Monthly Archives: August 2015

Mount a problematic USB on CentOS 6

I have a problem with one of my USBs and its mounting on CentOS 6. Usually it works on its own, but this one is so not!!! Here is what I am going to try : # fdisk -l ….. … Continue reading

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CentOS 6, and who opened the file?

Someone or something (a process) keeps one of your files opened. How to see who/what is doing this, if this file is on a storage on a CIFS partition, and not on a local machine. # lsof /media/cifs/problem-file And I … Continue reading

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Crochet 24 : granny squares for a blanket

I made them from a thick wool, and both in one color, and mixed 😉 . The blanket will be BOTH warm and nice to look at. And at last, I have finished my work! I crocheted the rim (and … Continue reading

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How to share a folder between WIN and CentOS 6 (and vice versa)

Start notes : Samba is 3.6 version, Centos is 6U6, WIN is 7 CentOS—–>WIN So, my college from work has shared her folder (on her PC) so that I could pull some documents from there. Here is how I have … Continue reading

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Different HW, partitions, FSs

CPU x86 – 32 bit processor x86-64 – 64 bit processor, expanded x86 PowerPC – used in game consoles, can be 32/64 bit Itanium – IA-64, Intel replacement for x86-64, used almost exclusively for servers Linux can run as many … Continue reading

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CentOS 6U6 to CentOS 7

I have CentOS 6U6 on my PC, and I am thinking about upgrading to CentOS7. So my general musings on this subject. Before you do anything, you should update all your packages to the newest versions to avoid any problem … Continue reading

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Refreshing apple cake

Turned out great! Very refreshing, and quickly made. Here is how : Caramelize about 200gr of sugar, and add 200ml of water. Cook until caramel is dissolved in water. Add about 300-400gr of peeled and grated apples (small or bigger … Continue reading

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