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Installing libTorrent and rTorrent on Linux Centos

As requested by one of my blog reader, I write this libTorrent and rTorrent installation tutorial :) I’m installing libTorrent and rTorrent on a Xen based VPS with Linux Centos 5.4

From the project’s website:

LibTorrent is a BitTorrent library written in C++ for *nix, with a focus on high performance and good code. The library differentiates itself from other implementations by transfering directly from file pages to the network stack. On high-bandwidth connections it is able to seed at 3 times the speed of the official client.

To install libTorrent and rTorrent first we install the compiler and dependencies required Continue reading Installing libTorrent and rTorrent on Linux Centos

Installing Gnome and VNC Remote Desktop on Centos VPS

After writing a how-to on installing Gnome and VNC server on Ubuntu Linux, this time I blog on the same tutorial but now I use Centos 5.3 Linux.

It’s almost similar with Ubuntu, but on Centos we use YUM instead of apt-get command. Both package managers have its own fans, nevertheless both yum and apt-get deliver an easy to use package installer.

To read the how-to please go to: http://www.talk.web.id/2009/08/installing-vnc-remote-desktop-on-centos-vps/ as I write it for Talk Web ID. If you like the tutorial or have questions, please write on the comment box.

no_pubkey apt-get update

I just installed a virtual machine using Ubuntu linux and got NO_PUBKEY error messages when tried to update my Ubuntu installation using “apt-get update” command. To fix this you’ll need to install some gpg key:

Is it Time to Move to Linux?

Recently I’m installing Linux Ubuntu on a PC and quite impressed with their developments. Linux Ubuntu becoming more and more user friendly for me (although for average PC users will still quite difficult to use Linux).

With my current needs of computing and work which is almost all of it is web based, such as chat with my abroad collegues, checking emails, social networking, blogging, web administration, server administration, etc. I started to feel that the need of Microsoft Windows is less demanding. Continue reading Is it Time to Move to Linux?

Changing /tmp Partition Size on CPanel Server

Today one of my server have its /tmp partition is full and causing problems such as failed MySQL database query or Fantastico stop working because they can’t write temporary file. Here is the solution I found on CPanel’s forum:

Then umount /tmp and /var/tmp:

Then remove the old partition file:

Then create a new one:

Xen VPS can’t initialize iptables table ‘filter’

If you using HyperVM and get this error message after upgrading your dom0’s Xen kernel:

It means that the library for the kernel is not copied yet to the VM. To fix this simply copy the new kernel library from /lib/modules/<new kernel> to VM’s /lib/modules directory then restart the VM.