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OPS235 Lab 3 - CentOS6

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'''Perform the following steps:'''
 
(Perform investigations 1 - 3 in your host machine (c6host)
# Using information from the man page for <code>rpm</code>, fill in this information:
::* Based on the result, do you think that cups is a useful package for your system? If not, try removing it.
<ol>
<li value="8">Unused and unneeded software can present a security risk and ties up disk space needlessly. Find at least 4 other packages (for example: games, sound & video, etc) that you're not using on your system, and remove them. Be careful to ensure that removing those packages does not also remove other software that you do need.</li>
</ol>
<li>Click "Add Hardware" and add a new storage device of 2GBs, make sure it's a VirtIO disk.</li>
<li>Go back to the console view</li>
<li>Run the same ls command now(performed in step 1), what's changed?</li>
<li>Now we'll make the new device as a physical volume, add it to the volume group, and extend lv_root:</li>
<code>pvcreate /dev/vdb

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