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FreeNAS and check_mk

Hi, I’m setting up two FreeNAS Server for Backup and Archiving and I really like FreeNAS 11. Thank good I didn’t have time to update it to FreeNAS Coral. ­čÖé But I’m using check_mk for monitoring and I would like … Continue reading

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qemu/kvm libvirt and trim with Fedora 25

Hi, after more then 10 years of using VMWare Workstation (Starting with VMWare Workstation 5). I’m in the process of moving to KVM/libvirt, but I want to use qcow2 with trim support. I’m using Fedora 25 with virt-manager to create … Continue reading

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yum vs. dnf

Sorry for the long silence. I will try to post more often from now on. I playing around with dnf, which is the package manager that should replace yum in the future and had some very nice insight. [root@mysystem ~]# … Continue reading

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note to self: Fedora minimal Installation and virt-manager

If you need to install virt-manager on a Fedora/Red Hat minimal installation, add the following packages: yum install xorg-x11-fonts-Type1 xorg-x11-xauth libvirt-daemon-kvm libvirt virt-manager qemu-kvm qemu-kvm-tools

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Very simple time sync sollution for Satellite

Hi, because I don’t want to create a Google Account, here my comment to the blogpost┬áTime on Computers, NTP, Certificates, etc from Ivan Makfinsky. The simplest method is to put the following line into the pre script: rdate SATELLITESERVER hwlock … Continue reading

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Thank you Seth Vidal, my first ansible playbook

I was shocked when I heard about Seth Vidal’s death. Of course I use yum daily, but it brought tears to my eyes, when I was reading my┬á “my TODO List after a install” and realized that Seth was one … Continue reading

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my TODO List after a install

I had to reinstall a couple of machines recently and I had to do the same thing more then once. So I wrote a script,and for my own future self I post it here, as reference. sed -e ‘s:ONBOOT=no:ONBOOT=yes:’ -i … Continue reading

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Todo after a Fedora upgrade

Even with the new fedup tool to upgrade. There are a couple of commands I use always after an upgrade. I suggest you use them too: yum distro-sync package-cleanup –problems package-cleanup –orphans rpmconf -a -fvimdiff rpmorphan Helps to keep your … Continue reading

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python virtualenv

After joining my local LUG at the python workshop and because I start using more python now. Here some hints and tools that I’m using a lot lately. virtualenvwrapper Install it with pip install virualenvwrapper or yum install python-virtualenvwrapper.noarch. Create … Continue reading

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ArgoEclipse is dead and broken

If you are using ArgoUML and thought “Hey, its written with Eclipse, lets try using it inside Eclipse”. I’m pretty sure you search found ArogEclipse. Please be aware this project looks very dead. I tried to open an perfectly good … Continue reading

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