Category Archives: linux

Repairing a old OS disk with fsck

I have a Fedora 19 system that has been running as a data proxy without a break for like 4 years already. It’s on another subnet, and I don’t have easy access to it, so it has not been updated … Continue reading

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Install pyEM on CentOS 7

After a week of silence, I’m back on track. I managed to integrate pyEM onto our systems, and this is my log about. We want it to export cryoSPARC data to relion. Since we don’t start from scratch, my first … Continue reading

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Different data deletion methods

I was needing a nice summary of deletion methods, what they mean and what they do. What happens when you delete┬ásomething, and how reliable is your deletion method? Operation/tool Meaning Consequence Delete (in Explorer, or other file explorer) File is … Continue reading

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Topaz install on CentOS 7

Yes I’m back to work. I should have logged it more, but I was busy with so many issues that the only thing I wanted to write was fiction. Anyway. Today we are going to install Topaz over our already … Continue reading

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Creating a github repository on CentOS 7

I was asked to share my docker. Strange, right? Who’s interested on this sh*t? But OK, let’s share it in a professional way, via github. This is my quick howto. 1.Create a github account and a new repository. Go to … Continue reading

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Creating a CentOS 7 systemctl service

I don’t know why I’m doing this. Really. But I may want to do it again in the future. Yes, sometimes I read myself and I’m ashamed. Today I’ve learned all by myself how to create a system task. You … Continue reading

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Handling files with python

You know now how to write a multi-platform GUI with Tkinter. I don’t know what your GUI is doing, but it’s good to know a few things about how to log them. For that and for other purposes, we need … Continue reading

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