Configuring NFS Server on Fedora 18

I find that I often need to remember the steps to configuring NFSv4 on Fedora.  Note that under Fedora 18, nfs-utils may already installed depending on the options you select. [root@master ~]# yum -y install nfs-utils [root@master ~]# vi /etc/idmapd.conf # line 5: uncomment and change to your domain name Domain = server.world [root@master ~]#…… Continue reading Configuring NFS Server on Fedora 18

Grub2 Not Booting into Windows 7 After Fedora 17 Install

I have a number of dual boot machines working fine with earlier versions of Fedora.  After a Fedora 17 install I get, along with at locale file error message flashing up error: invalid signature Press any key to continue And Windows won’t boot.  Following the example in the bugzilla.redhat.com posting I made the change of…… Continue reading Grub2 Not Booting into Windows 7 After Fedora 17 Install

Moodle2 Installation Error with Fedora 16: The Zip PHP extension is now required by Moodle

A new installation error when installing Moodle 2, today I was working on Fedora 16 with Moodle 2.2.2+ and received this error on the Package Check Screen Installation error: The Zip PHP extension is now required by Moodle, info-ZIP binaries or PclZip library are not used anymore. The trick is that the Zip PHP extension…… Continue reading Moodle2 Installation Error with Fedora 16: The Zip PHP extension is now required by Moodle

How Red Hat Became a Billion Dollar Business

How Red Hat killed its core product—and became a billion-dollar business By Jon Brodkin | Published 10 days ago on Ars Technica Read the entire article on their site, better links, related articles, comments, and serendipitous reading opportunities. I am saving the article here as I am an unabashed RedHat supporter.  Disclaimer: I have taught…… Continue reading How Red Hat Became a Billion Dollar Business

Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix is Ready, Want Pi!

The Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix provides a complete software environment for the Raspberry Pi, a $35 computer system designed to spur interest in computer science, software development, and electronic technology among young people. This software release marks an important milestone in Seneca’s Centre for Development of Open Technology’s (CDOT) applied research in building open source…… Continue reading Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix is Ready, Want Pi!