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Monthly archive November, 2012

Install webacula bacula backup server on CentOS/RHEL, Fedora

Overview

This post is in continuation with the last one, adding another web interface named webacula. Webacula is another popular web interface for bacula. Webacula let you manage restore jobs, backup jobs, job errors, added clients, storage, logbook etc.

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Install bacula web on CentOS/RHEL, Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu

Overview

If you are familier with Bacula and using it for backup, you would be glad to know that there are some very popular web interface that can be installed with bacula to enhance its feature set. These addons add monitoring Read More →

Mediawiki: How to implement per page access control

Overview

Earlier I wrote a post about implementing namespace based access control with mediawiki, however there may be scenarios where in you may wish to implement access control on per page basis. This post will help you setup per page access Read More →

Solve: Your operating system’s lex is insufficient to compile

Overview

Compilation of lipcap recently gave me this error Your operating system's lex is insufficient to compile. Now flex package can be installed using a package manager of your choice. Error on my machine checking for capable lex... insufficient configure: error: Your operating system's Read More →

Install GestioIP web based IP address management tool RHEL/CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu

Overview

GestioIP is a web based IP address management (IPAM) tool. It's designed to quickly find the information that administrators frequently need. GestioIP features a front page with integrated search and filter functions for both networks and hosts. This lets you Read More →

Solve: Requested operation is not valid: Disk does not support snapshotting

Overview

virsh snapshot lets you create snapshots of a virtual client. This is particularly useful in test and development senarios where you are have to revert to a specific state after each test case performed. Now creating a snapshot is easy Read More →

Solve: make: yacc: Command not found. make: *** [grammar.c] Error 127

Overview

This is a small post about resolving the error make: yacc: Command not found. make: *** [grammar.c] Error 127. This is due to a missing package named bison. Bison is a general-purpose parser generator that converts a grammar description for Read More →

Install gcc gcc-c++ make autoconf GNU Compilers on CentOS/RHEL, Fedora Ubuntu, Debian

Overview

One single biggest advantage of using Linux operating system is that most if not all packages are released with the source code. This means you can modify the application at your will. Even if you are not into programming but Read More →

Install Tomcat 7 with jdk 7 on CentOS/RHEL, Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu

Overview

Apache tomcat is a popular web server that can run java based web applications for you. This post help you setup tomcat with jdk on CentOS/RHEL, Fedora, Ubuntu or Debian systems. I will also explain how can you make run Read More →

How to get package info in CentOS/RHEL, Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu

Overview

At times you may wish to know certain properties of a package such as size, dependencies, description etc before installing it. Following are the commands using some popular package managers that can present you with all this information and more Read More →
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