How to enable EPEL repository on CentOS/RHEL?

The EPEL (or Extra Package For Enterprise Linux ) repository provides additional and most commonly used software packages for enterprise Linux and compatible distributions. The EPEL repo was formed to ensure that the software available for fedora can also be used on enterprise Linux. This repository is supported by the open-source community of developers. This … Read more

Package Management In RPM (.rpm) Based Linux Distributions

The yum and dnf are the command line package management utilities that can be used for installation, updating, and removal of a software package. These are used in the CentOS, Fedora, and other similar Linux distributions. Centos is a community-supported distribution designed as an opensource version of RHEL(Red Hat Enterprise Linux) while fedora is another … Read more

How to Install apt or apt-get and Synaptic on RedHat Linux or Fedora

Quick and simple to do command line apt: System-wide proxy set up: If you have to use a proxy then you can set it up system-wide here: Make some changes to /etc/profile just before the following line: export PATH USER LOGNAME MAIL HOSTNAME HISTSIZE INPUTRC When you’re done it will look like this: http_proxy=http://proxy.mydomain.com:8080 https_proxy=https://proxy.mydomain.com:8080 … Read more

RedHat Serial Port Console Install

Terminology Machine #1, for these instructions, will be running Windows or Linux and will run a terminal program from which we will control the installation on Machine #2. Machine #2, for these instructions, is the machine where we will be installing Linux to, but we will be controlling the install through the serial port. Step … Read more