OpenVZ 7 Upgrade Error !

While upgrading OpenVZ server I got an error as below : ==== –> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: 10:qemu-kvm-vz-2.9.0-16.3.vz7.8.x86_64 (factory) Requires: You could try using –skip-broken to work around the problem ** Found 1 pre-existing rpmdb problem(s), ‘yum check’ output follows: grub2-theme-openvz-1.4-1.vl7.noarch has installed conflicts grub2-theme-openvz: grub2-theme-openvz-1.4-1.vl7.noarch ==== This is a known bug and […]

Linux Configuration and Diagnostic Tools

untitled System and Network Configuration * linuxconf – A GUI interactive interface available on Redhat 6.0 or later which includes netconf configuration. * netconf – A GUI interactive interface available on Redhat 6.0 and later. * kbdconf – A Redhat Linux tool which configures the /etc/sysconfig/keyboard file which specifies the location of the keyboard map […]


I think the number one skill a sysadmin should have is a solid understanding of shells and shell scripting. The Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide is a good place to start or take a refresher. From the introduction: A working knowledge of shell scripting is essential to anyone wishing to become reasonably proficient at system administration, even […]

Cannot install binary packages using pkg_addCannot install binary packages using pkg_add

Failure to install binary packages in older FreeBSD versions using “pkg_add -r”. Solution: Add these lines to /etc/csh.cshrc (/etc/profile if you are using bash or sh): [FreeBSD 4.x] setenv PACKAGESITE setenv PACKAGELIST [FreeBSD 5.x] setenv PACKAGESITE setenv PACKAGELIST