How to install the alien command on CentOS 7 to convert .deb to .rpm? alien is already in EPEL and it makes it quite easy to install it in CentOS 7. First, enable EPEL following this tutorials. Then, install alien by # yum install alien Then alien should be ready: # yum info alien Installed […]
How to make CentOS Linux to load a module, say ixgbe, automatically at boot time? I am using CentOS 7. You can create a text file <some name>.conf in the /etc/modules-load.d/ and list the modules to be loaded there, one per line. The systemd-modules-load.service daemon will read these files and load the modules. Check more […]
WPS’ wpp program reports “libbz2.so.1.0: cannot open shared object file” on CentOS 7 as follows: $ wpp /opt/kingsoft/wps-office/office6/wpp: error while loading shared libraries: libbz2.so.1.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory The reason: wpp will tries to dynamically link ‘libbz2.so.1.0’ $ ldd /opt/kingsoft/wps-office/office6/wpp | grep libbz2 libbz2.so.1.0 => not found libbz2.so.1 => […]
I noticed your answer on configuring encfs on CentOS 6. I had difficulties installing encfs on CentOS 6. How did you install it? Thanks. For CentOS 6, I used a slightly old version (version 1.7.4) using an RPM built for by PUIAS: For x86-64 version: # yum install http://puias.princeton.edu/data/puias/6/x86_64/os/Addons/fuse-encfs-1.7.4-1.puias6.x86_64.rpm For i686 version: # yum install […]
The LaTex packages in CentOS 7 Linux is not sufficient enough. I would like to Install Tex Live such as Tex Live 2016. How could I install it on CentOS 7? The best way I found is to use the texlive offical installation tool to install the full packages for texlive 2016. It will take […]
Dia seems not available in the official repository of CentOS 7. How to install dia on CentOS 7 Linux? You can find built dia packages in some additional repositories for CentOS. First, enable EPEL following this link. Second, enable Nux Desktop following this link. Then, you can install dia by # yum install dia Answered […]
How to set up the driver for an HP all-in-one printer/scanner on CentOS 7 Linux? First, install these packages and it may ask you to download and install other plugins. Without these packages, my printer does work. # yum install hplip hplip-gui hpijs Second, install plugins for the HP printer. # hp-plugin Then you can […]
How tinstall aria2 on CentOS 7? aria2 is a great tool for downloading files from the Internet. The software package for aria2 is proved in EPEL. To install aria2, first, enable EPEL following instructions here. Then, install aria2 by # yum install aira2 Answered by Eric Z Ma.
curtlftpfs is a nice tool to mount ftp to local. How to install curlftpfs on CentOS 7? The software package for curlftpfs is proved in EPEL. To install curlftpfs, first, enable EPEL following instructions here. Then, install curlftpfs by # yum install curlftpfs Answered by Eric Z Ma.
Firefox on CentOS7 does not have Flash enabled by default. How to install Flash Player plugin on CentOS 7? You may follow this tutorials to build a freshwrapper based flash plugin for Firefox on CentOS 7. If you don’t want to build it by yourself, you may download the pre-built .so from from this repository. […]
I find the rtl8192cu wireless adapter driver on CentOS 7 is quite unstable. After running a while, the connection will disappear. How to make it stable? There is a bug in some hardware where the device never wakes back up. You may try disabling the power management by putting a file 8192cu-disable-power-management.conf under /etc/modprobe.d/: # […]
How to configure the ifcfg-* network script files under /etc/sysconfig/network-script/ on Fedora/RHEL Linux? Following is a very typical ifcfg-eth0 file setting static IP/gateway/network mask: DEVICE=eth0 BOOTPROTO=none ONBOOT=yes NETMASK=255.255.0.0 IPADDR=192.168.1.151 GATEWAY=192.168.1.10 USERCTL=no More options are supported, here you can find a reference: Interface Configuration Files (a easier to read PDF from F15 doc). Answered by Eric […]
How to deactivate a LVM logical volume activated by #vgchange -aay on Linux You may need to make a LVM volume group inactive and thus unknown to the kernel. To deactivate a volume group, use the -a (–available) argument of the vgchange command. To deactivates the volume group vg, use this command # vgchange -a […]
On Fedora, after inserting/plugging in an exteranl hard disk with LVM partitions on it, the partitions will appear under /dev like /dev/lvm-group/lvm-partition. However, on CentOS 6, the LVM volumes do not appear automatically. How to mount LVM partitions from an external hard disk on CentOS? What you need on CentOS is to activate the LVM […]
How to configure interface bonding to bound to 2 eth interfaces together in Linux, specifically CentOS/RHEL? This tutorial Configuring Interface Bonding on CentOS/RHEL/OEL 6.x introduces setting up interface bonding well on CentOS / RHEL / OEL 6. Answered by Eric Z Ma.
On CentOS 6.6, I find that it can make the screen (console, not X) blank after a while. However, it does not power the screen off. This usually work on Fedora or other releases. I guess this is caused by some configurations specific in CentOS 6.6. How to make CentOS 6.6 power off the console […]
How to enable RPM Fusion for CentOS 6.6? Enable RPM fusion on RHEL 6 or compatible like CentOS: su -c ‘yum localinstall –nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/updates/6/i386/rpmfusion-free-release-6-1.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/el/updates/6/i386/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-6-1.noarch.rpm’ It will install https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL. If it fails to install EPEL automatically, you will need to install it manually. Reference: http://rpmfusion.org/Configuration Answered by Eric Z Ma.
I found CentOS 6.6 does not ship vbetool in its default repositories, EPEL or RPMfusion. How to install vbetool on CentOS 6.6? First, download the source package from http://www.codon.org.uk/~mjg59/vbetool/ and unpack the package. Second, install needed packages: # yum pciutils-devel pciutils-devel-static libx86-devel During the building, it will try to find the libpci.a in a different […]
Any good tutorial on how to install and configure a MySQL cluster on CentOS/RHEL 6.3? Check these posts: Installing MySQL Cluster on CentOS 6.3Configuring the MySQL Cluster Answered by SA. General tutorials: MySQL Cluster Installation and CentOS 6: Install MySQL Cluster – The Simple Way.
This post introduces how to install a paravirtualized CentOS 7 DomU on Xen. The very common way of installing DomU does not work for CentOS 7. A little trick to set the repository and the network used by the VM should be used by adding a setting strings to the “extra=” field for this VM. […]