Thank you Nilesh. Most of the stuff is applicable to Linux as well (and probably easier!). But if anyone has any suggestions to update article, so as it accommodates Linux, I am happy to update the blog post.
UPDATE: According to diyphotography.net, the links were only for those who had purchased CS2 and needed to re-install CS2 now that the registration servers are offline. There is not, REPEAT is not a free version of CS2 floating around.