Category Archives: Linux

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Setting up SQUID proxy on CentOS

I have heard that Squid supports Cisco WCCP version 1 and 2, I need a proxy server / cache engine that can help me do proof of concept with WCCP. I created a VM which runs on CentOS, and install … Continue reading

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CentOS6.2: Installing apache webserver

I really like Debian based linux, and I really prefer apt to yum. Searching packages from apt is easier than from yum in my humble opinion. CentOS rename the package the same as RedHat I supposed, apache cannot be found … Continue reading

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CentOS6.2: Static IP and default gateway

I am a debian linux user, the way CentOS configures is slightly different, this post is a reminder for myself. Statically assign ip address to an interface on boot Edit the script file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 Use a text editor to put … Continue reading

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CentOS 6.2: mcrypt and libmcrypt not found in yum repolist

mcrypt is an encryption program which replaces old unix crypt program. The libmcrypt is the library file of mcrypt. CentOS version 6 repolist does not maintain mcrypt and libmcrypt, if you really must use mcrypt or libmcrypt use the Fedoraproject … Continue reading

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BT5r2: Auto-resize after upgraded from BT5r1 to r2

Previously BT5r1 auto-size guest display worked perfectly, however I did a distro upgrade  from r1 to r2 and got problem doing auto resizing. Well here’s how to do it: 1. prepare-kernel-sources this script is included with BT, great script for … Continue reading

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Compiling reaver-wps: error: pcap library not found!

reaver-wps is the program that cracks wps. I encountered problem while running the configure script for the source code on KDE Linux Mint 12: checking for gcc… gcc checking whether the C compiler works… yes checking for C compiler default output … Continue reading

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Allow root to use chromium-browser

I have written this before in my old post, but I could not find it. By default chromium-browser does not allow root to launch, you need to be a non-root user in order to launch chromium-browser, this works the same … Continue reading

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