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So long VMware ESXi

I have moved off of the “free” version of VMWare ESXi to the open Source Proxmox. 2 drives in my raid array failed, so I lost the whole thing. I have my HP DL380 G7 set up using RAID 5, … Continue reading

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New post for a new toy.

I have a gig ethernet network setup in my house, and we have multiple PC’s and wireless devices all accessing a Xfinity 75/10 cable connection. We have good download speeds and I really have no problems with Xfinity. The problem … Continue reading

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Corporate Douchebaggery

These are the management skills that a $60K MBA from a well known Southern California University gets you: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 11:13 AM I expect EVERY SINGLE PERSON GETTING THIS EMAIL to install and setup and test their RSA … Continue reading

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Generate a random password with Python

From the Python interpreter: >>> ¬†file(‘/dev/random’, ‘rb’).read(12).encode(‘base64’) ‘XIUhRiMM/kcmsQl8\n’  

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The SysAdmin Ten Commandments

Stolen from: http://hacktux.com/sysadmin/ten/commandments   I. Thou shalt respect thy user It is paramount that you respect the user and their data. Don’t steal their MP3s, don’t look at their porn. When working with email, look without reading. Respect them and … Continue reading

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miscellaneous linux 1 liners

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Updating Ubuntu Server

How to upgrade ubuntu server. Continue reading

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