How to install sshfs on CentOS 7?

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sshfs is a nice tool. But it seems there is no support to it in a newly installed CentOS 7 Linux system: Not installed by default: # sshfs -bash: sshfs: command not found Seems not available from the repositories # yum install sshfs -y Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Repodata is over 2 weeks old. Install yum-cron?
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How to make Linux automatically reboot after a kernel panic?

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After a kernel panic, it is impossible to remotely connect to the Linux server to reboot it by SSH. How to make the panic kernel automatically reboot itself? Linux kernel has a nice feature that reboots itself after a timeout when a kernel panic happened. Usually, it is disabled by default. To turn it on,
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How to convert a .docx .doc MS Word file to pdf in command line on Linux

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How to convert a MS Word document file such as .docx and .doc to pdf on Linux using command line tools? Use LibreOffice: libreoffice –headless –convert-to pdf –outdir /path/to/out/dir/ /path/to/doc/docx/file While this LibreOffice answer works, the –headless option still needs as display, even though it does not use it. In otherwords, this option won’t work
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Run cron jobs with environmental variables for an account

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A common error for configuring cron is to use environmental variables for an account in the cron command. However, cron will run the commands without these variables defined. In the crontab -e, adding . $HOME/.profile before the commands play the trick. For example: 0 */8 * * * . $HOME/.profile; ~/bin/my-command Cron is started by
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Quartz Implementation in Java

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In this post, java development India based experts will explain the concept of Quartz. You will also learn the method of setting up the Quartz in this article. You can ask experts if anything bothers you. Technology Quartz is the open source Java technology for scheduling background jobs. If we want to execute the task
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Lazy Linux Admins Going to Server Rooms Less: Forced Reboot, Auto Reboot after Kernel Panic and Email Notification after Reboot

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Having to go the the server room to reset servers is the most headache thing for admins managing a cluster of Linux servers in a remote site. Either you can ping the server but can not ssh to it, or you even can not ping it. There are various reasons that may cause a Linux
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How to Install Xen on Fedora as Domain-0 (Fedora 17)

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The new development of Xen and Linux kernel make it easy to install Xen on Fedora as the Domain-0 now. This post uses Fedora 17 as an example platform to introduce how to set up Domain-0 on Fedora Linux. Compared to our old method (https://www.systutorials.com/setting-up-stable-xen-dom0-with-fedora-xen-3-4-3-with-xenified-linux-kernel-2-6-32-13-in-fedora-12/) which requires manually compiled Xen and patched kernel, the current
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Linux Cluster Solutions

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Solutions to Linux cluster construction and management such as unified account management, NFS home directory, network configurations are summarised in this post. The post is keeping updating while new solutions is added to this site. ===Account and storage management=== [[unified-linux-login-and-home-directory-using-openldap-and-nfsautomount|Unified Linux Login and Home Directory Using OpenLDAP and NFS/automount]] [[backup-linux-home-directory-using-rsync|Backup Linux Home Directory Using rsync]]
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How to Backup Linux Home Directories Using rsync

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I need to backup my Linux home directory to one of my portable hard disk. I tried to use git, but failed since git doesn’t support large file (I failed after many tries, I have file larger than 5G). I find rsync, the fast, versatile, remote (and local) file-copying tool and I am happy with
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Automatically Backing Up Xen File-backed DomU

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A script for backing up file-backed Xen DomU is introduced in this post. This script can be changed to similar platform. In our cluster, virtual machines are stored under /lhome/xen/. Virtual machine with id vmid is stored in directory vmvmid. The raw image disk file name can also be derived from vmid. Some more details
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How to Run a cron Job Every Two Weeks / Months / Days

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We may want to run some jobs for every two weeks/months/days… under some situation such as backing up for every other week. In addition, we may add more complex rules for running jobs, e.g. run a command when the load of the server is higher than a certain level. With the help of the shell
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