user intervention. There is no doubts that it could at least save installer’s time. Let me describe how to create custom CD for fully automated installation of Fedora Core 5 (this manual is also is applicable for other versions of Fedora, RedHat and […]

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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…

 

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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