Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS Linux Enable EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) Repository

Q. How do I enable EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repo and install the packages under RHEL / CentOS Linux? A. EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) is a volunteer-based community effort from the Fedora project to create a repository of high-quality add-on packages that complement the Fedora-based Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and its compatible spinoffs, such as CentOS and …

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How to install Mytop 1.9.1 on Cpanel

MyTop is one of the best MySQL monitoring tools available, written by a MySQL guru, Jeremy Zawodny. Its vital for monitoring your MySQL health, especially in a shared hosting environment. Installation on a CentOS (for cPanel) server is quite straight forward with this guide. First off, we need a few perl modules, cPanel’s realperlinstaller comes in handy, if you aren’t on …

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Linux: How To Empty a Directory

How do I empty a directory (delete all files) under Linux / Unix without deleting directory itself? You can use the following commands: [a] rm command – Delete one or more files or directories. [b] find command – Find and delete all files from a specific directory. Linux Empty Directory Using the rm Command Consider the following directory structure: /tmp/ | |------foo/ |---file1 |---file2 …

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The 10 most useful Linux commands

Maybe the command line isn’t your favorite place to hang out, but to be an effective Linux admin, you need to be able to wield a few essential commands. These 10 are guaranteed to simplify your Linux admin life — and he explains why. I understand that many of you don’t want to use the command line in Linux (or …

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Linux: Check Ram Speed and Type

How do I check RAM speed and type (line DDR or DDR2) without opening my computer? I need to purchase RAM and I need to know the exact speed and type installed. How do I find out ram information from a shell prompt? You need to use biosdecode command line utility. Dmidecode is a tool or dumping a computer’s DMI (some say …

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Looking For Content Writers and Volunteers

It is no secret that this site has not been updated on a regular basis with new articles. I believe that ServerNoobs has great potential, but we have come to realize that we need help to keep the content on this blog, fresh and up to date. So we are looking for some volunteer content writers that would like to …

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