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Using a Proxy Server for RHN Updates on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

So, a very long story has resulted in the need for me to employ a proxy server to reach the RHN Classic update infrastructure.  Obviously, the first solution to such a problem would be to switch to the newer Red … Continue reading

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The Glorious rpm –rollback Option

So, at work, someone (me) might’ve decided to go ahead and apply updates to a development system regardless of the vendor’s slowness in coming up with a patch support plan.  This might’ve caused some (quickly remediated) destruction. So I’m here to discuss the … Continue reading

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Installing the Adobe Flash Plugin for Firefox on 64 bit Fedora 20

Another quick one: This is really basic, and there is help out there, but it did take me a little while to get everything simplified and correct, so here’s the procedure: $ sudo yum install http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm -y $ sudo rpm –import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux … Continue reading

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