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Boot and Install Windows from a USB thumb drive

Installing Windows from a thumb drive is vastly superior to burning a copy to a DVD which will fill some landfill somewhere with toxic stuff. Not to mention it's about 50x faster to install Windows ...
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Scripted install of MySQL on Ubuntu

I need to write a script that will build my server from a fresh Ubuntu server install. Among things like Apache and PHP it needs to install MySQL. The only problem here is that when I install MySQL ...
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How can I speed up MSI package install and uninstall?

When installing and uninstalling Windows Installer packages, or MSI files as they are called, the progress of the installation appears signifiantly slower than with other installation packages. Why ...
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Install recent ImageMagick on CentOS 6.3

I'm having a terrible time trying to get a recent version of ImageMagick installed on a CentOS 6.3 x86_64 server. First, I downloaded the RPM from the ImageMagick site and tried to install it. That ...
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PHP as CGI or Apache Module?

I've always believed that PHP works better installed as an Apache module, but recently, someone on a local forum pointed out that running PHP as CGI is better security-wise. I've done some googling ...
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Installing php-fpm over php version missmatched

I have PHP installed by yum from the base @updates repository on Centos 6.3: php x86_64 5.3.3-14.el6_3 @updates 3.5 M I would like to install php-fpm version 5.3 because our web software works ...
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Install the latest boost centos 5.5

How can I install the latest boost in centos 5.5? Like what commands.
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Red Hat server minimal install

In a farm of virtualized Red Hat servers, there's the need to install a minimal system for security reasons. Minimal installs have several advantages (even no security related): Less exposure to ...
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Silent Install of MSI

What is the command line to silently install an MSI file?
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Program to snapshot changes made during an install?

Question Is there a decently-priced (free preferred) tool that will allow me to see all changes made to a system (disk, registry, etc.) during the process of an install? Background I would like to ...
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How to Get a List of All Root / Main Installed Packages on Debian

Is there a way to get all "main" packages that were installed via aptitude in Debian? By "main" I mean the package names that were given to aptitude via the install command. The equivalent of a Gentoo ...
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Oracle 11g silent install on Linux CentOS 5.2 x86-32 fails on database creation

After reading the Linux installation guide for Oracle 11g, taking particular note of the pre-installation requirements; I have been able to record a response file for a silent installation based off a ...
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How to force CentOS yum to use a later version of a package dependency already installed (php-common as a dependency of php-xml)

It would appear that the version I have of php-common-5.2.10-1.el5.centos is newer than the one being asked for as a dependency of php-xml when I try to install php-xml using yum install php-xml. The ...
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CentOS 7 Install Error: Call to StartServiceByName Timeout

I'm trying to install CentOS 7 on my HP Proliant DL320e Gen8 v2 server. I'm attempting this through the iLO4 IRC and virtual media. I'm booting 'CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-Minimal'. I get to the first ...
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How to upgrade Apache 2 from 2.2 to 2.4 for Ubuntu 10.04

I was in the process of doing a test upgrade from Apache 2.2 to 2.4.3. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04. I would have upgraded to 12.04 for this to see if the upgrade would go a lot smoother. Unfortunately, I ...
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Install SMTP Service on Windows 2003 SP2 without Installation CD?

I need to modify my development environment, a virtual image using Windows 2003 SP2, to install the SMTP service under IIS (6.0). The virtual image is a corporate build, and I do not have access to ...
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Is there anyway to build a raid system without all drives?

I'm building a raid1 (ok it will probably be a raid10,f2 but the difference with 2 drives... isn't much) system with 2 1TB drives. However, 1 of the drives I've ordered is bad so I'm RMA-ing it. I'm ...
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Debian Lenny apt-get install php5-cli Unmet dependencies help?

first time poster - long time reader and learner. Have been trying in vain for 2 weeks now to sort out a messed up PHP5.3 install on a Debian 5 (lenny) box. Each time I attempt to apt-get install ...
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windows php curl install : recommend a good site?

So I'm struggling to get php curl installed on my windows xp professional machine and I've probably tried 5 different sites which either dont' work or refers to missing file references like the ca ...
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“Inserted disabled” while upgrading Sun Sparc t5120 memory

I'm trying to upgrade a Sun t5120 server from 4GB to 8GB of RAM memory: I followed all the steps described on the section "Upgrade Memory Configuration With Additional FB-DIMMs" "Sun SPARC Enterprise ...
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`yum upgrade git` centos

I want to upgrade git cause the version on centos5 is 1.5.5.6. yum upgrade git says, "No Packages marked for Update." Am I using the wrong rpm? How do I use a different rpm? Which should I use?
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Building PHP on Mac OS X?

How do I figure out which ./configure options to use when building PHP 5.3.0 on Mac OS X? There are 10 zillion options and I have no idea which ones to use. All I want is to make sure that I have PDO ...