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Karl Foley
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I'm just a nerd who works in IT. I have a blog so I can remember stuff - Maybe it'll be useful for someone else too, so that would be a bonus.
I'm just a nerd who works in IT. I have a blog so I can remember stuff - Maybe it'll be useful for someone else too, so that would be a bonus.

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Script to create multiple VM clones
I need a script to create several hundred VM's to load test a new VMWare cluster. I have found this. http://www.virtualclouds.co.za/?p=1239
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Distable USB power saving for booting from USB
Having issues booting from USB connected SSD and disabling this in the Linux Kernal seems to solve the issues of the disk becoming unavailable. Edit /etc/default/grub and change the following line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash usbcore.autosuspen...
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Chromium Hardware Acceleration Issues on Mint 18,2
I'm currently testing Mint18.2 and have run into a number of issues with Chrome. It initially started with corruption issues in Youtube. After investigation I discovered that the hardware acceleration had been disabled. By adding the following switches to t...
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Unable to update Skype because of GPG error
Recently installed NHSbuntu on an SSD and added Skype but kept getting the following error when trying to run 'apt update': W: GPG error: https://repo.skype.com/deb stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is no...
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Installin Virtualbox Guest modules into Devuan
This involves the following: 1. Remove the cdrom as a package source 2. Add jessie-backports as a package source 3. Update the installation 4. Add the required packages 1. Remove the cdrom as a package source As a privileged user, edit the /etc/apt/sources....
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Install Security Onion 14.04 into VirtualBox
Had some issues getting the guest additions working, but the following fixed it for me. 1. Make sure everything is up to date: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt dist-upgrade sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get autoclean 2. Make sure the correct Xor...
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Snort\Barnyard2\Snorby running on x86 Ubuntu 14.04
I followed this basic guide: http://www.ubuntu-howtodoit.com/?p=138 Step 5.2 I had to adjust the line: ./configure --with-mysql --with-mysql-libraries=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu To the following line as I am running an x86 install on this old server: :~$ ./c...
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