A quick list of commands for audio/video conversion on the command line
Posts Categorized: AWS/Linux/Unix/Devops stuff
If you are interested in switching from FreeBSD to Linux, you will need to come up with a plan for migrating your user accounts to Linux. Here are some tips, some things to consider, and a tutorial outlining one way to go about this.
If your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Mail app is generating these errors despite connecting to the same server without difficulty prior, a quick fix is to: Double tap your home icon while on the home screen to bring up a list of all running apps Press and hold on the Mail icon until a red minus appears,… Read more »
How to use newsyslog (included in FreeBSD) to rotate a folder of log files without having to specify each individual log file path in your /etc/newsyslog.conf
After an OS upgrade we started getting “unsupported filesystem layout” errors when invoking certain executables – this was causing fatal problems. Here is what the error meant in our case, and how this was fixed.
How to establish network connections to local VMs when the internet is not available
How to compile and install Virtualbox 3.2 OSE with VNC server support for Ubuntu 10.04
How to switch to the SATA disk controller in Virtualbox without having to recreate your Virtualbox images. As of Virtualbox 3.2 the default disk controller is now the faster SATA controller rather than IDE. If you have setup your VMs using an older version you can follow these instructions for a nice little speed boost for your VMs! This article covers instructions for Windows, FreeBSD, and Linux guests.
If you are interested in reproducing a backup scheme similar to Apple’s Time Machine on non OS X Linux/Unix machine, it is actually pretty easy to do so using a combination of rsync and cpio. You obviously won’t get the pretty space themed GUI, but you will get as many snapshots as you’d like using the same scheme used by Time Machine.
The omission of a control + alt + delete GUI option in VMWare Server 2.x has been well lamented by many people on the internet. It seems like the keyboard combination for this varies depending on your keyboard layout and possibly other factors, and this is further complicated by introducing additional variables such as X11… Read more »