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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 […]

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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 […]

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Fedora 30 on a ThinkPad P1

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Fedora 30

Update 1/May/2020: you might also be interested in Fedora 32 on a ThinkPad P1 (Fedora 32 works very well without the Nvidia drivers, plus I’ve added some tips on cooling) Following on from the successful RHEL8 on a ThinkPad P1 and Fedora 29 on a ThinkPad P1 installations I thought I would do a quick post on […]

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RHEL 8 Resources

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RHEL 8

Updated 28/May/2020 – Added the Spacewalk 2.9 and 2.10 client repositories! Updated 18/May/2020 – Added the Centos 8 and EPEL links! Red Hat announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8) at Red Hat Summit on 7 May 2019. The following page attempts to bookmark RHEL 8 resources that might be […]

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RHEL 8 Configure IP Address

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8) has deprecated the network scripts that have been used in previous RHEL releases. RHEL 8 now comes with new versions of the ifup and ifdown commands which call the nmcli tool. What does deprecated mean? From the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta Release notes: Deprecated functionality continues […]

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Undervolting the CPU

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ThinkPad P1

The ThinkPad P1 features a very powerful CPU inside a relatively small chassis.  As a result the CPU fans can activate more often than is wanted and the amount of time you can spend on battery can be reduced.  There are a couple of tools to help with this. In Windows, the Intel XTU utility […]

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Podman with Kata Containers on RHEL 8

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The following blog shows you how to run Kata Containers on RHEL 8 using podman: Kata Containers + podman in RHEL8 Beta What are Kata Containers? Kata Containers is a new open source project building extremely lightweight virtual machines that seamlessly plug into the containers ecosystem. Find out more at https://katacontainers.io/ Virtualization or Containers? Why […]

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Fedora on a ThinkPad P1

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ThinkPad P1

Note, this post is based on Fedora 29.  For a more recent experience, see Fedora 30 on a ThinkPad P1. Following on from the successful RHEL8 on a ThinkPad P1 installation I thought I would revisit my Fedora install. Specifications As a reminder, here are the specifications of the ThinkPad P1: ThinkPad P1 model 20MDCTO1WW […]