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RC file for Screen and Mosh

Posted by: Michael Best 5 years, 5 months ago

Screen is an almost must have for remote sessions, the default command key is Ctrl-A which is a royal pain when using emacs or emacs-keys in bash, so it is redefined to Ctrl-O.  Also added some termcapinfo and status lines so that the output is more compatible with mosh, which is a great tool if you are on an unreliable connection.

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Installing GRUB on a KVM LVM disk partition

Posted by: Michael Best 5 years, 5 months ago

After trying a number of times to install grub using the grub command line, grub-install with various command line options, this post that recommends linking the LV disk to a loopback device before running grub on it, makes it all work.  Doing all of the steps without losetup and running grub directly against /dev/yourVG/yourLV fails.  I was pretty surprised this extra step made it all work.

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Postgres 9.5 feature highlight: Upsert

Posted by: Michael Best 5 years, 5 months ago

"Marked as the number #1 wanted feature in Postgres that has been missing for years by many people, upsert support has landed in the Postgres world and will be released with the upcoming 9.5"

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The failings of Agile?

Posted by: Michael Best 5 years, 5 months ago

Some commentary about the potential failures of Agile, and if not outright failures, at least some of it's shortcomings. It also serves as an announcement for the new GROWS method.

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Learning systemd commands on CentOS 7 and Fedora

Posted by: Michael Best 5 years, 5 months ago

A couple of resources/references from the #centos irc channel about learning to use systemd the new startup and startup management sytem employed in RedHat, CentOS and Fedora.

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