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Add a new virtual volume to an LVM partition of a virtual VMWare system running a RedHat type Operating System

    Add a new drive to your virtual machine using the graphical VMware tool, currently VMware vSphere Reboot the virtual machine so the new drive can be seen by the host Operating System Launch the command vgdisplay as root … Continue reading

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Linux: find the dependent packages

Sometimes, you would like to update a package, but you are not sure what other packages depend on it.   If you are on Fedora, Redhat or CentOS, this simple command will definitely help you: repoquery –whatrequires –installed –recursive packagename … Continue reading

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Linux: find the location of the executables

How to locate the binary, source and/or man page files for a command? $ whereis command ‘whereis’ has some options you can specify in order to limit the places to look at, or the type of files (binary, source, man … Continue reading

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