CentOS 6.2 VMware Tools Install the Easy Way

No internet tools install Initiate the VMware tools install on your CentOS 6.2 VM. Open a SSH session to your VM and copy/paste this: (It is not recommended to directly paste something into a command prompt as a malicious website can inject crazy business. Please paste this into notepad before putting it into a ssh […]

CentOS 6.2 Sysprep for the Linux Impared

## Fix hostname hostname hostname.domain.com ## check the hostname sysctl kernel.hostname ## Check network info cat /etc/sysconfig/network ## Fix Eth0 vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 DEVICE=”eth0″ NM_CONTROLLED=”no” ONBOOT=”yes” BOOTPROTO=”static” TYPE=”Ethernet” IPADDR=xx.xx.xx.xx NETMASK=255.255.255.0 GATEWAY=xx.xx.xx.xx ## Apply the Eth0 changes /etc/init.d/network restart ## Fix DNS if necessary vi /etc/resolv.conf domainĀ placeholder.com search placeholder.com nameserver xx.xx.xx.xx ## If you cloned using VMware […]

Hey Ubuntu, I want my Ten Eighty P

My monitor wasn’t recognized, so I had to convince Ubuntu that I can go higher than 1024×768. cvt 1920 1080 xramdr –newmode (copy paste from cvt output) EXAMPLE xrandr –newmode “1920x1080_60.00” 173.00 1920 2048 2248 2576 1080 1083 1088 1120 -hsync +vsync xrandr –addmode VGA1 1920x1080_60.00 xrandr –output VGA1 –mode 1920x1080_60.00