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He survived another New Year's Eve in Times Square, he can survive your quizzical queries. He's got one name, like Morrissey or Bjork. He's strong, he's beautiful, he's... the Shadowman. And he's here to answer the toughest questions ever asked of a Trademark or Registered Trademark of a publicly held corporation. Void where prohibited.
Got a question that you'd like Shadowman to answer? Ask him.
Steve shook off the malaise and yawned out:
#Please get your house in order rpm --rebuilddbWhich, in most cases, will allow RPM to get its wits about itself. If sterner action is required, say for example that last command hangs indefinitely, or the misreporting of what is and isn't installed continues, try the following:
#Stop any RPM business pkill rpm #Get rid of db cruft rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db* #Pretty please, with sugar on top... rpm --rebuilddbAnd that will shape things up nicely.
Norbert... yes, Norbert, woke up on the wrong side of the bed and grumbled:
INTERVAL=120To some other number (in minutes).
Damien, who passed up a chance at a happy life in forestry for technology, asks:
ln -s $HOME/shared /sharedNow whatever you place into the /home/damien/shared directory is automagically in /shared. fstab is really for block devices.
On to the rest of your question. As root:
chown -R root.root /shared chmod -R 777 /shared
To Tal, who firewalled himself into his own home, Shadowman says: service iptables stop, chkconfig iptables off will help immensely.
To Jerry & Deb, who have a Xenix floppy, Shadowman says: mount -t sysv /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
To Glenn, with all the umask questions, Shadowman says: umask resets default permissions. For example a umask of 022 on a 777 file:
777 Default Permissions -022 Minus umask value ----- 755 New Permissions