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About George Notaras

George Notaras is the editor of the G-Loaded Journal, a technical blog about Free and Open-Source Software. George, among other things, is an enthusiast self-taught GNU/Linux system administrator. He has created this web site to share the IT knowledge and experience he has gained over the years with other people. George primarily uses CentOS and Fedora. He has also developed some open-source software projects in his spare time.

Awesome tutorials

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I had made a post in the past about an awesome sed tutorial by Bruce Barnett. This is not his only tutorial though. His web site contains high quality information about awk, bash, regex, csh etc. I highly recommend it.

Get my kernel headers script

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This BASH script automates the procedure of getting the Fedora kernel headers, that was discussed in my previous post about preparing the complete kernel headers. It’s at a very early stage, does not include many checks, but does the job well, if configured properly. The configuration options are inside the script and they are mainly…

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The Complete Fedora Kernel Headers

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The official fedora kernel-devel package does not include the complete kernel headers. This should not be a problem in most cases when compiling third party modules, but there are times that one or more of these missing headers are absolutely needed. This document outlines a method to obtain the complete kernel headers for your currently…

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Local YUM Repository

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Sometimes, especially when you create your own RPMs, it is extremely useful to keep them in a local YUM repository. The advantage of this is that, when you install a package, YUM automatically resolves any dependencies, not only by downloading the necessary packages from the other repositories you might have in you list, but also…

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A quick AWstats guide

This guide will help you install and configure AWStats, schedule the parsing of the Apache access log files and use the statistical data to generate web traffic reports. All steps are explained in great detail.