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Possible Bug: lvm2-2.02.175-1.fc27

So I just updated this package and rebooted my system.  I encountered an interesting issue where one of my guest domain refused to start.  Initial investigation of the system journal revealed messages like: systemd-udevd[775]:  seq 3711 ‘/devices/virtual/block/dm-21’ is taking a … Continue reading

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Actual Statistics: Seeing Through The Partisan “Gun Violence” Haze

So, just to be clear (though it’s not really relevant), I’m a gun owner.  I have a single pistol.  I don’t really understand why people often seem to own huge numbers of firearms, as it only seems to increase risk … Continue reading

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Installing Discord on Fedora 27

This guy solved the blank screen issue. Just thought I’d throw another pointer out there on the Interwebs.

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Fedora, Firefox 52, and NPAPI Plug-Ins

Quick Fix Up Front: Open up Firefox 52, navigate to about:config. Right click and add a boolean configuration variable named “plugin.load_flash_only” and set it to False. Restart Firefox 52 A Brief Write-Up: So, Firefox 52 was just pushed to Fedora … Continue reading

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FreeBSD and OpenZFS Enable Scientific Discovery: How Long Do Seagate Hard Disks Live?

Ok, I don’t usually post little “yay for me” articles ’round here, but I’ve been buried in work to the point of not being able to post much at all so at the risk of taking a solid step in … Continue reading

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Fedora, NFS Home Directories, and You: Proprietary NVidia Driver Edition

Well that was one hell of a circuitous problem solving tale of woe.  So here’s the rundown: After some upgrades, I ran into the following slew of errors on reboot (in reverse chronological order): Jan 31 23:31:48 gdm[1217]: GLib: g_hash_table_find: … Continue reading

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Potential Resolution for Remmina Error ERRCONNECT_CONNECT_TRANSPORT_FAILED [0x2000D]

If you attempt to connect to a Windows 7 workstation using the RDP protocol TLS security, you may encounter the following error information from Remmina: Dec 30 21:25:00 hostname remmina.desktop[4836]: [21:25:00:443] [4836:5478] [ERROR][com.freerdp.core] – freerdp_set_last_error ERRCONNECT_CONNECT_TRANSPORT_FAILED [0x2000D] Dec 30 21:25:00 … Continue reading

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