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 […]

HOWTO

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 […]

Red Hat Satellite

Satellite 6 Reporting

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Satellite

Satellite 6.5 introduces a brand new feature – the Satellite Reporting engine. The default reports shipping with this release are: Applicable errata (are my servers up to date with patches?) Host Statuses Registered Hosts (IP Addresses of hosts, O/S versions, Subscriptions, etc) Subscriptions As a result, these are a very good starting point on which […]

Enterprise Linux News

Support for InfoScale and Storage Foundation High Availability (SFHA) Solutions on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 (RHEL 7.6)

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When running Veritas Storage Foundation or Infoscale on RHEL, it is best practice to review the compatibility requirements that link the Veritas products and patches to the version of RHEL you are running.  Certainly there are growing pressures in all enterprises to apply the latest Operating System patches to the environment.  However, running a simple […]

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Tech News

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News

Links to popular tech news websites. https://www.theverge.com/ https://techcrunch.com/ https://www.theregister.co.uk/ https://www.gsmarena.com/ https://www.neowin.net/ https://torrentfreak.com/ https://arstechnica.com/ https://hexus.net/ https://www.techmeme.com/ https://flipboard.com/ https://theoverspill.blog/ https://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Technology https://www.itpro.co.uk/ https://news.ycombinator.com/ https://linux.slashdot.org/ https://lwn.net/ https://www.notebookcheck.net/ https://www.axios.com/

HOWTO

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 […]