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Announcement: RedHat Seeking Nominations for Women in Open Source Awards

RedHat is seeking nominations for two awards they’re offering this year: one for college students, another for community members.  Award recipients will receive a stipend of $2,500 and a featured article on… 142 more words

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redhat rpm

To build a rpm (along with source rpm):

cd /usr/src/redhat
rpmbuild -ba SPECS/<file.spec>

To build a rpm only:

cd /usr/src/redhat
rpmbuild -bb SPECS/<file.spec>

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openssh rpm build

If not allready, install the rpm build stuff

  yum install -y rpm-build

Install packages necessary for building openssh

  yum install -y gcc
  yum install -y openssl-devel
  yum install -y pam-devel
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linux yum

Installing specific versions/architectures of packages

  • Ref: man yum
    SPECIFYING PACKAGE NAMES
    A package can be referred to for install, update, remove, list, info etc with any of the following as well as globs of any of the
    following:
           name
           name.arch
           name-ver
           name-ver-rel
           name-ver-rel.arch
           name-epoch:ver-rel.arch
           epoch:name-ver-rel.arch
    …
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firewalld

Add a rule to allow all traffic from a particular host

    firewall-cmd  --add-rich-rule='rule family="ipv4" source address="124.149.41.241" accept'

    firewall-cmd [--zone=<zone>] --remove-rich-rule='<rule>'

Allow a service

    firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-service=http
    firewall-cmd --add-service=http
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create a yum repository

Install the createrepo rpm.

    # yum install createrepo

Create the repository metadata

    # createrepo /export/repo/centos5.2-x86_64/
    ...
    Saving Primary metadata
    Saving file lists metadata
    Saving other metadata
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Women in Open Source | Red Hat

Celebrate the past, present, and future of open source In the 1940s, 6 women programmed the ENIAC, the world’s first electronic computer. Throughout history, technology has benefited from the work of female pioneers. 56 more words

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