How to Install and Configure Squid Proxy Server on Fedora 16

Squid service plays two main roles which mainly act as a caching proxy server between the user and the web. Second role, squid also regularly used as a content accelerator, or reverse proxy, intercepting requests to a server and using a cached version of the page to serve the request. Follow the following steps to […]

How to Install Bind Utilities on Fedora 16

Fedora 18

Question : When i try to test mx record using host command and other bind utility command such as nslookup, i get this error : [root@fedora16 ~]# host -t mx fedora16.local -bash: host: command not found Solution : BIND Utilities is not a separate package, it is a collection of the client side programs that […]

How to Install and Configure Bind Chroot DNS Server on Fedora 16

Fedora 18

DNS is the Domain Name System that maintains a database that can help user’s computer to translate domain names such as to IP addresses such as DNS on CentOS and Fedora is based on the named daemon, which is built on the BIND package developed through the Internet Software Consortium. (More information is […]

How to Check Routing Tables on Fedora 16

Fedora 18

In Linux operating system, routing table is used by the computer networks or servers to stores the routes of the destinations that responsible for forwarding. Routing tables contain a list of IP addresses and each of IP addresses identifies a network gateway. In this post, i will show you three ways to check and display […]

How to Install and Getting MySQL Support In PHP5 on Fedora 16

PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor is a widely used, free and open-source server-side scripting language that was especially designed for web development to produce dynamic web pages and can be embedded into HTML. PHP applications are commonly found with the filename extensions .php, .php4, or .php5. PHP5 does not included in Fedora 16 with minimum type of […]

How to Install “man” Command on Fedora 16

Fedora 18

man is the system’s manual pager. Each page argument given to man is normally the name of a program, utility or function. The Linux command “man” is used to display the manual page for other command and also will help you to explain the functions for the commands that commonly used. The term “man” is […]

How to Setup Local Yum Repository from CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image on Fedora 16

Fedora 18

In this post, i will share on how to install, update and remove RPM packages from CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image or local yum repository on linux Fedora 16 server. This will very useful when you are running on slow internet connection. Instead of go through the internet connection, it is possible to use local repository to install […]

How to Install wget on Fedora 16

Fedora 18

In this post, i will show the quick steps to install wget on linux Fedora 16 server. wget command does not exist on your Fedora 16 with minimum installation. Wget is a free network utility for linux to download files from the Web. Therefore, there is simple step to install the wget command utility into […]

How to Install php-mcrypt on Fedora 16

php-mcrypt is a standard of PHP module that provides mcrypt library support. In linux systems,mcrypt is necessary for installing CMSes like majento. Before you start to install any software such as CMSes like majento, you need to install the mcrypt library. In this post, i will show the quick step on how to install php-mcrypt […]

How to Fix “Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum” Error on Linux Fedora 16 Server

Fedora 18

Question : When i try to install the packages or software using the yum command, the following error or warning message appeared: Running Transaction Check Running Transaction Test Transaction Test Succeeded Running Transaction Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum. Installing :…… Answer : Some application has altered the rpm database (installed or removed a package) […]

How to Install “setup” Command on Fedora 16

Fedora 18

Question : When i try to use setup command on linux Fedora 16, i will get the following error : [root@fedora16 ~]# setup -bash: setup: command not found Answer : “Setup”command is a set of system configuration and setup files. The setup package contains a set of important system configuration and setup files, such as […]