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Sep 04 2009

Configure WPA on Linux Howto

Published by under Linux,Security

WPA encryption is not much hassle to set up and is way more secure than WEP if you use a strong pre-shared key.   First off, we’ve got a wifi interface that can be displayed with iwconfig (from the wireless tools): [root@db ~]# iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. ath0 IEEE 802.11g […]

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Feb 27 2009

Linux Graphic Mode Installation Crash

Published by under Linux,Misc

Packard Bell Easynote E6100 Graphic cards aren’t always detected by Linux. This can be a problem as many distributions only support graphic mode installation type, like Ubuntu, Fedora or Debian. This is the case of my Packard Bell Easynote E6100 and its onboard Via Unichrome card freezing on graphic mode startup. One solution is to […]

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Dec 21 2008

Linux and Solaris Package Managers

Published by under Linux,Solaris

Here’s a package managers basic commands quick reminder/comparative for (in this order) – Linux Debian/Ubuntu, – Linux Redhat/Suse and – Solaris/OpenSolaris.   rpm and dpkg are basic package managers while yum (rpm) and apt-get/aptitude (dpkg) manage dependancies and (online) repositories.   # List ALL installed packages dpkg –list rpm -qa | grep rpm pkginfo   […]

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