Fosdem 15

If you didn’t know, and if you didn’t why not, then it’s FOSDEM this weekend, you can read more about it here – https://fosdem.org/2015/ To quote from the site “FOSDEM is a free event that offers open source communities a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate. It is renowned for being highly developer-oriented and brings

CentOS KVM GlusterFS

I had a rather productive tech weekend last weekend.   I changed my virtual server setup from hyper-v to Centos/KVM/GlusterFS While I do like windows server, it was only a demo, once this runs out, then I’m running on unlicensed software which I don’t really like.  So as I’m a CentOS lover, I decided this was

Windows 10 Folder View

When I click the folder in the task bar at the bottom of the screen it takes me to a folder where it shows me all my recent history, this to me is ugly, I don’t want to see it, I want to see the old view where I can see my drives and the

Virsh Console CentOS7

I’m running a few virtual machines on a CentOS based kvm server, and I’ve always wanted to be able to use virsh console from the command line as I’m not always in front of my server and don’t have remove access to it’s desktop.  I was looking for a way to enable it from my

CentOS dhcpd.leases

I’ve been using dhcpd on my centos box for a couple of weeks and every so often I check the dhcpd.leases file so see what’s connected, just coz I can.  I’ve noticed that there are multiple entries in there for each IP, which while it’s not a problem for me, could be quite confusing.  So

Fedora 21 Flashing WiFi LED

So it seems that the issue I had with all the other Fedora versions is still present in Fedora 21.  I have a Dell Laptop Latitude E6510 and on a default install connecting to wifi makes the wifi led flash on and off and quite personally it drives me nuts. So to remind people of

Home Server Update #1

After setting up and configuring my second server, the VM’s on my first hyper-v server are now replicated to the second.  That means if the first server goes down for any reason, I can bring them up again on the second server without too much trouble. As it’s hyper-v you can test that the failover

Microsoft Hyper-V Replication

Not only do I have raid in my server, but I’ve decided that I want to play with replication.  Why bother I hear you ask.  Well In my case, I run a webserver, I’ve moved it from a physical machine and have visualized it.  It means I can remove one physical server from my system. 

Centos 7 DHCP

I’ve been using hyper-v and Microsoft of my servers at home for a while now and to be honest, I’ve no problems with any of it, it just works.  But as the license expiration date gets closer and closer, yes I know about the rearm, it’s time to move to an OS that I won’t

Women – Opensource

I wanted to write a long winded post on this subject, but it went on for hours, and to be honest became TL:DR. So I’m just going to keep it very short and sweet. Women are in the opensource community, if you can’t handle that fact, then the problem is yours not theirs. Yes my

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