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With Linux, you can just turn it on, wait a few moments, and start doing powerful things! But if you are going to be responsible for critical systems, you need to know how they are supposed to work so you can recognize and fix problems. At its very simplest, we’re looking at this sequence: Firmware […]
I was recently surprised when I found myself CC’ed on a forwarded email from a company marketing itself as a significant provider of cloud computing Infrastructure-as-a-Service (or IaaS). The message, from one of the cloud provider’s engineers to a group mostly comprised of his co-workers, bore what to him had been surprising news: Hey, there’s […]
There are enormous changes when upgrading from RHEL 6 to 7 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux). It’s not that Red Hat decided to change almost everything. Several different communities working on different projects have independently made significant RHEL 7 changes. These occurred between the release of RHEL 6 in November, 2010, and the release of RHEL […]
The change from classic init to systemd is a really big one. Some may even say controversial! A few old standbys still work — for now — as automatic workarounds. We can still do major state changes with reboot, halt, and poweroff; by running init with a numerical argument, and with shutdown. Also, Red Hat’s […]
Your keyboard and mouse are your interface to Linux, so you should customize them to match your personal tastes and habits. First of all, make sure that the has the correct keyboard layout, so you get the correct character when you press a key. But beyond that very fundamental step, you may want to remap […]