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Ubuntu 12.04.4, TvHeadend and Realtek RTL2832U USB tuner

This week I setup an old Dell Optiplex 755 tower with Ubuntu 12.04.4, TvHeadEnd and Realtek RTL2832U USB tuner to perform some DVB-T recordings. The installation I performed of TvHeadEnd is the exact same one I documented some months back … Continue reading

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More Simpana 10 content

I was asked to write up a MySQL related post on how to backup MySQL with the Simpana 10 MySQL iDA and how to configure a test machine. I am currently working on this and should be posting it in … Continue reading

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Simpana 10 – PostgreSQL 8.4 backup on CentOS Linux 5.10 x64 – example

I am going to assume that this is a test deployment and as such will expect that you have installed your CentOS 5.10 x64 Linux the way you want it, and I will follow on from that point on what … Continue reading

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Simpana 10 – Linux client prepost command execution failure

Came across an interesting condition today, which took me a bit of testing to identify why the job would go into a pending state. This one relates to Simpana 10 on a Linux client where you have a File System … Continue reading

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Debian Sources List Generator

I remember finding the website sometime ago where you can generate your Debian Sources file. Turns out I needed to do just that today and I did a Google and found the link. Such a great idea and it works … Continue reading

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System security and sudo

Was reading twitter, as I would typically do when in transit. Came across a really good post on sudo[1] and security. Highly recommend having a read. Check it out here. Some excellent information contained in the post. [1] – Sudo (su “do”) … Continue reading

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Linux installation on SSD

I am going to be installing a Linux desktop onto an SSD drive soon, and I have started to research. If you have done this already and found something you needed to do that was not documented, please drop me … Continue reading

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Linux system hardening

I really need to sit down and do some research on Linux System Hardening, as I really want to take a look at any kernel hardening that can be done on the system. i.e. I don’t want users to be … Continue reading

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New PC laptop purchase

I was going to build up another mini-ITX desktop, however the more I look at it I am better off buying one of those Dell Outlet Inspirion laptops. As  I end up getting a PC that can be used as … Continue reading

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Confluence 5.4.2 installation problem – Confluence not starting post install

This is not something I’ve hit before, however this is my first time installing Confluence 5.4.2 x32 on a Exigent VPS account. Post the installation, I got the message indicating that the service has started and you should connect to … Continue reading

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