Category Archives: hardware

Windows XP problems

Yes I know. Windows XP. Out of support. What a thing, right? But we still have some. Specially connected to very expensive devices, like a genome sequencer, an sub-millimeter spectrometer, these things. I don’t get so many devices managed by … Continue reading

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OSX : Can’t Exit Full Screen Mode in X11

Back to working topics. To start a remote GUI from a mac (ssh) you need an X11 client. You can download the official XOrg client here. I have plenty of experience with this client, since most of my people access to … Continue reading

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macOS and Mac annoyance list

Because not everything out there is Linux. This is a collection of solutions to problems I found while using the bitten apple products. One important issue is always how to write files on an NTFS drive. You can read them but … Continue reading

Posted in android, bash, bits, C, C++, ftp, hardware, mac, NTFS, programming, Uncategorized, windows, yum | 7 Comments

Deployment Management Tools

I’m trying to grasp PXE booting from the professional point of view. Not that I need it: I can afford the luxury of installing a client by hand. But after having use cobbler and foreman, I feel like I need … Continue reading

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Connecting issues (II)

Since last Friday, I don’t have again a stable network connection. I’m not completely offline, but I start to think it’s a curse. The curse of the crappy internet. No, seriously, no way I can write here and publish it … Continue reading

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foreman-installer errors: ruby and CMC hardware errors on CentOS7

I do have a foreman docker running. But we can’t play with dockers forever. We need to commit, we need to get serious, we need to get real. I do have something like on the picture above. It’s called a … Continue reading

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A simple ftp server on CentOS 7

I need an ftp for my foreman installation. I’ve been looking for a container solution to do it but I didn’t find the good one. Let’s go ahead. I will install it on myftp, with IP: Yes, I used … Continue reading

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