Linux Kernel 4.9.60 Release

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This post summarizes Linux Kernel new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 4.9.60 Release. Linux 4.9.60 Release contains 24 changes, patches or new features. In total, there are 64,224 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 4.9.60 release compared to Linux 4.9 release. To view the source code of Linux 4.9.60 kernel release online,
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Linux Kernel 5.4.72 Release

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This post summarizes Linux Kernel new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 5.4.72 Release. Linux 5.4.72 Release contains 23 changes, patches or new features. In total, there are 126,508 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 5.4.72 release compared to Linux 5.4 release. To view the source code of Linux 5.4.72 kernel release online,
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How to Install Hyperledger Fabric 2.0 in Ubuntu 18.04

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Hyperledger Fabric is a consortium blockchain system. It’s performance is relatively good and its modular architecture enables it to be usable in many scenarios. Hyperledger Fabric itself has rich documents and samples of test networks. For beginners, deploying a new network for trying and testing still consumes quite some time. In this post, we will
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How to get the hostname of the node in Python?

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In Python, how to get the hostname of the node? In Python, you can get the hostname by the socket.gethostname() library function in the socket module: import socket hostname = socket.gethostname() Example: $ python Python 2.7.5 (default, Nov 6 2016, 00:28:07) [GCC 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-11)] on linux2 Type “help”, “copyright”, “credits” or “license”
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Libvirt crash when upgrade from version 1.2.2 to version 2.5.0

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If you install libvirt from ubuntu software library like this sudo apt-get install libvirt-bin The default version is 1.2.2 for Ubuntu Trusty. However, after you upgrade it to version 2.5.0 from its source codes (restart the libvirtd service), you will see following error if you want to install vm with virt-install. # ./installkvm1.sh Starting install…
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How to run screen on a Linux host reporting “Cannot make directory ‘/var/run/screen’: Permission denied”?

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I want to run screen on a remote host on which I do not have root/sudo privilege and screen is not installed. I can compile or copy the screen program that can run on the host. However, it reports: “Cannot make directory ‘/var/run/screen’: Permission denied” As screen is not installed on the host, the directory
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How to enlarge Linux UDP buffer size?

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One of the most common causes of UDP datagram lost on Linux is an undersized receive buffer on the Linux socket. How to enlarge Linux UDP buffer size? On Linux, you can change the UDP buffer size (e.g. to 26214400) by (as root): sysctl -w net.core.rmem_max=26214400 The default buffer size on Linux is 131071. You
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Bash comparison operators

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What are all the bash supported comparison operators? The man 1 test contains all the operators supported in bash. An omitted EXPRESSION defaults to false. Otherwise, EXPRESSION is true or false and sets exit status. It is one of: ( EXPRESSION ) EXPRESSION is true ! EXPRESSION EXPRESSION is false EXPRESSION1 -a EXPRESSION2 both EXPRESSION1
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Setting up Stable Xen Dom0 with Fedora: Xen 3.4.3 with Xenified Linux Kernel 2.6.32.13 in Fedora 12

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This is the latest stable and recommended stable Xen Dom0 solution on Fedora 12. No serious bug found till now and we will fix the bugs by ourselves if some appears. It also works on Fedora 14 as well. It should not be hard to use this solution on other versions of Fedora or other
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Setting Up Xen Dom0 on Fedora : Xen 3.4.1 with Linux Kernel 2.6.29 on Fedora 12

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Please refer to for the latest stable Xen Dom0 solution. In this post, the detailed tutorial for setting up Xen 3.4.1 dom0 on top of Fedora 12 with kernel 2.6.29 will be introduced. Hardware: Dom0 hardware platform: Motherboard: INTEL S5500BC S5500 Quad Core Xeon Server Board CPU: 2 x Intel Quad Core Xeon E5520 2.26G
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How to Set Up Socks Proxy Using SSH Tunnel

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We can set up a socks proxy on top of a SSH tunnel. Besides the common proxy functions, such as web browsing, the proxy on top of SSH tunnel also ensures the security between the browser and the proxy server (the SSH server). In this post, we introduce and explain how to set up a
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lftp Disable SSL

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lftp some times stalls with message “Making data connection” when “ls” the directory after logged in the ftp site. The message may appear like this: < — 227 Entering Passive Mode (xx,xx,xx,xx,xx,xx) —- Connecting data socket to (yy,yy,yy,yy) port zz `ls’ at 0 [Making data connection…] But some client such as filezilla may works on
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