Linux Tutorials

How to Install VMware Tools in CentOS 6.4

VMware Tools is an optional, free set of drivers and utilities that enhances both the performance of a virtual machine’s guest operating system and interaction between the guest and the host. From time to time I find clients have not installed the VMware tools in their virtual machine’s (VM) operating system. Although the guest operating… Read More »

Managing Partitions in RHEL 6.x – CentOS 6.x

The fdisk command is a text-based utility for viewing and managing hard disk partitions on Linux. It’s one of the most powerful tools you can use to manage partitions, but it’s confusing to new users. Using fdisk you can create a new partition, delete an existing partition, or change existing partition. Using fidsk you are… Read More »

Install and Configure DHCP Server on CentOS 6.x – RHEL 6.x

What is DHCP? DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. DHCP is a standardized network protocol used on Internet Protocol networks for dynamically distributing network configuration parameters, such as IP addresses for interfaces and services. DHCP is configured in a server-client model. DHCP server is the one assigning IP Addresses to client computers on the network.… Read More »

Installing Debian 7.0 Wheezy in VMware Workstation 9

Debian is the most stable and popular non-commercial Linux distribution. It is maintained by a global community of over 1,200 registered developers dedicated to improving and enhancing its functionality. So, new versions of Debian are released only when they are ready. The package management tools in Debian are so well-developed that even commercial Linux distributions… Read More »

How to Reset Password in Ubuntu Linux

There are many reasons you may need to reset password in Ubuntu Linux: You just installed Ubuntu and forgot what password you selected during the installation. You have too many passwords in your mind. You took Ubuntu from somebody else but you do not know username password. This tutorial shows you how to reset password in Ubuntu Linux. Steps to Reset… Read More »

Envy: A Fast and Easy Way to Install Video Drivers for Ubuntu

If you have an advanced Video Card, you can sometimes have trouble installing the drivers. A fast and easy way to install your Video drivers is to use a program called Envy. Envy can help you with your initial installation, and any time you have to reinstall because of a Kernel update. 1- Open your… Read More »