Linux Tutorials

Installing Arch Linux 2013.05.01 + KDE 4 in VMware Workstation 9

What is Arch Linux? Arch Linux is an independently developed general purpose GNU/Linux distribution. Development focuses on simplicity, minimalism. Arch Linux was founded by Canadian programmer Judd Vinet. Its first formal release, Arch Linux 0.1, was on March 11, 2002. Although Arch is completely independent, it draws inspiration from the simplicity of other distributions including… Read More »

Installing VMware Tools in Debian 7.0 Wheezy

What is VMware Tools 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.… Read More »

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 »

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 »