Tagged: Configuration

Linux and MSSQL Server 5

How to install Microsoft SQL Server on Linux

During the past few years, Microsoft has been investing resources in Linux-related projects. Today you can install Microsoft SQL Server on Linux. All of it began with .NET being open-sourced.

Wheels machine 0

Linux: what is fstab and how do I use it?

When learning Linux system administration one of the basic concept is the fstab file. Many people say you don’t have to touch it, many other say that you should only if things don’t work, but what...

RAM module 0

Swap partitions: what are they? Do I need them?

One of the most asked question by Linux beginners is: “What is this swap partition?” usually followed by “Do I need it?”. In this article I try to explain what these partitions are and if you...

Nautilus inception 12

How to install ESXi nested inside ProxMox VE

So, one of the tasks I had to complete this past week was: Install an ESXi hypervisor in a virtual machine, on top of a Proxmox VE 4 infrastructure. This post documents the process (since I...

Ubuntu systemd 15.04 installation 0

Ubuntu: how to remove older kernels automatically

Today, for the first time I encountered a strange behaviour on a machine with Ubuntu 15.10 . The problem itself was quite strange and rendered the machine unusable with default boot settings.

OpenStack 0

OpenStack can’t attach cinder volume

Yesterday I was setting up a few things at my home OpenStack server and ran into an ugly problem that took me a while to resolve. I couldn’t attach any volume from the backends I had...