Monthly Archives: May 2007

Fedora 7 is Live!

As of 8 AM MDT, Fedora 7 is available! There are several to choose from so choose wisely. This Fedora is one of the largest undertakings by the Fedora Project. Here are just a few things you’ll get with Fedora … Continue reading

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rtorrent – An introduction

Recently, I’ve been asked a few times how to use rtorrent so I thought it time to introduce it to others who might be interested in configuring my favorite bittorrent client. First off, this is a Fedora tutorial, but much … Continue reading

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RAID 6 – Fedora Core 6

You’ve probably heard of RAID 0, RAID 1, and even RAID 5. But RAID 6? What is Raid 6 you ask? Well, first we need to take a look at RAID 5 and understand how it works. If you understand … Continue reading

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Thunderbird 2.0 – Fedora Core 6

So, I recently installed Thunderbird 2.0 on my Fedora Core 6 box. Here is what I did to get it working: # yum –enablerepo=development list thunderbird . . . snip . . . Available Packages thunderbird.i386 2.0.0.0-1.fc7 development # yum … Continue reading

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Utah – You know you have something to say.

There is a great opportunity upon us to show Utah what Open Source can do.  Come on and join the rest of Utah Open Source.  Not only attend the Utah Open Source Conference, but submit a presentation or tutorial. Here’s … Continue reading

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Want to know what that service does?

I regularly run services I don’t need…until I find out what they do.  After that, I immediately (or semi-immediately) turn them off.  I was perusing Red Hat Magazine today and found a neat article that details just about every System … Continue reading

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