Wednesday, April 25, 2012

(YUM) Error: database disk image is malformed [SOLVED]

If you receive this error while installing applications or making an update using YUM under CentOS or any related distro:

Error: database disk image is malformed

7:03 AM by S.R · 0

Friday, April 6, 2012

How to Install and Enable Gnome 3 (Gnome Shell) Under Arch Linux

In this tutorial we will help you install the Gnome 3 (Gnome Shell) desktop environment under Arch Linux. The CLI mode is set by default in Arch Linux and to bypass it and use the GUI mode (Gnome3), you need to follow these instructions:

9:10 AM by S.R · 0

How To Enable The GNOME Desktop Environment On CentOS 6.2

In this tutorial we will see how to switch from CLI (Command-Line Interface) mode to GUI (Graphic User Interface) mode and vice versa under CentOS 6.2 or older. To be able to use the GUI mode on CentOS, we need a desktop environment like Gnome.

1:05 AM by S.R · 0

Thursday, April 5, 2012

How To Disallow Root SSH Login on CentOS 6.2 / Fedora 16

In this tutorial we will see how to disable root login over ssh under a system running CentOS 6.2 or Fedora 16. For securities reasons, you are required to not use direct ssh root login and use instead "su" or "sudo" commands to get root privileges.

11:46 PM by S.R · 0