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Red Hat Summit 2017

Red Hat Summit 2017 will be in Boston this year, and I will be going for the first time.  I am looking forward to this conference and working in some of the labs.  The conference itself is three days long in the first week of May.  With my heavy interest in security and networking many of the sessions I am attending are focused around the security track offered by Red Hat.  Below is my current schedule for the week. Tuesday 10:15 –...

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Using Subscription-Manager and YUM in RHEL for new systems with a proxy

After installing RHEL the first steps that you will want to accomplish is registering your system with Red Hat, attaching your system to the appropriate subscription, and running YUM update to bring your system up to date.  If this is within a corporate network many times you’ll run into the problems of not being able to connect to the Red Hat network until you make some configuration changes both within Subscription Manager, and...

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DNF / YUM History

Accidents can happen at any time on a computer system.  Some small, some painfully large.  One of such accidents can be removing or installing software in Linux and it causing havoc in your system.  When you run a DNF remove command it does list all the packages and dependencies that are going to be removed and gives you the opportunity to abort.  The problem can come into play if you get too complacent and just hit yes, or are just...

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The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Review

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge from the perspective of a long time iPhone User   I have used an iPhone since the iPhone 4 was introduced in 2010, and I would upgrade about every two years, thus getting the iPhone 5 and then finally the iPhone 6 Plus.  They all worked nicely and I was happy with the performance.  My wife on the other hand never jumped on the iPhone team, she always used Android phones and I would mock the phone when I got...

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How to increase the size of a Linux LVM

In this article we will be discussing how to go about increasing the size of a Linux LVM.  This will involve making the needed space available on the physical partition first.  You will need to have available space, either by adding a new hard drive to your system, or if you are in a dual-boot situation such as myself you can shrink one of your current Windows partitions.  When performing these tasks be sure you have made your needed...

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