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yum $releasever expands to %24releasever

Had this error when we were messing around with Centos 6. ftp://ftp.server.com/pub/centos/mirror/%24releasever/os/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] FTP Error 550 : ftp://ftp.server.com/pub/centos/mirror/%24releasever/os/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml Couple of the trouble shooting steps I did was that I first straced it: yum clean all strace -f -o /tmp/yumoutput … Continue reading

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Python script from e-mail with html headers

I got an e-mail today with a python script attached to it. I tried running it and got a whole bunch of errors and a stack trace. After looking at the python script, I noticed that either my Thunderbird or … Continue reading

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