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Installing NGINX and NGINX Plus With Ansible

Installing NGINX and NGINX Plus With Ansible

This article was originally published by Kevin Jones on the official Nginx website. Ansible is an open source tool for IT configuration management, deployment, and orchestration that is extremely easy to use. One of my favorite features of Ansible is that it is completely clientless. To manage a system, a connection is made over SSH, using either Paramiko (a Python […]

Fedora 23 will feature a Cinnamon Spin

Fedora 23 will feature a Cinnamon Spin

The Cinnamon desktop is the only popular desktop environment that Fedora does not have a Spin for. But that should change, unless something really bad happens, starting from Fedora 23, which is scheduled for release later this October. That will make it easier and straightforward to get a Fedora system with a Cinnamon desktop up and running. The only way […]

July 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Fedora, News & Announcements

Solution for crashing KDE applications on Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon

On one of my test systems, I have Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon installed. However, I still like to use KSnapshot, the screenshot application for KDE. And that’s because it’s better than the equivalent application in Cinnamon. The only problem is it crashes anytime I want to save a screenshot. And because Linux Mint Cinnamon does not have a bug reporting […]

LinuxBSDos.com is now on Facebook

LinuxBSDos.com is now on Facebook

I never thought it’d happen, but it just did. LinuxBSDos.com is now on Facebook! It’s not something I wanted, but the realities of the market place dictated that there be one. So there you have it folks. If you’re already subscribed to this website via RSS, email, Twitter or Google+, Facebook is just one more option to keep track of […]

July 26, 2015 · 0 comments · News & Announcements
Windows 8.1 partitions on the Lenovo G50 AMD A8 laptop

Windows 8.1 partitions on the Lenovo G50 AMD A8 laptop

My old laptop finally packed up about a week ago, so I went shopping for a new one. With money tight, I naturally went for a bottom of the line unit, but one with good components and from a reliable vendor. After several days of online shopping, I settled for the Lenovo G50 model with an AMD A8 CPU and […]

July 26, 2015 · 2 comments · News & Announcements
A quick look at Host1Plus

A quick look at Host1Plus

Since I started out as a blogger, I’ve made use of the services of several hosting providers. All, by the way, have been good, but some just a little bit better than others. In the days before VPS and cloud hosting, the practice back then was to find a good/cheap hosting hosting provider, register or transfer your domain and start […]

June 18, 2015 · 0 comments · News & Announcements