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Month: December 2009

How To View CHM Files In Linux?

If you are a book worm then defiantly you will know what is a CHM file?For those who don’t know the CHM files let me explain it. CHM file is a compiled HTML files/document(s) in to a e-book kind so that we can view and index easily. This formate is the proprietary of Microsoft and by default the application to view CHM files in windows is installed. So what about viewing the files in Linux?We have to install CHM file viewer. There are so many applications to achieve this such as GTK* gnochm * CHMsee * FBReaderQt * Okular * kchmviewer * Kchm * chmcreatorOther* xCHM * Archmage * DisplayCHM * CHM Reader Firefox addonIn this post I will show you how to install gnochm application to view CHM files. Installing gnochm in Redhat#rpm -ivh libchm1.0.40-1.i386.rpm#rpm -ivh python-chm.0.8.4-1.i386.rpm#rpm -ivh 0.9.11-2.i386.rpmInstalling gnochm in Ubuntu#apt-get install gnochm Please comment regarding this post:-) Please visit for more linux admin...

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Configuration of SQUID Reverse Proxy

Recently my boss assigned me to work on SQUID reverse proxy. I thought it’s an easy task and started working on it. But when days started going on, I realised that it’s not going to happen in a night. And at last I found the solution some two days back. This post is about How to implement SQUID as a reverse proxy? If you want to know more about for what purpose we require reverse proxy and which reverse proxy is good please refer my other post here. Before Installing and configuring SQUID as reverse proxy I just want to add the below point(s). Don’t install SQUID from package installations such as rpm in Redhat and apt-get/deb in Debain. Download the source package from squid official site, then compile it and install it according to your needs. In order to SQUID run perfectly please change the ownership of the installation folder to squid. By default SQUID will not create cache directory in the installation directory, so we have to create it manually with ownership as squid user and we have to execute squid –z in order to SQUID work properly which will create. Don’t worry about all these points. I will explain these points once we start configuring SQUID. Prerequired packages: 1)gcc compiler2)openSSL So let’s start how to implement SQUID on RHEL5/CENTOS5 Step1 : Remove any squid package if...

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How To View PDF Files/Documents In Linux?

When i started using Linux. Big question was in my mind is whether i can view PDF(Portable Document Format) files or not? but as Linux prove to be “get your work done in many ways”. a classic example is PDF viewers in Linux. Its very much easy to install PDF viewerYou can install eitherxpdfFor Red-hat flavours rpm -ivh xpdf-ver.i386.rpmFor Ubuntuapt-get install xpdfor kpdfFor Redhat flavorsrpm -ivh kpdf.ver.i386.rpm For Ubuntuapt-get install kpdfor acrobatreaderFor Redhat/Ubuntu flavors Acrobat Reader from the above link and install./AdbeRdr9.2-1_i486linux_enu.binEnjoy reading PDF documents. If you are having any issues in installing the packages please feel free to comment. Please visit for more linux admin...

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My name is Surendra Kumar Anne. I hail from Vijayawada which is cultural capital of south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. I am a Linux evangelist who believes in Hard work, A down to earth person, Likes to share knowledge with others, Loves dogs, Likes photography. At present I work at Bank of America as Sr. Analyst Systems and Administration. You can contact me at surendra (@) linuxnix dot com.