Installing Git and EPEL Packages on RHEL 5.*

I was looking to install Git on a Linux server running RHEL 5.*. And using the EPEL repos helped me to locate the required Git rpm along with its dependencies. I followed the following steps to install Git: wget rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm yum install git

Shell Script to Detect If the IP Address Is Googlebot

1. Introduction Google has explained here on how to verify if the given IP belongs to Googlebot. So instead of hard-coding all the IPs which might change eventually, Google has suggested doing a DNS lookup using host command on Linux. The steps suggested in the article are: reverse DNS lookup using the IP to get … Read more

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