Entries by Andrej OSmicro

How to Check Hard Disk Size and Hard Disk Usage on CentOS 6

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Simple command to check the Hard Disk size and usage on CentOS 6.2. This command is a basic command for linux operating system. To view and list of the usage of each partition in the server : [root@centos62 ~]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vg_centos62-lv_root 13G 1.8G 10G 15% / tmpfs […]

How to Change the Priority of Wired/Wireless Network Cards in Windows

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Do you ever plug in your wired network card while your wireless card is still enabled? Ever wonder how Windows chooses which one to use? Here’s how to see the default priority—and how to change it if you want. This also works great when you need to use mobile broadband USB but still be able […]

Installing Exchange Server 2010 Pre-Requisites Server 2008

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First, install the following software components. .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update Windows Remote Management and Windows PowerShell 2.0 2007 Office System Converter: Microsoft Filter Pack (for Hub Transport and Mailbox Server roles only) Run the following from an elevated command prompt. C:\>sc config NetTcpPortSharing start= auto Next we need […]

Insert Scanner box into Word via Macro

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Hi – after much searching and testing I found a macro that brings up the old ‘insert from scanner’ box that was available in previous versions of Word. This does rely on you having scanning software/driver installed. Create the following Macro (View > Macro > View Macros > Macros in Normal.dotm > Type ‘scan’ as […]

SyncBack Pro drive letter problem

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In some situations it is not known at profile creation time what drive letter Windows will assign to an external drive, for example, when it is plugged in. To get around this the variables SERIAL or LABEL can be used. For example, if your external drive has a serial number of ABCD-EFGH then you could […]

How to install ffmpeg mplayer and mancoder on CentOS 6

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Installing FFmpeg, MPlayer and MEncoder on CPanel and Centos 6 First, we need to install RPMforge repository on CentOS 6. 1. Install the DAG GPG key. rpm –import http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt 2. Download RPMforge-release package. cd /home wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.i686.rpm (if your server x86) wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 3. Verify the RPMforge-release package you have downloaded. rpm -K rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 4. Install the RPMforge-release package. […]

How to remove linux kernel in Red Hat/CentOS/Fedora Core/Suse Linux

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Before updating any of the linux components (modules,  kernel etc.) make sure to do a bit of a research online first, check update version relase notes, forums and blogs as sometimes updates can cause issues to your system. The worst problems are the ones that only appear after the servers restarts which could be days […]

How to install MP4Box ( GPAC ) on Centos 6.2

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MP4Box is a MP4 multiplexer utility, which can import MPEG-4 video, DivX, XviD, 3ivx, h264 etc, audio streams and subtitles into the .mp4 container. The end result is a compliant MP4 stream. It can also extract streams from a .mp4. MP4Box is a command line tool, but can be used with graphical user interfaces such as […]

CentOS Linux install and configure NTP to synchronize the system clock

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Q. How do I install and configure NTP under CentOS Linux 5 server to synchronize the system clock? A. You can easily install NTP (Network Time Protocol, a means of transmitting time signals over a computer network) using yum command under Redhat or CentOS/Fedora core Linux. Procedure Login as the root user Type the following […]