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Use CheckInstall When Installing From Source

Use CheckInstall When Installing From Source | Need to compile and install something from source? You should use checkinstall! What is checkinstall? CheckInstall creates a nice neat .deb (or rpm) of your sources which you can then easily install (and more importantly – easily UNinstall!). First, install checkinstall: sudo apt-get install checkinstall Then when compiling from source, first begin the process as

CentOS 5 NetInstall

CentOS 5 NetInstall | How do I install CentOS 5 via a NetInstall iso? Instead of downloading huge CD or DVD images, consider just using the small CentOS netinstall iso image to install over the internet! First, download the small CentOS-[version-arch]-netinstall.iso from an available mirror: http://www.centos.org/mirrors/ For this example, I used the 64bit netinstall disc named: CentOS-5.5-x86_64-netinstall.iso Next, boot