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Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 available

Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 available

CentOS 6 should be out in about a month or so, if it goes like past releases. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is an enterprise platform well-suited for a broad range of applications across the IT infrastructure. The latest release, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, represents a new standard for Red Hat by offering greater flexibility, efficiency, and [...]

HOWTO: Add a progress bar to Linux shell commands

HOWTO: Add a progress bar to Linux shell commands

How many times have you wished there was an easy way to view the progress of a gzip? a grep? redirected file read/writes? file copies? There are many situations where the addition of a simple progress bar would make the user experience 1 million times more bearable. Several years ago I had read about pipe viewer, or pv for short. This is truly the [...]

Novell and Red Hat defeat Linux patent lawsuit

Novell and Red Hat defeat Linux patent lawsuit

A US federal jury found that Novell and Red Hat were not guilty of infringing on user interface patents held by IP Innovation. IP Innovation, a subsidiary of Acacia Research Corporation and Technology Licensing Corporation, brought the suit against the two companies in 2007, claiming that they had infringed on three patents. The patents, [...]

HOWTO: Move or migrate user accounts from old Linux server to a new Linux server

HOWTO: Move or migrate user accounts from old Linux server to a new Linux server

Question: How do I Move or migrate user accounts to from old Linux server a new Cent OS Linux server including mails? This new system a fresh installation. Answer: You can migrate users from old Linux server to new Linux sever with standard commands such as tar, awk, scp and others. This is also useful if you are using old Linux distribution [...]

CentOS main project administrator goes missing, holds sole control of domain, irc-server, and funds

CentOS main project administrator goes missing, holds sole control of domain, irc-server, and funds

I hate to see this kinda of bad fellowship between FOSS developers... especially with a Linux distribution as popular as CentOS. July 30, 2009 04:39 UTC This is an Open Letter to Lance Davis from fellow CentOS Developers It is regrettable that we are forced to send this letter but we are left with no other options. For some time now we have [...]

Red Hat joins the S&P 500

Red Hat joins the S&P 500

Standard and Poor’s announced that Red Hat would join the S&P 500 as of the close of trading on Friday. Red Hat replaces lender CIT Group, which had a market capitalization below $275 million, ranking it 500th in the index. The market seemed to like the S&P news. In after hours trading Friday, Red Hat was up 8.45 percent to [...]

HOWTO: Enable ReiserFS, XFS, & JFS on RedHat Enterprise Linux 5

HOWTO: Enable ReiserFS, XFS, & JFS on RedHat Enterprise Linux 5

Despite the Linux kernel having support for so many file systems, not all of them are enabled in RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 by default. This might be well as some of them might not yet classify as “enterprise grade” in the eyes of RedHat, who knows... Luckily, support for missing file systems such as ReiserFS, XFS and JFS can be added easily as [...]

RHCE/RHCT Exam Changes

RHCE/RHCT Exam Changes

What is changing? Effective May 1, 2009, the RHCE exam will be a single section lasting 3.5 hours. Previously the exam consisted of two sections of 2.5 and 3.0 hours. The RHCT exam becomes a single section lasting 2.0 hours from its previous two section format lasting 1.0 hours and 2.0 hours respectively. How have the exams been made [...]