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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.

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 come Amazon developed such a great technology…when thinking about the Amazon first impression which comes to mind is ,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.