Let me start off by saying that February has, without a doubt, been a month from hell. Technically, it started at the end of January, but in reality it all began in December. I just didn’t know it at the time.
So I ran into something tonight while going over the new networking tools in RHEL 7. I’m so familiar with tools like ifconfig, netstat, etc. that I need to brush up on these tools’ RHEL 7 counterparts. Read More
So it’s been a couple of months since I replaced the keyboard on my Gazelle and I’m still digging it. There’s one other issue that I should mention that I hadn’t really worried about. I noticed the Bluetooth never worked. Since I already had a USB mouse it wasn’t a big deal until I started having other issues. Periodically I’d looked it up but never found any solid solutions. The Gazelle has a dual-purpose Intel 8260 WiFi/Bluetooth adapter and it seemed like there were issues with both the 7260 and 8260 under Linux. It also appeared that the issues were resolved in newer kernels but even upgrading to 4.6 didn’t resolve the issue. Nothing I did could even get the adapter to show up. Read More
So I’ve been off my game for a while. Work’s been crazy and it seems like I surprisingly lost steam after my trip to SELF. Go figure. Regardless, let’s get back into the study game. On tap today is managing the time settings on your RHEL server. Read More
It’s been a while since I got my Gazelle laptop from System76. The matte display continues to wow me every time I turn it on. The speed with the i5 processor and my upgraded SSD makes this a screaming machine. I replaced the stock spinning drive with a 1TB Samsung 850 EVO drive which has been an absolute dream. I’m half tempted, though, to pick up an even faster m2 drive if prices come down enough. But I digress. Read More
After much hemming and hawing, I finally pulled the trigger on a new Gazelle laptop from System 76. I first came to know about System 76 thanks to the Linux Action Show and while I appreciated the spirit behind a built-for-Linux laptop I was quite sold. Read More
I suppose I’ve waffled back and forth on this. Which certification should I pursue? When I first began I set out to get the RHCSA 6 certification. Unfortunately, I didn’t realize that I was so late in the game that the exam was being retired in favor of the new RHEL 7 upgrade. Read More
I often spend countless hours pouring through server logs. If I think there’s a possible application issue I’ll be sifting through system and application logs. If there’s a connectivity issue I may be digging through Apache logs. Either way, without the proper tools it can be a tedious job. Oh heck, who am I kidding? It’s tedious regardless.