fortune is a simple program that displays a pseudorandom message from a database of quotations that first appeared in Version 7 Unix. The most common version on modern systems is the BSD fortune, originally written by Ken Arnold. Distributions of fortune are usually bundled with a collection of themed files, …Read More »
Fixing error: Package packagename is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source E: Package ‘packagename’ has no installation candidate
A common error in Linux A very common error in Linux; well, most Debian based Linux distributions such as Debian itself, Ubuntu, Kali, Linux Mint has this error when trying to install a package/application “Package packagename is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that …Read More »
Fixing ProxyChains ERROR: ld.so: object ‘libproxychains.so.3’ from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ignored.
Nullsec posted on – November 29, 2014 at 7:53 pm regarding ProxyChains giving an error: ERROR: ld.so: object ‘libproxychains.so.3’ from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ignored. Essentially, this might expose you. Following fix was also posted by NullSec, ‘Thank you‘. (I’ve only formatted his comment to make it more user-readable!) ProxyChains …Read More »
Forgetting root password is an hassle. We try to be vigilant with our security and set a complex root password. We also try not to login using directly into root account (in most production boxes) and use sudo instead. So it’s not very unlikely to loose your root password and …Read More »
Fixing There are unfinished transactions remaining. You might consider running yum-complete-transaction first to finish them in CentOS
Tried to install atop in one of the CentOS servers. Due to the fact this server is locked down, the install process failed. Next thing I know yum is giving me grief with the following error There are unfinished transactions remaining. You might consider running yum-complete-transaction first to finish them. …Read More »