Bash Completion on CentOS 5

I use the command line everyday at for work and home. Command switches a part of life but the problem is remembering switches. The man files have always helped and always will continue doing so. Bash-completion came along to help in this area. It displays a list of a available switched for a specific command…

Installing yum fastest mirror plugin on CentOS 5

Being in Malaysia don’t expect the best speeds when running “yum -y update“. I recommend installing the yum fastest mirror plugin to see some better results. The plugin basically goes through the list of mirrors and determines which mirrors have the best response time. The results are then sorted and stored in a local cached…

Linux guide for a windows user

An awesome book for the average Windows user who is thinking about getting started in Linux or maybe just curious about what Linux looks and feels like. The book will show you how, where and what is needed to get you  started on you Linux journey. The book is authored by Scott Morris from openSUSE…

Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) released

Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) has been officially released today. I have been running the beta version for about 2 weeks now where I managed to test Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu. There seems to be a good amount of improvements in the user experience arena. This can be best seen through the new integrated ability to…

Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) available for shipping now

Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) is now shipping now through ShipIt. ShipIt is also accepting request for Kubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) and Edubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) CDs. Below are the request options but if you need more CDs, then use the special request form for that. Remember that the special request takes longer to process and…