CentOS 6.5 has just been released. To update to CentOS 6.5, run the following command as root: Be sure to review the list of updates before accepting. If no updates are found, the yum mirror that you’re using may not synched yet. Try updating again in a few hours. You can find the CentOS 6.5 Release Notes here.
In this post, we’ll be covering off how to install the Ghost blogging platform on CentOS Linux. Ghost is minimalist, open-source blogging platform that was recently released. It is very simple to author content and is written in NodeJS. We’ll also be installing Apache with a basic reverse proxy configuration to access Ghost on port 80, being served from demo.centosblog.com Continue Reading »
The first PuTTy update has been released after almost 2 years. The update contains mostly bug fixes, and a fix for 4 security holes that were discovered in 0.62: vuln-modmul vuln-signature-stringlen vuln-bignum-division-by-zero private-key-not-wiped For those of you who use Windows / PuTTy, you can download the latest version here: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/
There is a publicly available exploit for a local user to gain root privileges. SELinux does not prevent this. More details regarding the bug can be found here: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=962792 A kernel update is available to resolve this issue (2.6.32-358.6.2.el6). To update your system, run the following command: You will need to restart your system in order for the changes to Continue Reading »
In this series, we will be installing some useful tools and applications to improve efficiency on the command line. In part 1 of “Spice up your CentOS Shell” we’ll be installing ZSH. 1. What is ZSH? ZSH is a powerful Unix shell. You can think of ZSH as an extended version of CentOS’ default shell, the Bourne Again shell (BASH), Continue Reading »
If you’ve just installed CentOS 6 on software RAID and it won’t boot off /dev/md0, try the following: 1. Using your CentOS install media, boot in to rescue mode 2. Once you are booted in to rescue mode, select the “start shell” option 3. Enter the following command: chroot /mnt/sysimage 4. Re-install GRUB (/dev/md0 may be different for you depending Continue Reading »