Linux has many tools for mounting, creating and burning iso image files. In this posts, we introduce how to use the iso files on Linux.
1. Mount an iso file
Mouting a ... read more »
Linux booting is usually controlled by Grub or the new Grub2. Setting the default booting entry is a frequent operations. Here, we introduce how to set the default entry in ... read more »
With Emacs, I feel happy. I love the rich functions of Emacs, such as compiling, quickly jumping to the lines with compilation error and debugging with gdb, and more. I ... read more »
These slides give a brief introduction to how to set up the VPN-like network between several clusters which connect to each other through Internet:
Animation is enabled which may help to ... read more »
I frequently create new user accounts and change or set password for these accounts on a batch of Linux boxes. The create new user can be done by one command ... read more »
This posts list benchmark (using bonnie++) result of I/O performance of Xen LVM and loopback backed VBDs.
The configuration of machines
VCPU: 2 (Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5520 @ 2.27GHz)
Xen and Linux ... read more »
Fedora’s repositories provide most of the software packages needed when using Linux. However, for various consideration, they do not provide some packages, such as MPlayer, ffmpeg. Fortunately, some community maintained ... read more »
The mailx or mail command in Linux is still providing service for guys like me, especially when we need to send email automatically by script. gmail is great. Now, how ... read more »
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 ... read more »
VMware Player and VirtualBox are two cool and free full virtualization solutions and both can run on top of a Linux host. In this post, we introduces how to install, ... read more »
XPS files is a format from MS on Windows. Evince can view some XPS files, but fails to view some. To view XPS files generated on Windows on a Linux ... read more »
An introduction to installing Domain-U on Xen is introduced here: Setting Up Stable Xen DomU with Fedora: Unmodified Fedora 12 on top of Xenified Fedora 12 Dom0 with Xen (this ... read more »
This post is a tutorial for new users to set up git and clone and use the first repository. This post introduces how to start using git for new users. ... read more »
The firmware version can be easily checked out in Linux by dmidecode, a tool to locate the computer’s Desktop Management Interface (DMI) table and dump the content to human-readable content. ... read more »
The Linux kernel has a generic driver for a graphic framebuffer named vesafb on intel boxes. It provides a nice large console for most of modern displays.
Setting VESA modes for ... read more »
‘ffmpeg’ can do the work of capturing Linux desktop video very well. ffmpeg is a very fast video and audio converter that can also grab from a live audio/video source. ... read more »
NFS is widely deployed and used even after more than twenty year. NFS is easy to set up and easy to use. This introduces how to set up the NFS ... read more »
‘diff’ and ‘patch’ are tools to create patches and apply patches to source code, which is widely used in the open-source world, such as Linux kernel and application.
patch: applying patches
To ... read more »
Different Linux distros have different method to set the hostname. On Fedora Linux, it is quite simple.
Open the /etc/sysconfig/network file
Find the line starting with
Assign the hostname for this computer ... read more »
Vim is my favourite text editor and I also prefer to use Vim to compose Email. I ever used Vim as Thunderbird’s External editor with the help of plugin. I ... read more »