Guides/How-to’s

This page contains links to the guides I have posted on this blog.

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Linux lockfile explained, how to use them the easy or hard way

Linux lockfiles explained. How they work, what they do and how to use them

Configuring HP iLO through Linux automatically

How to configure iLO from guest Linux and script for automating it

Find all HP ILO interfaces on a subnet in Linux

A tiny script to find all HP ILO interfaces on a specified subnet, this is a great timesaver!

How to install a single package from debian testing through apt

Guide on how to set up apt to allow installing of a newer version of a single package even though it’s not in stable yet. But at the same time keeping the rest of the system at stable releases.

Flashing the LSI Megaraid M1015 SAS/SATA controller firmware

A quick guide on how to flash the Megaraid M1015 to allow passthrough mode for software raid.
This guide is missing pictures.

Realtek network cards and VMware ESXi 5.5

How to get the Realtek 8168 and Realtek 8169 network adapters to work with ESXi 5. (might also work on other Realtek network adapters)

Open PDF with Chromium in Linux using the in-browser PDF viewer

How to enable PDF viewing directly in Chromium, the open source Chrome browser.

How to install a CentOS 6.5 64Bit Server

A step-by-step guide with screenshots on how to install a CentOS 64 Bit server

Setup a Mumble server for speaking with your friends while gaming

Speaking with your friends using microphones over the internet while playing a multiplayer game together can be the key to good teamwork, here is a guide on how to setup your own Mumble server that makes you able to do this easily!

Setup a distributed file system with replication using GlusterFS

A step-by-step guide on how to setup a distributed file system with replication to handle your files in a high availability environment. Easy and effective!

Upgrade Debian Squeeze to Debian Wheezy

A quick tutorial on how to upgrade from Debian Squeeze to Debian Wheezy.

Debian Linux server (wheezy 7.1) installation

A extremely detailed guide on how-to install Debian Linux (wheezy 7.1) on your server, it goes trough every step using screenshots and detailed descriptions

MySQL data on secondary hard disk

A guide on how to move your MySQL data to a secondary hard disk to prevent filling up your root partition.

Temperature measuring using Linux and Raspberry Pi

A guide on how to make a network thermometer using a Raspberry Pi and a cheap USB temperature device called TEMPer.

Convert multiple JPG or PNG to PDF in Linux

How to convert multiple PNG or JPG files to a single big PDF file using imagemagick in Linux.

A quick guide on how to configure the management IP address on a managed D-link rack switch.

D-link DP-101 or other printer server IP reset

Resetting an D-link print server you don’t know the IP address on.

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    1. Steffan Post author

      Thanks
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