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yum-cron

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) provides a package for automated updates called yum-cron. Here are some notes on this functionality. NOTE in RHEL 7, the old “vixie-cron” has been replaced by the modern Red Hat fork “cronie” which … Continue reading

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World-Class Package Selection in CentOS and RHEL

If you use Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or CentOS, you may have noticed that even the latest 6.x distributions lack many common packages found in more progressive systems like Fedora or Ubuntu. Thankfully there is an easy fix provided … Continue reading

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