How to change the time zone on linux box

Please use following commands for changing the timezone.

[root@ip-purabk-pc purab]# date
Fri Jan 22 06:35:11 MST 2010

[root@ip-purabk-pc purab]# ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/
Africa/ Cuba GMT0 Japan Poland Universal
America/ EET GMT-0 Kwajalein Portugal US/
Antarctica/ Egypt GMT+0 Libya posix/ UTC
Arctic/ Eire Greenwich MET posixrules WET
Asia/ EST Hongkong Mexico/ PRC W-SU
Atlantic/ EST5EDT HST Mideast/ PST8PDT
Australia/ Etc/ Iceland MST right/ Zulu
Brazil/ Europe/ Indian/ MST7MDT ROC
Canada/ Factory Iran Navajo ROK
CET GB NZ Singapore
Chile/ GB-Eire Israel NZ-CHAT Turkey
CST6CDT GMT Jamaica Pacific/ UCT

[root@ip-purabk-pc purab]# ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/EST /etc/localtime
[root@ip-purabk-pc purab]# date
Fri Jan 22 08:40:32 EST 2010
[root@ip-purabk-pc purab]#


How to setup vnc-server on fedora 11

Use following steps

[root@purabk-pc purab]# yum install vnc-server
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
Setting up Install Process
Package tigervnc-server-1.0.0-2.fc11.i586 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do

[root@purabk-pc purab]# vim /etc/sysconfig/vncservers

In file use following lines (//PURAB IS MY USER NAME, YOU NEED TO USE YOUR USERNMAE)

VNCSERVERARGS[59]=”-geometry 1024×768 -nolisten tcp”

Than set your password or change for VNC-viewer

[purab@purabk-pc ~]$ vncpasswd

Than Became root user
[purab@purabk-pc ~]$ su

Start the VNC server
[root@purabk-pc purab]# /sbin/service vncserver restart

[root@purabk-pc purab]# /sbin/chkconfig vncserver on


Now you can able to use your box from vnc viewer..


How to install Imagemagick and How to check Imagemagick on Fedora

Use following command for Installing the Imagemagick
#yum install imagemagik

OR binary installtion follow this:
tar -xzf imagemagic1.
cd imagemagic1.
make check
make install

How to check Imagemagick on Fedora:
[root@purabk-pc html]# rpm -ql ImageMagick

For running the ImageMagick use following commands
#animate or #display

How to Install the IE6 and IE7 on Fedora11

Note: Dont became root because these files will crash your linux.

Use following commands for installing the IE7 on your box.
#yum install wine cabextract
Here we are exiting the root user

#cd /tmp
#tar xvfz ies4linux-latest.tar.gz
#cd ies4linux-*
#./ies4linux –no-flash –install-ie7

I tried following command multiple times than I got succeed(6 or 7 times). Many times this command not executed properly.
#./ies4linux –no-flash –install-ie7

To launch IE6 Type on command prompt:

To launch IE7 Type on command prompt:

My comments
IE6 and 7 is running properly on my machine but some time it gives me error about IE7.
I am looking forward to solve that issue.