PlayOnLinux – Run Windows Application on Linux

PlayOnLinux is a piece of software which allows you to easily install on your Linux box and it will just like running on Microsoft Windows.

It come with numerous games and apps that could just run with cost-free from your Linux box.

Now, you can visit them by http://www.playonlinux.com/

PHP Compilation Error

It is not my first time to install PHP to the Linux server, but I am always not remember the error and which packages should install to get away the error.

So I am sharing some error code with the packages needed as below.

Error: Configure: error: xml2-config not found. Please check your libxml2 installation.
Solution:

yum install libxml2-devel

Error: Checking for pkg-config… /usr/bin/pkg-config configure: error: Cannot find OpenSSL’s
Solution:

yum install openssl-devel

Error: Configure: error: Cannot find MySQL header files under /usr.
Note that the MySQL client library is not bundled anymore!
Solution:

yum install mysql-devel

Error: Checking for unixODBC support… configure: error: ODBC header file ‘/usr/include/sqlext.h’ not found!
Solution:

yum install unixODBC-devel

Error: Configure: error: Cannot find pspell
Solution:

yum install pspell-devel

Install RAR and Unrar in Linux

Sometimes, you might required to compress or extract .rar file from Linux box which do not come by default, however you may install it manually.

Under Debian Linux, you need to type apt-get as follows to install unrar program:

apt-get install unrar

Under Fedora core Linux then use yum command

yum install unrar

If the above method not working, you may copy the following command and paste to your console line.

cd /tmp;wget http://www.rarlab.com/rar/rarlinux-3.6.0.tar.gz;tar zxf rarlinux-3.6.0.tar.gz;cd rar;cp rar unrar /bin