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HOW TO: Use DVD Media to Yum Install Packages on CentOS7

Copy a file from CentOS6.5 or earlier or use the following. Notice the slight change in reference to c7-media and the GPG key.

vi /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Media.repo…
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Data Recovering

In my previous post you read how I managed to get a raw image of my friend’s failing hard drive.  This post talks about what to do next and how I delivered on my promise. 322 more words


Monitoring Oracle with oratop


I recently had a situation where I was troubleshooting a system that had fallen victim to some intermittent and very high load averages. At first, there were no apparent reasons for the high load averages, so that sent me searching for some monitoring tools to help identify the issue. 910 more words


script to generate BASH scripts

I create scripts on a day to day basis, and I eventually got bored of manually creating scripts from initial phase everytime, hence this master of scripts. 104 more words


Stopwatch "python"

Well as for this week, we were to create some sort of stopwatch game.
Player gets a point when, they hit “stop” button if it stops on seconds. 612 more words


Guess the number [python]

The following weeks mini-project was starting to get a bit trickier.
A simple game called, “Guess the number”

# http://www.codeskulptor.org/#user38_p561LbO9KO_0.py
# http://www.codeskulptor.org/#user38_SeTv0Tz7E7nAlil_11.py

# Mini-project #2 - "Guess the number game"
# Created by Mpho "!nerd" Mphego - Marion Island SANSA Engineer 2014-2015
# 'Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python' Course
# RICE University - https://class.coursera.org/interactivepython-005
# by Joe Warren, John Greiner, Stephen Wong, Scott Rixner
# One of the simplest two-player games is “Guess the number” 
# The first player thinks of a secret number in some known range while 
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Configure new JDK on Linux

Firstly, you go to JDK download page to download the JDK package fit to your system specification.
Following are the steps that you need to manually do with your new oracle jdk package. 203 more words