Wednesday, November 26, 2008

How to install SSHFS and FUSE

  1. SSH File System (SSHFS) Website:
    Filesystem in UserSpace (FUSE) Website:

    How to install SSHFS and FUSE:
  2. Some potential error during my installation:

    "fuse: failed to open /dev/fuse: Permission denied", the solution is to use root to run"chmod o+rw /dev/fuse"

    "sshfs: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory." The solution is to run "ln -s /usr/local/lib/ /lib64/" for 64 bit or ln -s /usr/local/lib/ /lib/ for 32-bit

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Using nautilus to display icons at Fedora 9

On a clean install of Fedora 9, you will not be able to see icons on the Desktop, as the nautilus package is not install by default.

Just do a "yum install nautilus"

Installing IPW2x00 Kernel Modules

A good article on how to configure the ipw2xxx Wireless Modules. Make sure your Yum repository contains RPM Fusion

AS for the main installation of Installing IPW2x00 Kernel Modules, Read on....

Monday, November 17, 2008


Leafpad is a simple GTK+ text editor that emphasizes simplicity. As development focuses on keeping weight down to a minimum, only the most essential features are implemented in the editor. Leafpad is simple to use, is easily compiled, requires few libraries, and starts up quickly.


It's a new way of managing files. Or rather not manage files. Currently it's a cross between a calendar and a file browser with labels. It's a free/open source GTK application written in C#.
You can download an alpha version and try it out! As a side-effect, you'll likely learn something about your past computer use right away!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Parallel SSH

Parallel SSH is the name of an easy-to-configure tool that launch, copy, kill the same processes simultaneously

URL: (

Step 1:
If you are using CentOS, make sure you download from RPMForge
# yum install pssh

Step 2:
Create a text file in which you will add IP Addresses
# touch server.txt
# vi server.txt (Add Servers IP Addresses into the server.txt)

Step 3:
# pssh -h -l -v -o 
# For example pssh -h server.txt -l root -v -o /root/Desktop/test "uname -i"

Monday, November 10, 2008

Supporting Windows Terminal Clients from LINUX with xrdp

The goal of this project is to provide a fully functional Linux terminal server, capable of accepting connections from rdesktop and Microsoft's own terminal server / remote desktop clients. The Website of xrdp (

Steps to Install
Step 1:
# tar -zxvf xrdp-0.4.1.tar.gz
Step 2:
# cd xrdp-0.4.1
Step 3:
# make
Step 4:
# make install
Step 5:
# cd /usr/local/xrdp
# cp /etc/init.d/xrdp_control
# chkconfig --add xrdp_control
# chkconfig xrdp_control on
# service xrdp_control start

Step 6:
# groupadd rdpusers
# usermod -G rdpusers kittycool