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Linux for my son – How to install xRDP on CentOS

I remember the time when I received my first computer in the 1980’s. It was an IBM 30/286 computer with a 20 MB HDD, and a 3.5” Floppy drive. The OS was DOS, and my first game was Space Quest. It was a beginning of an incredible journey, and I still remember the learning process I went through using the command line. I believe learning from a CLI first helped me greatly in my computer skills and not being afraid to dig deeper. My...

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KeePassX installation on CentOS

I was looking to install a password management program on CentOS and found KeePassX. I didn’t find an easy button for it so I downloaded the source files from their site and then ran the following commands. tar xzvf KeePassX-0.4.3.tar.gz cd keepassx-0.4.3 qmake-qt4 make Now is when I ran into a problem. I was getting errors, and it was saying “File generated with too recent version of Qt Designer”. So I did some research...

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Cent OS

Cent OS

When I began using computers decades ago I started off using DOS, and it was years before Windows even became an option, at least an option I was aware of.  Therefore I became very proficient with the command line.  I actually prefer the command line to be honest, and I can do many tasks quicker than I can by doing the very same task in a GUI environment.  Now that is not to say I dislike the GUI environments, as I enjoy the OSX operating...

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