Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

i386 vs x86_64

You might have noticed in various places (packages, commands) these 2 terms: i386 and x86_64. What do they mean and why should you care? They simply represent the architecture of the software used: x86_64 is for 64 bit processors  i386 is for 32 bit processors

Useful yum commands

The yum command is one of the most useful for Red-Hat/CentOS family server. It is basically  a command-line package-management utility. Red-Hat/CentOS packages are provided as .rpm files which can be installed either using the rpm command, or with yum. The nice thing about yum is that it allows you to add external repositories and you can… Read More »