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DNF / YUM History

Accidents can happen at any time on a computer system.  Some small, some painfully large.  One of such accidents can be removing or installing software in Linux and it causing havoc in your system.  When you run a DNF remove command it does list all the packages and dependencies that are going to be removed and gives you the opportunity to abort.  The problem can come into play if you get too complacent and just hit yes, or are just...

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How to increase the size of a Linux LVM

In this article we will be discussing how to go about increasing the size of a Linux LVM.  This will involve making the needed space available on the physical partition first.  You will need to have available space, either by adding a new hard drive to your system, or if you are in a dual-boot situation such as myself you can shrink one of your current Windows partitions.  When performing these tasks be sure you have made your needed...

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Dual boot Fedora Linux and Install nVidia drivers

In my previous post I discussed how to install xRDP on CentOS 7, and the reasons behind it were so my son could remote into a VM instance of CentOS via a WYSE terminal I have available.  While I like CentOS myself, I wanted to find a Workstation distro that we both would like to use.  I installed a variety of Linux distros in a VM so I could get a feel for how they worked, and how well I could get what I wanted to work on them working...

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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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A new hosting provider

This blog for some time was run from the hosting services provided by Hostgator.  While the services are inexpensive, the customer service was very slow to respond, and when they would many times the issues were not resolved.  The issue that finally pushed me to make the change to a new provider was when I was noticing my site would be down number times a day for various lengths of time.  I reached out to their technical support services...

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