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Upgrade Red Hat / CentOS 5 Password Hashing

Upgrade Red Hat / CentOS 5 Password Hashing | By default, Red Hat / CentOS 5 uses the largely less desirable md5 algorithm for local account password hashing. Bah! Debian / Ubuntu : you are already using SHA-512 – yay! Be sure to mock your fellow Red Hat friends on this topic. (Note: the new Red Hat / CentOS 6 is now SHA-512 by

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop Review

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop Review | While mainly used as a mission critical server distribution of Linux, Red Hat also offers a Desktop Workstation version. Here is a quick review of the latest Red Hat 6.1 Workstation release! Why run RHEL Workstation for a Desktop Linux choice? If you are a small or large business, you may wish to have uniform

Centos Switch MTA to Postfix

Centos Switch MTA to Postfix | How do I switch the MTA in Centos from Sendmail to postfix? Install postfix and the switch mail package: # yum install postfix system-switch-mail Then run: # system-switch-mail Choose postfix Done! [Note: As of Red Hat 6 (and Centos 6 when available) postfix is the default MTA.]

Fix Drupal Upload Progress

Fix Drupal Upload Progress | Drupal and other software can take advantage of a nice upload progress bar. Here is how to get that working on CentOS. You may have seen this in Drupal. Let’s fix it! First, in CentOS 5 install these packages: yum install php-pear gcc make php-devel Next as root, issue: pecl install uploadprogress Once that completes,