Skip to main content

Pkgdb2 fully setup on ireland - Official release 0.3

My goal for Release 0.3 in the beginning was to deploy Fedora Package Database and make it work with fedpkg. However, pkgdb was getting outdated so I worked on installing pkgdb2. I managed to deploy a development instance of it for my 0.1, 0.2 I could not do much as it was getting hard to communicate with Pierre.

Now, I have successfully deployed pkgdb2 on

ireland.proximity.on.ca:8080/pkgdb2

It is completely functional and nothing is broken. It has a database that it is communicating with but there is no data in it as of yet, as i did not understand all the table relationships and did not have time to look into it. Nonetheless, there is no reason why it would not work when data is put into it, because the website is connecting to the right database.

I was told to deploy the pkgdb2 on ireland on a virtual host so i set it up on port 8080. I have properly configured the firewall to allow port8080.
I requested the packages list that needed to be put into the database and I haven't got it yet, however, we have the data scheme now so that getting the packages information in there should not be a big issue. Also, if we click login on the website it is going through FAS authentication, in the future we may set up our own authentication system but for now this is working. Ideally, Anybody who is in sytem-admin or package-maintaner group in FAS should be able to modify the packages through th GUI(it is not tested yet).

The database scheme can be checked here: http://ireland.proximity.on.ca:8080/tables.txt

The database dump is also there on ireland. As of yet, the website is communicating with an empty database based on mysql.

Enjoy the holidays.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

ASUS RT N16 + OpenWRT + nodogsplash = WiFi Hotspot (For beginners)

1.Make sure you are directly connected to the router through a cable ·Take an ethernet cable from your ASUS modem and plug it into your pc/laptop
2.Now access your modem by going into the browser and typing: 192.168.1.1 ·Go to administration tab and click on Firmware upgrade/update NOTE: Please use internet explorer for all of these configurations. There are some issues reported in other browsers. 3.You will have to load a DD-WRT basic image first to load the openWRT image. You cannot directly load openWRT image for some reason I dont know of ·Download the image by clicking on the link: www.dd-wrt.com/routerdb/de/download/Asus/RT-N16/-/dd-wrt.v24-14896_NEWD-2_K2.6_mini_RT-N16.trx/3763
4.Once the image is downloaded just click on browse on the ASUS firmware upgrade page and browse to the DDWRT image and upload it
5.

How to Install GTK-RecordMyDesktop on RHEL 7 (best screen recording software imo)

If you want to record your screen to make tutorials or something else, GTK-recordmydesktop is capable of doing it. Most of the screen-recording programs that I have come across requires you to record your audio separately, however this software is also capable of recording audio without any extra step. It can also work with JACK audio server.

PART 1 - Install EPL repository for RHEL 7:
Open a terminalInstall epel using the following command: yum -y install epel-release.Refresh repo by typing the following commad: yum repolist.PART 2 - Install GTK-RecordMyDesktop: yum install gtk-recordmydesktop That's it, it should work right away. If it doesn't, it is possible that you might be missing some codecs as I installed them from nux and epel repos earlier.

Create isolated network on Virtual Machine Manager - Centos 6.5

Since most of the Linux administration practice is done in a virtual environment, I thought I should create a video about it, as I am aware that some students at my college struggle with it in their labs. Please let me know if I missed anything or did not explain anything clearly.

Thanks,