So, you’ve just finished installing a bunch of updates in your system and let it restart as you go to get a cup of coffee. You take your time and get back with a cup in hand and ready to start your work for the day. As you sit down, a blank screen stares right back at you! You try typing something, but it doesn’t work. You hard reset the system and see that the boot screen shows up just fine, but then it just freezes and goes blank again. In a state of panic, you go into the safe mode and try to drop into a root shell. No dice. In a last ditch effort, you try connecting from a remote host. And voila! ssh works. Just barely. You are able to access all your files and enter commands normally.Continue reading “Generic Fix For Broken Packages In Debian Based Systems”
Ansible is shipped with Debian through the official repository. The Ansible version available through Debian repository is 1.7.
In this article let’s assume the following details for the machines
Server – Hostname: server, IP : 172.16.0.10
Node1 – Hostname: node1, IP : 172.16.0.11
Node2 – Hostname: node2, IP : 172.16.0.12
Raspbian is a free Operating system for Raspberry Pi based on Debian. The latest version is codenamed Jessie. There are 2 flavours of Raspbian – Raspbian Jessie Pixel and Raspbian Jessie lite.
Raspbian is available as prebuilt image from the official repository . The 2 different flavours of Raspbian can be downloaded from the following links
This is a quick start guide for installing docker on Debian 8(Jessie). Let us enable the required repositories for installing Docker.
Continue reading “Getting started with Docker on Debian Jessie”
The following procedure was tested using Debian 8.1.0 on Juno version of OpenStack.
Create an image which emulates the Hard Drive.
kvm-img create -f qcow2 debian8.img 20G
Install Debian 7 with partitioning scheme as per your requirements. Note: Run all the commands as root. We assume that the IP of the Single machine is 10.0.0.1. Continue reading “OpenStack Juno on Debian Wheezy – Single Machine setup”
Setting Up GCE local access
Add ssh of your local machine to GCE Metadata
1. On Your local machine generate ssh key
$ sudo apt-get install ssh $ ssh-keygen -t rsa -P "" $ cat $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
2. copy the contents and replace yourusername@yourhostname with hadoop@yourhostname
Continue reading “Hadoop Multi-Node Setup in Google Compute Engine”
Install Debian 7 with partitioning scheme as per your requirements.
Note: Run all the commands as root. We assume that the IP of the Single machine is 10.0.0.1.
The following procedure was tested using Debian 7.1.0 on Grizzly version of OpenStack.
Create an image which emulates the Hard Drive
kvm-img create -f qcow2 debian.img 5G
Samba is a service in Unix like operating systems which can be used to share folders across a Windows Network. Samba is a standard service among almost all the Linux distributions.Samba can perform the following operations.
- Act as file server among Windows and Linux machines
- Act as a printer sharing service
- Act as a domain controller for a Windows network
- Act as a client under a Windows domain