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Install the Nimbus theme on Centos6/RHEL6

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CentOS 6 is great OS for desktop use but the default Gnome installation doesn’t look so good and the available themes are not of much help. I find the Nimbus engine (the old OpenSolaris GTK theme) to be a great choice to revive the old Gnome 2. The easiest

CentOS 6.4 released

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Shortly after the release of RHEL 6.4, the community supported clone was announced today. CentOS-6.4 is based on the upstream release EL 6.4 and includes packages from all variants. All upstream repositories have been combined into one, to make it easier for end users to work with (CentOS 6.4

Kdump on CentOS 6

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kdump is part of the kexec-tools package which provides the kexec binary that facilitates a new kernel to boot using the kernel’s kexec feature either on a normal or a panic reboot. With the help of kdump, kexec and a debug kernel, one can have a much higher chance