Category Archives: centos

An OSX remote desktop from CentOS 7

CentOS 7 is very good, but I need to have some OSX features on it (like iCloud). I have an OSX desktop that I will call mymac in the same network, so I decided to check what features of it … Continue reading

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Install and use bbcp on CentOS 7

It is very annoying to move or copy data around, from storage A to storage B, and back sometimes. Specially if it’s like, a few terabytes of data. The default tools under linux are usually command-line, and will depend on … Continue reading

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CryoSPARC 2 [Errno 111] Connection refused [Errno 98] Address already in use

We’ve installed CryoSPARC, we’ve updated it and now that I have an avalanche of users, it starts to create problems. The symptoms are that the user can’t log in, or that the web display is not visible. I try obviosuly … Continue reading

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A Wiki install on CentOS 7

We need a website that can be used to shared information. This is usually called a wiki. I was tempted to install a wiki on a container (see for example theĀ  xwiki docker) but I went for the real thing … Continue reading

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mysqld recover root password on CentOS 7

The disaster scenario is that you have been installing third party software and its scripts somehow screwed up your mysql (users, tables, whatever). Or it could be that you get a server with mysqld already installed but you don’t know … Continue reading

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GPU performance – an overview

Since Christmas is coming, it’s time to think about what to upgrade and why. We want maybe to get better GPUs, but better for what? For me it is not clear yet the usage the people give to them. It … Continue reading

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Package atomic-registries requires python-pytoml error installing docker on CentOS 7

I’m moving dockers around. Most of my machines are Intel running CentOS 7. But on one Opteron running CentOS 7 (but same kernel than the intel) I got the next error when running yum. yum install docker ..stuff here, repository … Continue reading

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