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Not again Red Hat

In this video Jeff Geerling accounced that “Corporate Open Source is Dead”. He already dropped support from his really good ansible playbooks. This was because Red Hat only distributes its sources to customers. Another brick in this wall was announced … Continue reading

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podman-compose and systemd

I’m using more and more podman and especially podman-compose. podman-compose is not part of RHEL, but it is available in EPEL and it is in Fedora. Of course I run it as a non-root user. It really works great, but … Continue reading

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podman-compose in RHEL8

If you are – like me – running podman-compose from EPEL in RHEL8 and running into the error message “invalid config provided: extra host entries must be specified on the pod: network cannot be configured when it is shared with … Continue reading

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My podman journey so far

This blog post was rotting in my queue since November of 2021, but the info is still helpfull for someone, so I post it now. I had a long time ago a look at docker when just version 1 was … Continue reading

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Firewalld Fedora 34 -> 35 Masquerade between Zones not working anymore

I updated my firewall from 34 to 35 and my firewall was not working anymore. There is a not good documented change with the release of firewalld 1.0 that hit me. The fix is simple if you found it. firewall-cmd … Continue reading

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Note to self: Windows install

Install Chocolaty (Packagemanger for Windows) from https://chocolatey.org/install Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol -bor 3072; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(‘https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1’)) Install needed software choco install chocolateyGUI 7zip cdburnerxp crystaldiskinfo firefox libreoffice-fresh putty sumatrapdf sysinternals vlc windirstat shutup10 teamviewer nextcloud-client run … Continue reading

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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

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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. 🙂 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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