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YUM behind proxy server

19th March 2009

Have you ever faced situations like you need to install or update some packages using YUM , but you are behind a proxy server!

There is good news , you can do this through proxy server, I have tested this on CentOS.

Taking Screenshots of Webpages : A cool solution

2nd March 2009

FireShot is an extension for Firefox and Internet Explorer that captures, edits, annotates, organizes, exports and prints screenshots of web pages. http://screenshot-program.com/fireshot/


Setting proxy for wget

28th February 2009

GNU Wget is a free software package for Linux//Unix for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive command line tool, so it can be easily called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc. Sometimes it is necessary to set proxy username & password for wget utility when it is behind a proxy server, how to do that


OpenSuSE : Perfect Desktop for the Enterprise

25th February 2009

 

Enterprise linux desktop , which linux distro will win this title.? There are lots of linux distros available freely,most of them are proven and time tested , which one suits the requirements of enterprise , surely OpenSuSE is the winner, it leads others by miles , you know why?




Amazon Web Services : A Quick Introduction  

23rd February 2009      

 


Recently I came across a new technology , Amazon web services or simply AWS..and I was stunned..how come Amazon developed such a great technology…when thinking about the Amazon first impression which comes to mind is Amazon.com ,the famous online e-commerce site..never knew that amazon was quietly developing such wonderful things , overtaking Google or Microsoft…really awesome , well done guys.