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Create export domain or ISO Domain on RHEV 3

This is taken from Red Hat Portal How to create an export domain or iso domain? (Need customer access)
On the NFS, you need to do the following

Chrome Remote Desktop connects from your Android device to Linux

Google recently announced the beta release of the Chrome Remote Desktop for Linux. It allows you to remotely connect to a Linux machine from within the Chrome browser. Judging from the early comments in the Google product help forum, setting up the Chrome Remote Desktop on a Linux machine is still rather quirky for certain configurations.

Subscribing to Red Hat Virtualisation Manager Channels

Taken from Red Hat Red Hat Enterprise Visualization Documentation
Step 1: Register the system with Subscription Manager
Run the following command and enter your Red Hat Network user name and password to register the system with the Red Hat Network
subscription-manager register
Step 2: Identify Available Entitlement Pools
Entitlement pools containing the channels required to install the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager

Virtualization: KVM equivalent to "vzctl enter" in OpenVZ

If you are used to using Virtuozzo or OpenVZ containers and are looking to make the switch to the full virtualization solution KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine), you may find one very convenient feature missing: the ability to enter into a virtual environment from the parent node.
Of course, the most popular solution used to access KVM VM is simply connecting via SSH. But what if your key gets removed or the SSH service becomes inaccessible? Rest assured, you can use this little trick to gain access directly to a root shell and manage your VM:

New Oracle Technology Network PHP Forum URL

The Oracle Technology Network (which promotes the development community) is upgrading its software platform and reorganizing some content. The PHP Oracle forum is now at The top level "PHP Developer Center" is at

Fix: Error in Description line when installing Dell printer driver on Ubuntu

So, I have a Dell V715w that I've had for years. I wanted to get one of my Ubuntu workstations to print to it.
What was first thought to be convenient, Dell's website actually has a Ubuntu Linux installer and drivers available for download on their website here:

Mapping Ad account to Local Linux Group with Centrify Express on CentOS 6

Step 1. In order to add the AD User to the local User Group
adduser command is not nsswitch aware and do not recognize a user not locally defined when adding someone to a group.
# vim /etc/group
Step 2: Edit /etc/centrifydc/centrifydc.conf

Add an Active Directory (AD) Domain Account to sudo on Centrify Express for CentOS 6

Adding a Active Directory (AD) Domain Account to /etc/sudo is fairly easy on Centrify Express for CentOS 6. Suppose you have an AD Group called “Sys_Admin”, just add it to the
## Allow root to run any commands anywhere
root    ALL=(ALL)       ALL
%System_Admin ALL=(ALL)       ALL
If it is an individual user, just get the userid from Active Directory

X Forwarding Sudo SSH Session

Many environments make use of sudo to delegate access to administrative or application user accounts. This can make ssh X forwarding tricky because your environment changes as you sudo to another user. This is a workaround that will allow you to continue your ssh X forwarding session while running sudo as another user. How to […]
The post X Forwarding Sudo SSH Session appeared first on Backdrift.

Mix and match stable and testing releases in Debian

My Debian system runs the current stable Debian distribution Wheezy. However, there are software packages that are only available in the current testing distribution Jessie. Examples are dateutils, and Enlightenment 0.17.

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