In Linux, it is recommended to store the password in /etc/shadow file. In case, if /etc/shadow file is not available then the Linux saves the password in /etc/passwd by default. The advantage of using /etc/shadow file is that it is accessible only by the root user. However, /etc/passwd is readable by all users.
This article demonstrates the steps to setup a development workstation with RHEL6 64-bit OS. Althought the video describes the RHEL6.1 installation, the steps applies to all RHEL6 64-bit OS installations.
Whenever a Linux system is powered on a series of action is performed before you receive a login prompt. This sequence of Linux OS startup is referred to as the boot process.
This article provides the detailed description of what happens behind the scene during Linux boot process for x86 systems.
YUM stands for Yellowdog Updater Modified. YUM is an interactive, rpm based package management software which is used for installing, updating and removing the rpm packages without dwelling into the complexity of package dependencies.
The following procedure describes the steps to configure YUM repository on 64 bit RHEL6 server using iso.
FTP following packages to the /root folder on linux server