install oracle enterprise linux and oracle apps

hi, iam having an hp server with 6gb mem, 146gbx6 hdd. i need to install oracle enterprise linux on the server and later i have to install oracle apps. iam not an experienced linux guy , could anyone help me to let me know the steps for both the installation of oel and oracle apps

My /dev/mapper/VolGroup-lv_root partition filled up during a file-copy operation – HELP

Hi guys'n gals,

I read about a fast way of copying from one dir to another here:

I really wanted to do the coping lokally instead of via the Total-Commander interface over the LAN. So I tried it:

I cp down into my old music dir and there do this command: more>>

Restricting Hard Drive Space Usage

Does anyone know if there is a way to restrict the amount of space avaliable to users on a hard drive? more>>

seLinux httpd_read_user_content help

I am trying to get apache to access some PHP files and selinux keeps blocking me. It told me I need to set httpd_read_user_content to true. I did this and it worked. The problem is that setting this to true sounds a little dangerous, like it could cause security problems. more>>

Add users to groups with ldap

I need to add an existing user to an existing group with my new ldap setup, which is running on a Debian lenny server. Here's what I've got for an ldif file:

dn: cn=johnstones,ou=Groups,dc=newcrossroads,dc=net changetype: modify add: uniquemember uniquemember: cn=jess

and here is my command and output: more>>

Suggestions for an email server solution...

Hi Everyone,

Small question for you. I'm not a linux newbie... But I am a sendmail newbie... more>>

DNS Server?

A while back I remember reading (I can't remember if it was on, in an issue of LJ, or somewhere else) about a DNS server where zone changes could be scheduled. more>>

I have been writing a document about linux server.

I wrote the document in Chinese before. but from now on I will be writing document in English.

the following is Table of Contents.

1. Introduction

Linux Installation

I. System

2. device information 3. System Information 4. time zone

to change system date/time more>>

Photo Gallery Software

Someone I know is looking for a free option for displaying photos. He needs something which will allow people to join up and upload their own photos as well. So far he has looked at Coppermine but is wondering if anything else exists. I did some searching but couldn't find anything that didn't involve running shell or Perl scripts (outside of Coppermine, that is). more>>


I have a question to which I am trying to find an answer. If suexec is enabled in apache, a user can run his scripts under his own ID. It is fine. My questions are

1. In the first place for what purposes a user want to run CGI under his own ID.

2. Whatever is the purpose , why can't we change the permissions for the user accordingly in his virtual host entry in httpd conf file more>>

Checkup Routine for Linux Server


My manager asked me to create a daily / weekly / monthly checkup routine for a linux server (Centos 4). Some kind of a "to do" list, making sure all of the relevant services are working properly: hardware, software, network services, quota... I'm a linux newbie, and am not aware of all the components that are relevant to this kind of checkup.

Can you help me?

Thank you.

To Bypass Transperent proxy for local Intranet

Dear All,

We have setup Squid proxy server in transparent mode so that every user is forced to browse the internet through squid proxy on 3128 port.

Configuration is follows

1) Squid and Firewall configured on same box on

2) Done all necessary setting required for Transparent Proxy. also it is working file. more>>

why it is not a defined MSSQL function??? mssql_select_db('[SwitchCenterDB]', $connect);

PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function mssql_select_db()

The source in question:

$connect = odbc_connect("DSNNAME", "miki", "84139") or die ("couldn't connect"); if ($connect) echo 'Great!'; else echo 'Damn'; mssql_select_db('[SwitchCenterDB]', $connect);

php script - mssql problem; could you help?

[Tue Mar 04 14:10:00 2008] [error] [client] PHP Warning: odbc_exec() [function.odbc-exec]: SQL error: [unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Invalid object name 'DeviceView'., SQL state S0002 in SQLExecDirect in /srv/www/htdocs/hu/Proj1/ttb.php on line 7 more>>

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