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HOW TO Install mcrypt for PHP on RedHat Linux 6 and Oracle Linux 6

June 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

This tutorial shows you how to install libmcrypt and the companion PHP module under RedHat Linux 6 and Oracle Linux 6. By default, RHEL and OL do not provide mcrypt or libmcrypt packages for the 6.x release. Subsequently, they don’t provide PHP5 mcrypt modules either. Many PHP apps including PHPMyAdmin and Magento make use of […]

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Tags: Apache · gcc · How Tos · libmcrypt · linux · mcrypt · Oracle Linux · php · Programming · redhat · Unix

HOW TO Extract the contents of a .scexe file

January 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

HP Releases self-extracting firmware update files for Linux as .scexe files. These files usually contain an installer and a bunch of XML controlls. A -h flag provides a couple options for running the installer, but sometimes you don’t want to run it, you want to get at the contents. .scexe files contain a hidden –unpack […]

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Tags: How Tos · linux · Unix

Removing a File Beginning With Dash –

October 28th, 2009 · No Comments

I get this a lot from friends and Google is full of examples, but here it is again. If you have a file that begins with a hyphen (one of these: -) you’ll have a tough time removing it unless you remember something simple from Command Line 101. In most CLI environments, your shell has […]

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Tags: How Tos · linux · Unix