CentOS 7 with Tomcat 7 / JDK 1.6 / MSSQL JDBC 3.0

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Setting the default JDK with the /usr/sbin/alternatives Utility

CentOS 5/6 NFS serving to VMware ESX

[root ~]# yum -y install nfs-utils

[root ~]# vi /etc/idmapd.conf


# line 5: uncomment and change to your domain name

Domain = <yourdomain.com>

Install EPEL Repository on CentOS 6.4

1. Download and import GPG key

rpm –import RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL-6

2. Download epel software

Setting up a CraftBukkit Minecraft Server on CentOS


1. Download CraftBukkit's latest build: CraftBukkit - Recommended Build
2. Put the .jar in a folder, for this example we'll use a generic one: ~/craftbukkit
3. Move to the above directory in terminal with 'cd ~/craftbukkit'
4. Create a new file in the minecraft folder and name it craftbukkit.sh
5. Edit the file and paste this into it:

Build and Run you own Mozilla Sync server on CentOS and MySQL

This is based of the original articale located at : http://docs.services.mozilla.com/howtos/run-sync.html

RHEL6 - More on Cryptsetup and Luks -- Removing Encryption

Today we are going to talk about how to revert an encyrpted partion back to its unencrypted state so that i can use my usb drive normally again.

Linux Encrypted Filesystem How-To with dm-crypt

An encrypted filesystem will protect against bare-metal attacks against a hard drive. Anyone getting their hands on the drive would have to use brute force to guess the encryption key, a substantial hindrance to getting at your data.

PBX in a Flash Installation - Slow/broken Readahead RPM in CentOS 6

I read somewhere in another thread about the readahead rpm causing this problem. This used to drive me crazy too. Here's what I do:

Run the install normally until I get to the menu where I can select PIAF-Purple, PIAF-Red, etc. I select cancel at the bottom of that menu, then log in to the CLI. Then I type
rpm -e readahead

and then

Creating A Local Yum Repository (RHEL/CentOS)


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