Systems & Networking

All about operating systems, and networking.

Fedora's PreUpgrade is Almost Perfect

PreUpgrade works great when your upgrading from a relatively new Fedora install. Systems which started on Fedora prior FC5 made a very small /boot partition by default (only 30MB). This poor planning by the Fedora team pretty much prevents you from using PreUpgrade. For these systems Anaconda or Yum is the only way, unless you re-size your /boot partition.

Redirect a Domain Alias to Primary Domain in Apache using mod_rewrite

This is perhaps one of the most simplest mod_rerwite directives that achieve something incredibly complex and useful. Say for example you have as your primary website domain. Then a few years later, you want to create an additional easy to remember domain that your visitors can use to get to For example, Or lets say in the event that you decide to rename your website and use a new domain (for example to replace your current one.

FreeBSD 7.2 Package Mirror by

I'd like to make available for the public a free package mirror for FreeBSD 7.2 i386. The pre-built packages on this server are not by any means 100% complete, but their are many currently available.

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