Packaging is a cool feature when you want to have a software easily installed on different machines. On top of that, it is easier to manage installed packages, remove them or update them.
This How-To will explain how to create a distributable package using rpmbuild package. This tutorial was done on a Fedora 7 machine but should be working on Red Hat and CentOS.
Pidgin 2.1.0 was released on the 29th of July 2007. Thanks to steven for contacting me and asking me when it would be in the repository.
So here it comes, package for Ubuntu Feisty fawn.
LVM (Logical Volume Manager) is a great piece of software which allow you to deal with Logical Volumes. Using LVM along with ext3 filesystem, you are allowed to extend the size of your logical drives which is pretty handy when running out of space.
Distributions like Fedora, Suse and Debian have a LVM aware installer. Unfortunately, at the time this article was written, Ubuntu does not offer such settings with the Desktop Install CD.
This article will cover how to create LVM partitions and how-to generate your partitions from this LVM volume.
Sorry for this late release, but finally, here is the port of pidgin-2.0.2 from Ubuntu Gutsy repository.
This package is only available for Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (i386) 7.04.
Get more info on how to use the repository from debuntu's repository.