Category Archives: yum

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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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 the  xwiki docker) but I went for the real thing … 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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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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Install Chrome on CentOS 7

This was interesting. Fruitless, but interesting. I wanted to install a new browser to test some web-app that is supposed to work only on modern browsers.  Unfortunately Chrome works but not the web-thingy…so back to square zero. Anyway, as it … 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

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Add a puppet node to a foreman server

I wrote before how to add a puppet node to a foreman docker. I want to add  the same node to the real server, that I call cfore, instead of the dfore docker. On the pnode from the previous example … Continue reading

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