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Installing Julia

With the release of Julia 1.0.0, I decided to give it a spin. The Linux installation wasn’t as smooth as something like Python or R, so I had to do a little research. 807 more words


Run your Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit system with the latest kernel - 4.18.3!

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 4.18.3-exton, equivalent to’s latest stable kernel 4.18.3 released yesterday (180818). 261 more words



A little over a year ago, a friend posted on Facebook that she wanted to start a book club. I think she added that she had books she wanted to read, and she had books she had started but couldn’t get to finish. 94 more words

A Better You

openvpn on ubuntu 18.04

Recently I updated one of my machines to the latest stable Ubuntu version – 18.04. Before that I was using 16.04 without  hitch. One of the more important services that I need running is an openvpn client. 600 more words


Linux Admin 101 – Installing Software with Terminal

I remember the first time I downloaded a software package from terminal, running an “apt-get install someprogram.” What happened under the hood? From where was the package installed? 1.166 more words

Increase the partition size of a Unix VM in XenServer

Distribution: Ubuntu 18.04

This is how I increased the disk partition size of my Ubuntu virtual machine running in XenServer.

Using fdisk, view the partition information, delete the old partition, add a new partition with extended size, save the partition. 681 more words


Amateur Dev-Ops: Setting Up an Ubuntu Server

This post sets out the steps I performed to configure a new (physical) Ubuntu Server.

I chose a physical server over a cloud server (e.g. as provided by Google, Amazon or Digital Ocean) as I wanted to build up my server administration skills while retaining  direct control of my data and processes. 1.918 more words