Posts Tagged “config”

As anyone knows from my previous posts I have been giving Ubuntu 10.04 a test drive and so far I am pretty happy with it. I have been spending most of my time configuring the various small things I prefer in Linux. One of those things is I like to have vi as my default editor. Below I will outline a simple way to change your default editor in the shell.

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I recently had to do a install of VMWare server with 4 guest operating systems and once I got it all going I found that the arrow keys were not working. On some hosts they were mapped to control or shift and on the other hosts they just did not work. After a little searching I found a simple solution. Below I outline how to fix this small issue.

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Follow the below directions to turn off selinux on a CentOS server. SeLinux can cause many issues and if your server is behind a properly configured firewall as well as the systems administrator only opens necessary ports that are configured properly your risks should be minimal.

  1. Modify selinux Configuration:Modify the selinux config file by issuing the command below and changing the SELINUX option to disabled as shown below.
  2. [root@server ~]#vi /etc/selinux/config
    

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