Installing all* the fonts on Red Hat EL6

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I am currently working on a project that takes screenshots of websites, and needed a quick way to get the most common fonts installed on the screenshot server. This worked wonders (although, it still needs a bit of tuning, I will work on that later. yum install google-\*-fonts wine-fonts dejavu-\*-fonts

CentOS 5.7 has been released

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I know I might bag out CentOS at the best of times, but Karanbir Singh – our fearless leader of all CentOS developers has announced the immediate availability of CentOS-5.7 for i386 and x86_64 Architectures. Well, what are you waiting for? yum upgrade.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 is out!

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Red Hat is pleased to announce the availability of the latest update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, release 5.6 (with kernel-2.6.18-238.el5)! In virtualisation land, one of the major changes have been the addition of the virtio balloon driver. This new driver in Red Hat 5.6 allows guests to express to the hypervisor how much… Read more »

Where is CentOS 6?

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Want to know what the status is of CentOS 6 is and how far away it is to being completed? There is a page on the CentOS wiki which contains a list of all the packages which the developers are currently focusing their attention on. Head over to for more information on the status… Read more »