Using systemd-networkd to work your net

On a laptop, per-distribution network tools like ifupdown, network-scripts and netcfg are a bit limiting. NetworkManager is a reasonable solution to roaming and using multiple networks, but for those of us who don’t run environments like GNOME, it’s a little opaque, even now that it has nmcli.

Systemd includes a ... [continue reading]

LDAP and password encryption strength

Given the focus on security breaches leaking account information the last few years, we have taken a fresh look at how secure our LDAP passwords really are, and if we can let OpenLDAP use a modern hash algorithm.

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Encrypted Btrfs for Lazy Road Warriors' laptops

Why Btrfs?

Btrfs is full of new features to take advantage of, such as copy-on-write, storage pools, checksums, support for 16 exabyte filesystems, online grow and shrink, and space-efficient live snapshots. So, if you are used to mange storage with LVM and RAID, Btrfs can replace ... [continue reading]

The Varnish Cache project recently released varnish-4.1.3 and varnish-modules-0.9.1. Of course, we want updated rpms for Fedora and EPEL.

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So, management wants a microsite for blog-entries ASAP, while the techs wants to use tools they are used to - markdown and git. On top of that, we have a limited spare time for implementing a new solution.

In the intersection of that lies Jekyll!

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Welcome!

Welcome to our new techblog. This microsite will contain tech-related entries which interests the techies (and other employees) at Redpill Linpro.

We hope you enjoy the articles!