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  • Jay Versluis 6:13 pm on July 27, 2013 Permalink | Reply

    Categories: Linux ( 101 )   

    How to use yum-complete-transaction 

    Tux-says-YUMEvery once in a while it can happen happen that use use “yum update” to update your Linux system.

    Usually this works without a hitch, but you may have come across a message such as this:

    Setting up Install Process
    Resolving Dependencies
    There are unfinished transactions remaining. You might consider running yum-complete-transaction first to finish them.
    The program yum-complete-transaction is found in the yum-utils package.

    But what does this mean, and how do we alleviate this?

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  • Jay Versluis 10:45 am on July 3, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 1 and 1, Cloud Server   

    Categories: Linux ( 101 )   

    How to mount additional disk space in 1and1’s Cloud Server 

    Tux Linux IconAfter having a chat about what would be the best managed hosting would be with my friend at Bennet Office Technologies, I’ve just ordered a new Dynamic Cloud Server with 1&1 with a total of 800GB disk space. They rock, but they come with a minor inconvenience: due to the way these server instances are allocated, 1&1 do not automatically extend the partition for you – so you can’t actually start using the full amount you’ve ordered.

    Here’s how to make use of the full disk space on a current file system:

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    • Jay Versluis 9:49 am on March 8, 2014 Permalink | Reply

      If you get an error messages and neither of these commands are found, make sure to install the lvm2 package:

      yum install lvm2
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