Following bellow builds Light Weight X Windows environment on Fedora 20 Cloud instance and demonstrate running same instance in Spice session via virt-manager ( Controller connects to Compute node via virt-manager ). Spice console and QXL specified in virt-manager , then instance rebooted via Nova.
Here are the slides of the talk I just gave in the Configuration Management devroom at FOSDEM’14:Filed under: Linux sysadmin, Other Tagged: configuration management, fosdem, talk
I migrated to dnsmasq just yesterday, and discovered that a Windows 7 machine was hammering the server with messages like this:
Feb 1 11:06:07 dns dnsmasq-dhcp: DHCPINFORM(eth0) 192.168.1.77 91:de:87:7b:e5:a8
Feb 1 11:06:07 dns dnsmasq-dhcp: DHCPACK(eth0) 192.168.1.77 91:de:87:7b:e5:a8 winpc
Filed under: Linux sysadmin, Other Tagged: configuration management, fosdem, talk
The Linux v3.14 will sport a new mode in which the Linux kernel can run thanks to Mukesh Rathor (Oracle).
Called ‘ParaVirtualized Hardware,’ it allows the guest to utilize many hardware features – while at the same time having no emulated devices. It is the next step in PV evolution, and it is pretty fantastic.
A public transport company in a city called Galactic City, needs to replace its aging city buses with new ones. It asks three bus vendors what they have to offer and if they can do a live test to see if their claims about performance and efficiency holds up.
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we are delighted to announce the launch of the Oracle 'Smart Combos' for
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In an earlier post, I used the pdftk tool to extract pages from a pdf file. I had no reason to investigate alternative solutions until I encountered the following problem. I had to extract the first 4 pages of a pdf document. The normally reliable pdftk command generated a Java exception. $ pdftk T4.pdf cat 1-4 output outputT4.pdfUnhandled Java Exception:Unhandled Java Exception:java.lang.NullPointerException
Some of you may have noticed that my email, or my blog, or website, was down.
I discontinued my hosting service with BlueHost, and when I did, I mistakenly thought that by keeping my domain registration with them, that I'd still have DNS services. It was both a foolish mistake, and yet an easy one to make. (I should have known better...)
Anyway, things are back to normal now, once the interweb's negative caches have timed out...
It does seem unfortunate that BlueHost: