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Can you run the Android Operating System OS on a x86 system?

Yes, you have the project Android-x86 (http://www.android-x86.org) which aims to provide complete solution for Android on Eee PC platforms first and then to provide solutions for common x86 platforms as well.

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How do I disable IPv6 permanently on all interfaces?

Open /etc/sysctl.conf with a text editor, and add the following lines.

#to disable IPv6 on all interfaces system wide

net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1

Then run
$ sudo sysctl -p /etc/sysctl.conf

Daily tip

How to display the headers of a binary file in Linux?

With readelf; for instance:

readelf -e `which sh`

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How to register and subscribe a system to the Red Hat Customer Portal using Red Hat Subscription-Manager?

Please consult the below Red Hat Link. The key command is subscription-manager:


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How can I copy a file preserving on destination the modification date and time?

With the option -p like in:

cp -p file /destination/folder

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How can I check to which package does belong a file in Gentoo?

With the equery command, for instance:

# equery belongs `which emerge`