Mount a remote device in tunneling “sshfs”

Several articles ago I explained how to mount a remote machine via FTP, so that the PC on which we operate is seen as a directory locale. The program used to establish the connection between the two machines is unpronounceable: “curlftpfs“. Today we will do the same thing, but the protocol used will be the’SSH. We will find several similarities to the article previously developed, one in all the impronunciabilità the software used: “sshfs“.

How much of the useful software, “sshfs” is directly installed via repository. It will be sufficient to look inside the graphical tool in use to the distribution. (more…)

Rebuild the database YUM on Fedora 15

I apologize to readers if these days there have been regular updates on the blog, but it was a period that is’ challenging and the blog has taken a back seat.

Today we talk about GNU / Linux, in addition to Fedora 15 This procedure also applies to older versions of well-.

It may happen that the database is corrupt YUM, happens especially when we install the packages outside of YUM (using “rpm --install <pacchetto.rpm>” or other). The procedure to restore everything to normal is as follows: (more…)

“Level out” the volume of our MP3 library with MP3Gain

With the brief advice today we talk about music, or rather how to simplify a perennial problem of those who have a wide libreria MP3 in which each track is ripped to a different volume.

How many times has it happened to put our MP3 player playing and having random every time tinkering with the volume because a song “save“, and the other does not feel? The solution is, and is called MP3Gain. MP3Gain is a program open source whose sole purpose is leveling (the technical term is correct “normalize“) the output volume of an audio file. (more…)

Alien will turn to “deb” in “rpm” and vice versa

Today we see a small handbook for the operation of "alien”, application that converts archives "deb"To Debian in “rpm"To RedHat, and vice versa. Clearly available only for GNU / Linux. Although it is a stable software and regularly updated, “alienshould not be used for the installation of packages important for the system. Alien offers an alternative if they do not exist compiled packages for your distribution, is not suitable to replace the system libraries. (more…)