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  • Simple Method to Monitor a file on Linux - [cc lang="bash" escaped="true"] while [ 1 ]; do clear; date; cat <afile>; sleep 1 ;done [/cc] ...
  • ESXi 7.0 with USB Ethernet Adapters - I spent some time tinkering with a home router setup over the last couple of days - now its running OPNSense and several other VM's in an ultra small form factor machine. The goal was to migrate some services, notably… ...
  • Enabling Root for SSH on Ubuntu 20.04 - Quick code sample to enable root on a fresh install - works for most distributions this was performed on a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04.  The procedure is the same for Red Hat / Centos.  Perform the following… ...
  • Downloading Google Music Library with Resume (YouTube Music Migration / Play Music End of Life) - As many Google Music users know, the service that we all enjoy is allegedly being ushered out of the product stable to migrate its user base to the less robust YouTube (YT) Music service.  If you have accumulated a large… ...
  • Upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa - Another version of Ubuntu is here, at the time of writing it's 20.04 "Focal Fossa" but these steps apply to former and (near) future versions alike to upgrade your existing install. The amount of time required to perform the upgrade… ...
  • Removing a Repository in Ubuntu - From time to time you have to prune your repository list for one reason or another.   In this case, I have had an invalid virtualbox repository listed for some time - as consistently reported whenever running an apt function.  To… ...
  • Installing TP-Link Omada SDN Controller 4.5.1 and Omada Controller on Ubuntu - *Updated for version 4.5.10 (July 4-20-2020) Release of Omada SDN Controller I recently purchased a TP-Link EAP-225v3 and the results have been nothing short of extraordinary.  My former access point, a D-Link DAP-1650 as mentioned here, was neither great nor… ...
  • Install GUI on Centos 8 / Centos 8.1 - Typically I perform minimal installations when I install any distro of Linux.  Occasionally, albeit very rarely – it can be useful to have access to the X-Windows / Gnome desktop GUI.  From a bare metal install, the following will add… ...

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