By: rgdacosta

July 18, 2008 1:21 pm

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Create an ISO from your openSUSE DVD and add it as an installation source from the command line

Tired of keeping your DVD's around? Want to create ISO images and add them as installation sources? These commands have been tested on openSUSE 11. First create a directory where you will store your ISO files. mkdir /home/sources Now create your ISO mkisofs -iso-level 4 -J -R -o /home/sources/su1100.001.iso /media/SU1100.001/ Now we […]

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By: rgdacosta

July 18, 2008 12:37 pm

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Create an ISO from your SLES DVD and add it as an installation source from the command line

Preamble: We call repositories "services" in SUSE Linux Enterprise. These commands have been tested on a SLES 10 SP1. 1) First create a directory where you will store your ISO files. mkdir /home/sources Click to view. 2) Now create your ISO mkisofs -J -R -iso-level 4 -o /home/sources/sles10sp1.iso /media/SLES10SP_001/ Click to view. 3) […]

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By: rgdacosta

June 14, 2007 12:30 pm

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Changing the Default Text Editor Used in SLED 10

Problem: Not quite a fan of vi? Whilst it is important to know, you are not limited to using vi when using commands such as edquota, crontab, visudo, etc. You can change the default editor used if you like. The variable VISUAL controls the editor and all you need to do is set it to […]

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