Tag: red hat

How to uninstall Java for LInux

If the native Java for Linux has been installed and the goal is to remove it from the system and install the Oracle Java JDK. Here are the steps to do just that. This is here for reference, I have not fully tested this, in that the installation I was verifying did not have JRE as indicated in the original…

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Automated Scripted Install of WordPress on CentOS/RHEL Linux

Many WordPress users have enjoyed WordPress using an Internet host provider or on an XAMPP installation on a Windows installation. This exercise is a combination of several guides with some personal tweaks to install WordPress on a fresh install of Linux. More specifically an install of CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Install Packages Using yum install MySQL, Apache,...Read More »

Connect to VNCServer on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is remote control software to allow computers interact with one another as a server and client. It is developed to ease the administration of remote machines without using the console. For Windows users, there may be a a familiar feel similar to that of Windows Terminal Services (RDP). VNCServer is standard on a Red Hat Enterprise…

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Access Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with XManager Remote Control

NetSarnag Computer, Inc. offers a product called XManager 3 that will enable a Windows workstation to access a Linux box. However, there are some configuration changes that need to be made on the Linux box for this application to work. The documentation offered by netSarang Computer, Inc. is far from accurate as it looks outdated. Too many assumptions are made….

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Setup JBoss on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL5) Server

A recent task required an installation and setup of a JBoss Application Server on a Linux box. I originally selected the Ubuntu 8.0.4 LTS Server Edition for this task since I have had a little more experience with Ubuntu. I have graduated to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 (RHEL) and CentOS 5.2. I created A RHEL virtual machine with VMware…

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Disable firewall on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server

Using a Windows box with Putty to install and execute jboss with it's own Tomcat instance using the default port of 8080 on a fresh built Red Hat Enterprise Linux box, everything looked to be fully operational; however, I could not access the web address from a remote box. I quickly realized that the firewall was fully operational (from previous...Read More »