I do a bunch of Linux-related tasks daily.
I wrote a post last summer about preventing Chrome from stealing the media buttons (like play, pause, previous track and next track) from OS X.
NOTE: This works in Fedora 21, but not in Fedora 22.
I’m far from being a kernel developer, but I found myself staring down a [peculiar touchpad problem] with my new Dell XPS 13.
For those of you in the market for a cheap webcam for videoconferencing or home surveillance, the Logitech C270 is hard to beat at about $20-25 USD.
I’M ALL DONE: I’m not working on Linux compatibility for the XPS 13 any longer.
Keeping current with the latest trends and technologies in the realm of information security is critical and there are many options to choose from.
After using Spotify for a couple of months, I decided to try Google Play Music All Access.
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Saying farewell to the Datapoint office location in 2011.
The world of containers is constantly evolving lately.
One of the first tools I learned about after working with Red Hat was sysstat.
IRC is my main communication mechanism and I’ve gradually moved from graphical clients, to irssi and then to weechat.
Managing firewall rules with iptables can be tricky at times.
Working with the Fedora community is something I really enjoy in my spare time and I was baffled by a article I saw in Infoworld earlier last week.
Fedora 21 reached Alpha status last month and will reach beta status at the end of October.
Xen’s latest vulnerability, XSA-108, has generated a lot of buzz over the last week.
BitTorrent Sync allows you to keep files synchronized between multiple computers or mobile devices.
It’s been quite a while since I built a computer but I decided to give it a try for a new hypervisor/NAS box at home.
Installing Jenkins on Fedora 20 is quite easy thanks to the available Red Hat packages, but I ran into problems when I tried to start Jenkins.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS 7 users can now install httpry 0.
UPDATE 2014-08-07: Websense emailed me to say that the site has been reviewed and found to be safe.
While using a Dell R720 at work today, we stumbled upon a problem where the predictable network device naming with systemd gave us some unpredictable results.
My play/pause button mysteriously stopped working in iTunes and VLC mysteriously this week on my laptop.
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We’re all familiar with live booting Linux distributions.
Forwarding X over ssh is normally fairly straightforward when you have the correct packages installed.
I’m always impressed with the content published by folks at Etsy and Ben Hughes’ presentation from DevOpsDays Minneapolis 2014 is no exception.
I received an email from an icanhazip.
I’ve been working with some Fedora environments in chroots and I ran into a peculiar SELinux AVC denial a short while ago:
My work at Rackspace has involved working with a bunch of Debian chroots lately.
Working with ansible is enjoyable, but it’s a little bland when you use it with Jenkins.
After having some interesting discussions last week around KVM and Xen performance improvements over the past years, I decided to do a little research on my own.
Dell provides the racadm software on Linux that allows you to manage Dell hardware from a Linux system.
I talked about the joys of running my own mail server last week only to find that my mail server was broken yesterday.
Citrix has some helpful documentation online about configuring remote syslog support for XenServer using the XenCenter GUI.
The first supernova commit to GitHub appeared just over two years ago.
This post appeared on the Rackspace Blog last week and I copied it here so that readers of this blog will see it.
It seems like everyone is embracing systemd these days.
I’m in the process of trying Fedora 20 on my retina MacBook and I ran into a peculiar issue with Chrome.
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The fine folks at TrueAbility were kind enough to post an interview with me on their blog this week.
I’ve added some grouped environment support for supernova tonight.
A supernova user ran into a tough problem where supernova didn’t seem to obey a configuration within the supernova configuration file.
During one of my regular trips to reddit, I stumbled upon an amazingly helpful Linux I/O stack diagram:
I just pushed supernova 0.
Amid all of the Docker buzz at the Red Hat Summit, Project Atomic was launched.
Getting started with LXC is a bit awkward and I’ve assembled this guide for anyone who wants to begin experimenting with LXC containers in Fedora 20.
As I wait in the airport to fly back home from this year’s Red Hat Summit, I’m thinking back over the many conversations I had over breakfast, over lunch, and during the events.
The openssl heartbleed bug has made the rounds today and there are two new testing builds or openssl out for Fedora 19 and 20:
You can already detect proxy servers using icanhazip.