Monthly Archives: September 2012

How to patch UNITS Makefile.in

HOW TO PATCH UNITS Makefile.in Package: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/units/units-2.00.tar.gz Step 1: Get the units tarball Step 2: Extract the contents Step 3: Change into the new directory Step 4: make 2 new directories, then copy Makefile.in into those directories mkdir a b … Continue reading

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Creating an RPM package on Fedora 17

For a list of all files created: Click Here Setting up the computer: First install the development tools: yum groupinstall “Development Tools” “Development Libraries” Then you need to install the fedora packager: yum install “@fedora packager” Next you need to … Continue reading

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Building From Source

Today I am building the GNU programs macchanger and which. I thought it sounded interesting, as it allows you to changed your mac address on a interface. Which command allow you to see the location of another command. My procedures: … Continue reading

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Installation of Fedora

My installation of Fedora is very simple, dual boot Windows 7 and Fedora 17. First I installed Windows 7, one partition for the Windows installation files and a second partition for installed programs. Fedora 17 was installed as a dual … Continue reading

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Introduction

Hello! My name is Andrew Oatley-Willis, I am currently a 5th semester student in the Computer Systems Technology program at Seneca College. I have been using, playing, and experimenting with different linux distributions over the past 3 years. I have … Continue reading

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