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  • How to change Linux root password temporarily.
    5:45 PM

    This is a simple technique by which you can have your our root password temporarily and change it back to the real one after use. The condition is * You are logged in as root and you don’t know the root password Back-up the current shadow file. [root@localhost ~]# cp /etc/shadow /etc/shadowbkup Change the current

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  • How to install winrar for Linux
    5:45 PM

    You can install & use winrar for Linux. The installation is quite simple to follow even for Linux newbies. Open a terminal, type sudo su – to switch to root. cd /usr/src wget -c http://www.rarlab.com/rar/rarlinux-x64-3.8.0.tar.gz tar -xzf rarlinux-x64-3.8.0.tar.gz cd rar make You are done. Now you can use the commands rar and unrar  for compressing

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  • Install file splitter for Linux
    5:58 PM

    Download HJSplitlx file splitter for Linux from here : tar -xzf hjsplitlx.tar.gz to extract the file HJSplitLX Install the basic requirements :   [bash]rpm -ivh XFree86-libs-4.1.0-50.i386.rpm[/bash] http://biznetnetworks.dl.sourceforge.net/project/kylixlibs/kylixlibs3/Suse%208.2/kylixlibs3-runtime-3.0-rh.4.i386.rpm [bash]rpm -ivh kylixlibs3-borqt-3.0-rh.2.i386.rpm[/bash] to start the software ./HJSplitLX You may get the following error :- [bash][root@techinterplay src]# ./HJSplitLX[/bash] [bash]./HJSplitLX: symbol lookup error: ./HJSplitLX: undefined symbol: initPAnsiStrings[/bash] Execute the below command

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  • How to install .deb files using dpkg
    12:05 PM

    Most of the Ubuntu users depend apt-get to get and install debian packages. Using apt-get application is the quickest way to find and install debian packages. The installation part is done by an application named dpkg. Dpkg doesn’t have to be used by apt-get, you can use it manually as well. dpkg is a medium-level

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  • How to switch into ‘root’ user on an Ubuntu desktop
    1:56 PM

    Just an another simple tip for the Ubuntu desktop users. Ubuntu wont allow you to login as root due to some security reasons. But we need the root privilage for ‘apt-get’, process restart etc. Most of the users use ‘sudo’ to execute these tasks, which will run the command with ‘root’ privilages. But you can

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