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Mounting the AWS Elastic File Store on Fedora

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Fedora now has the AWS Elastic File Store (EFS) mount helper available for Fedora 38 and newer releases! It chooses optimized NFS mount options for you and makes mounting and unmounting a breeze.



Install Azure CLI on Fedora 35

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Provision services on Microsoft’s Azure CLI on Fedora 35. 💙

A new future for icanhazip

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Efficient emojis with rofimoji

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Emojis brighten up any message or document. 🌻 Search, select, and use emojis quickly on Linux with rofimoji. 🤗


RHEL 7 STIG v1 updates for openstack-ansible-security

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DISA’s final release of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) came out a few weeks ago and it has plenty of improvements and changes.


Power 8 to the people

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IBM Edge 2016 is almost over and I’ve learned a lot about Power 8 this week.

Getting started with gertty

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When you’re ready to commit code in an OpenStack project, your patch will eventually land in a Gerrit queue for review.

Segmentation faults with sphinx and pyenv

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I’m a big fan of the pyenv project because it makes installing multiple python versions a simple process.


Automatic package updates with dnf

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With Fedora 22’s release date quickly approaching, it’s time to familiarize yourself with dnf.



Relocating a python virtual environment

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Python’s virtual environment capability is extremely handy for situations where you don’t want the required modules for a particular python project to get mixed up with your system-wide installed modules.


Tracing a build through OpenStack Compute (Nova)

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My work at Rackspace has changed a bit in the last few weeks and I’ve shifted from managing a team of engineers to a full technical focus on OpenStack Nova.


rpmdb: Lock table is out of available locker entries

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If up2date throws some horrible Python errors and rpm says “rpmdb: Lock table is out of available locker entries”, you can restore your system to normality with the following: