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I came across a funny quote on Twitter yesterday: “Anyone who thinks American Idol is a great show should be smacked upside the head with a Wal-Mart.”
Well….as I posted not that long ago, Red Hat is changing the way they do business with Virtualization. See the official news release here. http://www.redhat.com/about/news/prarchive/2009/agenda.html It seems they are serious about using KVM for their future, as they scooped up the parent company last Sept. and are gearing towards full swing in RHEL 5.4 http://www.qumranet.com/
I’m on my way back from the Black Hat DC 2009 briefings, and thought I’d give a brief synopsis of my experience there while waiting to catch a plane. This was the first opportunity I’ve had to attend such a conference, and it was made possible by Alan over at StillSecureAfterAllTheseYears.com (yes, you made my […]
It seems Keir Thomas has released a nice little book “Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference” which can be purchased for under 10 clams. However, he has also released the PDF version free to the world. I really like Ubuntu and not just because it’s one of the easiest distros to make everything work (I.E. non-free […]
I’m using the UM175 model so your mileage may vary. Note: Red Hat officially supports various DELL branded EVDO modems by default in 5.x (see release notes) Insert the UM175 and make sure the system detects it. Example: shell>dmesg usb 5-1: USB disconnect, address 3 usb 5-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and […]
I’ve seen various posts about people having issues installing/configuring the vmtools package under their CentOS guest. So here’s my new “Quick Tip” Inside your CentOS 5.x guest VM Install/update the kernel source and gcc packages. sudo yum -y install kernel-devel gcc Then under the Vmware host application select “VM “Install Vmware Tools” and the “tools” […]