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…

Posted in Cloud Distributions IT Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Unix

Ubuntu Remote Desktop Box

Install X-Windows apt install –no-install-recommends xubuntu-desktop This will take a few minutes. Once this is done install xrdp, which will…

Posted in LVM

Increase SAN LUN filesystem on the fly no reboot centos

I have a CloudServer with 3 disks /dev/sda -> / 30G /dev/sdb -> /vm 100G –> /dev/vmvg /dev/sdc -> /media…

Posted in Linux

Want to downsample all of your mp3s so they all fit on your phone?

If you install lame and mp3info into your Mint (or Debian) Linux box, the following code will help you downsample…