Category Archives: Enterprise Linux

Everything about RedHat, Centos, ScientificLinux …..

Happy Backup Day

Finally I can write my happy “backup day” blog post, after several years of problems with my own backup. Even when it is a couple of days to late 😉 The last weeks I create a new backup setup and … Continue reading

Posted in Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Linux | Tagged | Leave a comment

Centos and the end of a horrible year (Part II)

2020 will be for most people one of the worst years in their living memory. The world is under lockdown because of SARS-Corona Virus 2 or better Covid-19. As I’m a member of a risk group, my social life is … Continue reading

Posted in Enterprise Linux, Fedora | Tagged | 1 Comment

Hey, I just need a virtual Machine with …

If you just need a fast (manual) installation with a certain OS. Instead of downloading the ISO and than start the install. Just use virt-install that will do the download, startup etc. for you. Yes, I know there are better … Continue reading

Posted in Enterprise Linux, Fedora | Tagged | Leave a comment

Centos 7 to 8 Update

WARNING DANGEROUS! Disclaimer: This is not supported and it can breaks you computer or delete your data. You have been warned. I take no responsibility if it breaks. Double check that your backup is working. Past My main server was … Continue reading

Posted in Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Linux | 2 Comments

Cool new tools

Just back from my vacation I learned two cool new tools on the first day. Of course both are in EPEL and Fedora. The Silver Search: ag $STRING is an alternative to grep -ir $STING . But a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Linux, Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

lmsensors for Monitoring a Hetzner EX41 with nct6775 on Centos7

Hi, I recently rented a new Hetzner Box to replace my old. I moved from EX40 to EX41 and saving even some money every month :-). Every thing went smooth, but the sensors did not work. I had to use … Continue reading

Posted in Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Linux | Tagged | Comments Off on lmsensors for Monitoring a Hetzner EX41 with nct6775 on Centos7

We need 64bit, everywhere!

Just bought a new 8TB disk drive. Following my standard procedures I run a badblock -w against the disk as burn in test. Running on Fedora 20 on x86_64 I was surprised to see this: badblocks -v -v -w /dev/sdf … Continue reading

Posted in Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Linux | Tagged | Comments Off on We need 64bit, everywhere!

my T-Shirt

root is god selinux is blasphemy

Posted in Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Linux | Tagged | 2 Comments

Bachelor Thesis: Centralized and structured log file analysis with Open Source and Free Software tools

After a lot of hard work I finished my bachelor thesis end of August and gave my colloquium end of September. Because of all the other stuff going on in my life I just have now time to upload my … Continue reading

Posted in Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Linux, logs | Tagged , | 1 Comment

uptime madness, or why do you need to reboot just because you replace the harddiscs?

I just got an new HP Microserver for a customer. I only had two 500GB disc available and installed Centos onto it. But now the 4* 3TB discs have arrived and I need to move everything from the 2 small … Continue reading

Posted in Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Linux | Tagged | 1 Comment