Posted in MacOS X

Installing azure-cli on MacOS

I’m creating a Kubernetes cluster locally on my iMac for testing but will want to deploy it to Azure later,…

Posted in Docks Gadgets MacOS X

OWCTB2DOCK12P – Great 2nd Hand Purchase

Managed to pick up this dock super cheap!! It works with my iMac 2011 27″ and MacBook Pro 2015 13″….

Posted in MacOS X Uncategorized

Speed Up Time Machine

Very similar to speeding up Mirroring/remirroring in linux, the method we like can be found here. http://www.mackungfu.org/massively-speed-up-time-capsule-time-machine-backups

Posted in Linux Red Hat

Red Hat update their image

Red Hat have now updated their colour, Logo and Text. See the Guidelines

Posted in IT Linux Linux Mint

How do I update the passwords that my Evolution Email Client uses?

If you are running GNOME or Cinnamon, then simply type “Passwords and Keys” into the search, which should bring up…

Posted in Linux Mint Ubuntu 16.04

ownCloud keeps asking for a password when it connects

If you have installed ownCloud on an Unbuntu or Linux Mint machine and find that you have to keep typing…

Posted in Linux

Old Fashion whole disk formating

If you are using “whole-disk” mounts on your Cloud hosting i.e. /home is on /dev/sdb Then you can resize the…

Posted in IT Linux Networking

Using tcpdump for use with Wireshark

tcpdump -i <interface> -s 65535 -w <filename>

Posted in Linux

What is the UUID of my disks?

On cloud machines, you cannot always guarantee the device names when you mount “external disks” onto your VM after an…

Posted in MariaDB / MySQL

MariaDB Error: 1364 Field ‘display_name’ doesn’t have default value

Spent too much time over the bank holiday weekend looking for a solution to this problem. It had appeared after…