Ubuntu 16.04

Mount exfat partitions on Ubuntu / POP OS 16.04, 18.04 LTS, 19.10

Ubuntu isn’t bundled with exFAT read/write support out of the box, scouring the internet revealed we needed to install two packages. exfat-fuse exfat-utils This threw a very ugly error Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Package exfat-utils is not available, but is referred to by another…

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Install OpenSSL 1.0.2k – CentOS 7.3

The elusive latest version of OpenSSL, we finally meet. As everyone knows, CentOS does not always ship with the latest version of softwares. The core repo focuses more on stability rather than freshness. We recently needed to update OpenSSL on a server with HTTP/2 enabled. The server has nginx setup…

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Install Python PIP – CentOS 7.3

Python PIP is a package installed similar to Yum on CentOS. It is the recommend / preferred way of installing Python packages on machines. To get started make sure you have the epel-release repo installed, make sure by running the following command: yum install epel-release If the repo wasn’t already…

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Install Varnish 5.1.2 – CentOS 7.3

If you’re here, you know why you want Varnish-Cache, if you still aren’t sure, read this. The people behind Varnish-Cache have changed things up a bit with regards to installation, The repo is now being managed by Package Cloud. Start off by adding the repo to your server, add the file varnish5.repo to…

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Delta RPMs disabled – CentOS 7

Received this error recently on a fresh installation of CentOS 7. The Delta RPMs package reduces the overall download size of patches, this is great for bandwidth constrained servers. The exact error message received is as follows: Delta RPMs disabled because /usr/bin/applydeltarpm not installed To fix this, simply install deltarpm by…

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