How to upgrade your "bash on Ubuntu on Windows" install to using the new app.
Posts published by: Chris Glass
I sometimes read "building packages X is much easier than building .debs".
While it is probably true that building a debian package is a little more involved than other systems, the debian packaging system adds a lot of value for end users, and properly packaged applications is what makes the …
A new LXD feature allows for /home directory mounting in a much nicer way!
Making LXD use the host's apt proxy significantly decreases deployment times.
My first adventure in brewing, starting with a spicy mead.
It maybe a bit tricky to get LXD to mount your /home directory. Here's how!
Unfortunately, it's a little more involved to flash a Samsung S5 using the Heimdall software suite on Ubuntu than it should, so I've compiled a list of necessary steps to get it all working together.
The general process should normally looks like the following, as per Cyanogenmod's flashing guide:
- Install …
As some of you probably have read, I switched this blog to using OpenBSD's httpd server a few days ago, because I wanted to try new things and it seemed that httpd offered a pretty good out-of-the-box experience, with security and sanity of the code being the main focus.
How I switched my Pelican blog to OpenBSD's new httpd server.
It is important for most sysadmins to have a clear view of the overall trend in their production system.
Since I work on the Landscape project, I wanted to use it's nifty custom graphing feature to get an understanding of the general trends of apache connections for this blog.
How to set up a full Ubuntu mirror on Trusty.
When creating a new keypair since my old key was getting old (and insecure), I decided to backup my private key to an undisclosed location for security.
Unfortunately I did then add a UID to my private key and forgot to re-backup the key, which resulted in my …
If like me you use LXC containers a lot, and are often on the road, you might have also been frustrated about how network-hungry LXC is, in particular when used with Juju. I will show you how to make it automagically use a deb packages cache, to drastically speed up subsequent downloads and installations.
Tips and tricks on using the i3 window manager on Ubuntu
Learn how to install Steam inside a 32bits LXC container, on Saucy.
In this first article about debian/ubuntu packaging, we will learn to rebuild any existing ubuntu package locally, to get more familiar with the various tools used to build debian pacakges.