Recently I ran into a problem with PFSense. After rebooting I noticed several errors during the boot proces. I was able to boot into the single user environment and after some investigating I found a solution that worked for me. pkg-static update -f pkg-static upgrade -f After rebooting I noticedRead More →

Did you notice that your timezone was not correct? This is how to configure the right timezone : timedatectl set-timezone Europe/Amsterdam You can check your date/time settings : timedatectl The timedatectl¬†is installed by default, but when you did a minimal install you can fix this with the following command :Read More →

When you install a package using dpkg and somehow you kill the proces, you may encouter the above error. There is an easy solution for that : Remove the lock files using the following command : sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock cd /var/lib/dpkg/updates sudo rm * sudo apt-get updateRead More →

Use the following command to install PAR2 support on your Linux host : sudo apt-get install par If your device has more than 1 core available, you can significantly speed up verification and repair by using all cores in your system. Installing these multicore versions of Par2 is easy forRead More →

In this post I’m going to describe the simple steps to install the latest release of the Plesk software on CentOS. First make sure you are root: sudo -s Make sure you start with a clean starting point, remove existing instances of Apache, MySql, Cyrus and PHP: yum remove http*Read More →

Making backups of virtual machines running on Azure using snapshot technology is a nice feature. But sometimes you don’t want to revert the whole snapshot but only want to restore a single file. Now this is possible. It uses the same backup/Snapshot technology you probably are already using. Open theRead More →