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systemd user services

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systemd user services

Since it’s initial release in 2010, systemd has found it’s way into the majority of Linux distributions and introduced a standard way of configuring and managing services. RHEL 8 includes systemd version 239 and introduced many new features such as: Unprivileged unit files Dynamic users Improvements to systemctl and journalctl Resource management with cgroup v2 […]

Ansible

Ansible Patch and Reboot

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Satellite 6.6.2

This is a sample playbook which can be used to apply patches to a server and perform a reboot if one is required. This makes use of the handy needs-restarting command from the yum-utils / dnf-utils packages. The vars listed here are suggestions and can be updated to suit the requirements of your environment. For […]

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RHEL 8 QCOW KVM

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RHEL 8 KVM QCOW

I recently needed to bring up a temporary RHEL 8 VM on my laptop so that I could do some testing. My laptop dual boots Fedora and RHEL and makes use of the free Red Hat Developer Subscription. In this instance I am doing all my work from that RHEL installation (RHEL 8 makes for […]

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Fedora 32 on a ThinkPad P1

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P1 CPU Fan Speeds

Following on from the successful RHEL8 on a ThinkPad P1, Fedora 29 on a ThinkPad P1 and Fedora 30 on a ThinkPad P1 installations I thought I would do a quick post on installing Fedora 32 on the ThinkPad P1. Before we begin, a couple of Fedora 32 resources which may be useful: Fedora 32 […]