Mount windows formatted disk on your Raspberry Pi as a permanent external storage.
This tutorial will provide you with a step by step process for installing and communicating with your raspberry pi headless (without any monitor, keyboard or mouse connected with your raspberry pi). Though Raspberry Pi comes with a graphics display port and multiple USB ports which can be used to connect keyboard and monitor, I… Continue reading Raspberry Pi a headless quick start guide, (raspbian/howto/tutorial/installation)
Besides normal booting of an android device, there are two more systems maintenance mode. The bootloader or fastboot mode and the recovery mode. We can get into both the modes via startup key combinations or by using adb commands.
What are ADB and Fastboot? Both of these tools allow you to send terminal commands to your phone from your computer via USB. They are with different functions, but when you are using them, you probably want to install them together. Android Debug Bridge (ADB): ADB allows you to send an array of commands to… Continue reading How to work with tools like adb and fastboot on your android device (installations of Drivers and tools
As a follow up to my last post on installing and configuring a sample pdnsd setup for cache only dns server, I wanted to share the context I made my setup in. In our scenario we have a windows AD environment supporting all windows workstations and domain authentication. We also have a bind dns server… Continue reading Running pdnsd with split dns, bind and windows dns for your internal network
What is pdnsd pdnsd is a cache only name server can be used independently or alongside your authoritative name server for faster name lookup. pdnsd does not aim to be a complete name server implementation, such as the BIND. It is optimized for caching, and you can only specify a small subset of all dns… Continue reading Howto pdnsd on redhat/centos from Source
Email is a great point to point messaging system. Email is also good for distributing information to a group of people who we think are interested in that bit of information. This does not always work; people want to know things they are interested in. They also want to pull out the information rather then… Continue reading What is an internet forum? Using Moodle for running internet forum
Being a Network administrators, systems administrators we always like to have some tools handy to look into, troubleshoot or just to figure things out. There are many open source, free tools available specialized for different purposes In this blog I shall attempt to list some of them, give a brief description and list the available… Continue reading Essential tcp ip network tools, network Swiss army knife
Prefix: We have been planning to upgrade our Citrix XenServer from 5.0 to the latest version 6.0. XenServer only permits upgrades from the last major release. For example, in order to upgrade from version 5.0.0 to version 5.6, you must first upgrade version 5.0.0 to version 5.5, and then upgrade version 5.5 to version 5.6,… Continue reading How to upgrade Cirtix Xen 5.0 to 5.5 to 5.6 to 6.0
Every time I need to setup a new template, add a disk or extend one I have to go back to LVM-HOWTO I’m tired of finding out the bits I need, so I thought I would put in on a note and share This document is for people with prior LVM experience, not an alternative… Continue reading LVM made easy