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How to recover RPMDB in RHEL / CentOS / Fedora

You can see below is the error while updating RHEL/CentOS/Fedora using yum update

[root@babar rpm]# yum update

rpmdb: Thread/process 8367/457660786 failed: Thread died in Berkeley DB library
error: db4 error(-41638) from dbenv->failchk: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 – (-30575)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm

Error: rpmdb open failed

New Please check RPMDB file and rebuild if corrupted using below commands

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WordPress has Launched Important Security release WordPress 3.8.2 for all WordPress based Websites around the Globe

According to this release will fix important issues:

This release also fixes nine bugs and contains three other security hardening changes:

  • Pass along additional information when processing pingbacks to help hosts identify potentially abusive requests.
  • Fix a low-impact SQL injection by trusted users. Reported by Tom Adams of dxw.
  • Prevent possible cross-domain scripting through Plupload, the third-party library WordPress uses for uploading files. Reported by Szymon Gruszecki. Continue reading
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LibreOffice an Open Source Office Productivity suite a very good alternative to Microsoft office Products

LibreOffice an Open Source Office Productivity suite a very good alternative to Microsoft office Products or any other propriety office productivity suites.

LibreOffice is a office suite as famous Open Source Software being used widely for word processing. It  is a fork of  & developed by The Document Foundation in 2010. The LibreOffice suite is set of programs to do word processing, spreadsheets, slideshows, diagrams and drawings, maintain databases, and compose math formulas.

It is perfect alternative to any office productivity suite when it comes to word processing. LibreOffice announced new version of LibreOffice 4.2.2. People who uses Linux as operating system enjoys this office productivity suite as pre-installed application when they install various distributions of Linux on their computers.

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RapidSMS – Configure your own SMS Gateway on Linux

RapidSMS is a free and open-source framework for rapidly building mobile services for scale. RapidSMS is built with Python and Django and is designed for building robust, highly customized mobile services with web-based dashboards. RapidSMS provides a flexible platform and modular components for large-scale data collection, managing complex workflows, and automating data analysis.

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First of all install Epel Repo

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