How to install MTR on Mac OS X Lion

If you liked using WinMTR on Windows machines to troubleshoot network connections and latency and looking for a similar tool on a Mac OS X there is an app for that. It’s called MTR, written by Matt Kimball. MTR stands for Matt TraceRoute or My TraceRoute whichever works for you. On your Mac, start by downloading […]

How To Remove GUI (GDM, Gnome, X Window) from CentOS

If you planned to install a CentOS server, but mistakenly also installed Desktop Environment such as GNOME, you can easily remove the GUI packages and return back to Command Line (CLI). There are two ways to do that. You can simply disable GUI or completely uninstall it. I will provide steps to do both. Disable […]

How To Fix “Missing Dependency: perl(URI) >= 1.17 is needed by package subversion”

If you are a cPanel user on CentOS 5.6 64 bit and wanting to install Subversion, you might get this error after running ‘yum install subversion’ Missing Dependency: perl(URI) >= 1.17 is needed by package subversion-1.6.11-7.el5_6.4.x86_64 yum seems to unable to find needed dependency and just fails To fix this issue there’s a workaround. cd /tmpwget http://sdkit.com/download/centos/5/rpms/perl-URI-1.35-3.noarch.rpmrpm […]

How To Fix Xcode 4 Installation stuck issue on Mac OS X Lion

If you like many experiencing an issue while installing Xcode 4 on Mac OS X Lion where it gets stuck at the very end at 98%-99% and seems like most packages installed but Xcode alias was not created in the Applications folder, there’s a solution for that. First of all the initial issue was with […]

How To Install Python 2.7 with mod_wsgi on CentOS 5.6 with cPanel

This is a step by step tutorial which will help you install Python 2.7 with mod_wsgi onto CentOS 5.6 and cPanel. Prerequisites: CentOS 5.6 32 or 64 bit with root access cPanel Note: we are not using cPanel custom modules guide because it only works with built-in Python 2.4. Creating Python folder mkdir /usr/src/python2.7cd /usr/src/python2.7 […]

Installing Linux Integration Services v2.1 Hyper-V R2 On CentOS 5

When installed on a virtual machine that is running a supported Linux operating system, Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V provides the following functionality: Driver support for synthetic devices: Linux Integration Services supports the synthetic network controller and the synthetic storage controller that were developed specifically for Hyper-V. Fastpath Boot Support for Hyper-V: Boot devices now […]

Hyper-v won’t start if you booted from Secondary disk on soft RAID1

You’re running a Hyper-V on a Server with 2 disks and using Windows Software RAID-1. Your primary disk fails and your windows crashes, but on the reboot you have an option to boot from a secondary “plex” disk. If you choose the secondary disk as it’s your only option to boot now, the boot configuration […]