Posts tagged as os

At work, we have a couple Backblaze storage pods (version 3 with 4TB drives) that we use for backup purposes. They were obtained before my time because quick, bulk storage was necessary to backup our object storage platform, Swift. Sadly, the bo…

Discovered that in recent Ubuntu versions, the following is the "official" way to up and down interfaces cleanly. Edit /etc/network/interfaces adding your entry similar to below: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback #…

This was fairly easy to do: Edit the sources.list or necessary file in sources.list.d to use the new version “qiana” and also utilize “trusty” ubuntu packages: 2. apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade apt-get upgrade ??? Profit! Thanks tecmin…

Fortunately, could only get server via the eval program….btw, I strongly dislike rhel. Via RedHat: yum groupinstall "X Window System" Desktop Edit /etc/inittab for runlevel 5 (change the 3 to a 5) /etc/sysconfig/desktop needs to contain: DIS…

So I don’t usually use a RHEL based machine, but recently was tasked with deploying one on our network. After the normal install process, which I decided to do text based via adding the following to the boot statement for the default installer…

Just a quick note, I found a fork of unetbootin called TuxBoot. I highly recommend it as it actually launched in Mint, unlike the latest unetbootin which: Doesn’t find usb devices on osx. Won’t even launch on certain linux distros for whatever…