[FreedomPenguin] Web Server File Permissions Mystery Solved
New post about devilish file permissions on FreedomPenguin.
FreedomPenguin…Out of the Box!
Beta launch of FreedomPenguin. Find my intro post. Please suggest topics you want my take on!
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See a new wallpaper after every suspend
My ubuntu 14.04 is getting crusty and I don’t think that Mate helped it out greatly, but I marginally like Mate better than XFCE. However, whenever my computer wakes from suspend, my wallpaper background image is all black and kinda messed up. So I read this example of making a suspend-resume hook. And here is…
Network Cards Suck
At least, on consumer motherboards. I have a 4ghz Haswell on a Asus z97 mobo. Wanted to reboot it to check on fan profiles. Realized it was not letting me into uefi BIOS and when it would get there my mouse was all locked up. Now I’m in a situation where I need to make…
Happy People at LinuxFest Northwest 2015
I only had about 45 minutes to take a few pictures (and grab a beer) at LFNW after party. Other years I’ve had more time, more pictures. This is what I got.
Anaconda has not really gotten better.
Consider the workflow: it does not ask you if you want to remove an old installation. It does not indicate that if you need to create LVM raid1 volumes, how you should do that. It does not offer any shortcuts on creating a mirrored LVM partitioning scheme. You get bullshit errors like ‘raid1 requires two…
Am rather disappointed that mbuffer isn’t shipped in CentOS 7. Easy enough to install, but seriously useful to have updated software in this day in age. Anyhow, to use mbuffer for a long transfer where an outgoing connection was the only option, I finally found a situation where I wanted to use a fifo. dmzhost$…
My Terminal Prompt
Some of you might wet your pants in fear of this pictures. It is the anti-MAC. You bore me.
Replacing a loud fan in my home ZFS NAS
The blue-LED fan I have in my ZFS on Linux NAS is a bit louder than the other fans that I’ve been hoping for. I am going to replace it with a 600rpm fan. You will notice that I have drilled extra ventilation into the top case panel. Notice the clear-plastic fan. It…