Chef Server on Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi devices are cheap, quiet, and powerful enough to run a Debian based Linux Operating System called Raspbian. Such device would be very convenient to manage one's personal infrastructure, composed of some physical and / or virtual machines, by running Chef Server.

While, the official Chef website mostly documents the …

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Data management

When using several computers (or devices) from different locations, the question of data management arises. Basically, I wish being able to access my data from any computer; I wish my data to be protected, accordingly to its privacy and I wish my data to be backed up appropriately.

With the …

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ZNC in Docker container

ZNC is a popular IRC bouncer, which stays connected to IRC channels and log conversations while one isn't connected. This note desrcibes how to launch ZNC in a Docker container, so that it be launched on any Docker enabled platform. To quick start with Docker, one can follow the steps …

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Ubuntu VM auto installation

Installing a fresh Ubuntu, or any other Linux distribution, on a new system is quite forward. The installer asks you a few question about your country, keyboard, network, ... . Then it installs all the required packages on the system, and makes it bootable.

However, when playing with VMs (Virtual Machines), you …

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Macmini2,1 Linux dual boot

While online resources provide documentation about how to install Linux on a Mac Mini, this guide focuses on the Apple Macmini2,1 and its peculiarities. Please refer to these tables to properly identify your hardware.

About Macmini2,1

Apple provides firmware updates for most of its hardware. Most Mac Minis …

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