Tag Archives: GNU/Linux

Navigating the Tianocore UEFI Shell

Just in case you end up getting dropped to the UEFI shell when attempting to start a Windows guest domain with KVM/QEMU/Tianocore, I thought I might post a little shot from Alex Williams’ extremely helpful series (to which I’ve already … Continue reading

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Compiling and Installing mod_wsgi 4.5.6 on RHEL/CentOS 6

Just a quick note in addition to the troubleshooting post I provided; When compiling mod_wsgi from source (which is Graham Dumpleton’s serious recommendation), you may choose to compile the module with a different version of Python than that which is … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Apache httpd and mod_wsgi with Anaconda Python 3.5 on RHEL/CentOS 6

Man, I have spent many hours over the last few days figuring out why, exactly, I am having so much trouble getting mod_wsgi to do so much as present a simple test application.  The issues I have encountered have seemed … Continue reading

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Fedora 24 NFSv4 Clients Spontaneously Mount Previously-Working Shares as Nobody:Nobody!

A Bug Report is Already In:  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1372136 The Quick Fix Up Front:  executing sudo dnf downgrade libnfsidmap suffices to resolve the matter until the new package version is out with the fix. Man, that was annoying.  I’m glad people are already on … Continue reading

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Virtualizing Windows 7 with Fedora 23 KVM/QEMU and IOMMU-enabled PCI Passthrough

I finally got around to whipping up the Windows 7 VM to round out and more or less complete the Engineering Walden Project’s Technical Reference Model.  Hooray! Because I had already configured my KVM/QEMU system with the proper pci-stub entries … Continue reading

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Using systemd and Logical Volume Manager Snapshot Volumes During Fedora Operating System Upgrades

With the looming end of support for Fedora 22, I thought I might write this up: I just successfully made use of this solution (based on instructions from the excellent ArchWiki) and I thought I’d provide documentation here since it’s … Continue reading

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Upgrade Notes: Fedora 22 to Fedora 23

Well, despite the relatively complexity of my home server arrangement, I am happy to report that the Fedora team has succeeded in providing a distribution that smoothly upgrades without any additional administrative intervention!  Hooray! Nonetheless, to be safe, I recommend … Continue reading

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Installing Attract-Mode on Fedora 23

Once you know the right packages to grab, it’s simple and quick! #Get the package from the developer and ready it for compilation wget https://github.com/mickelson/attract/archive/v2.0.0.tar.gz mkdir attractMode && mv attract-2.0.0.tar.gz attractMode/ cd attractMode/ #Get the required prerequisites (aside from gcc … Continue reading

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samba, libidn, and dnf

So, I encountered an interesting mystery. My system whose sole purpose in life is to run Plex Media Server (plexmediaserver-0.9.15.2.1663-7efd046.x86_64.rpm at the time this issue was encountered) somehow wound up with an utterly broken dnf package manager.  Now, I have … Continue reading

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Hardware for MAME on Linux (Fedora 23)

With the world of free and open source software ever in need of trailblazers, I thought I might write up a description of my rig as a proof of concept for anyone else seeking to run MAME on GNU/Linux (Fedora … Continue reading

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