CentOS 7 and the System Storage Manager

From the Fedora Project page of SSM – System Storage Manager: System Storage Manager provides easy to use command line interface to manage your storage using various technologies like lvm, btrfs, encrypted volumes and more. In more sophisticated enterprise storage environments, management with Device Mapper (dm), Logical Volume Manager (LVM), or Multiple Devices (md) is…

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VI cheat sheet

VI (or VIM) are text editors that are on every Linux system, regardless of the distribution. Needless to say it’s essentials that you know your way around in this editor. Sure, you can install nano or pico or whatnot, but these are extra steps to take and maybe are not even available on a particular…

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The Linux directory structure

The Thunderbird post from earlier made me think some more about the Linux directory structure, hidden files and folders and what not. A few months back I took a basic Linux study at Udemy. There was a lot of ‘meh’ stuff but also a few handy bits and pieces. I took a lot of notes…

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Transfer Thunderbird settings

I’m not a big Thunderbird fan but on Linux I’ve concluded that it is my best bet to professionally work with mail, calendar, Google integration, Exchange integration and a few others. All these features won’t work out of the box though and you’ll have to add a couple of Add-ons / Extensions to do the…

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CentOS 7 FTP server setup

I needed FTP access to my VPS since there was a WordPress update and I didn’t feel like it to do it manually: FTP / SFTP / SCP to your server and do the update from there. Fortunately installing and configuring it is easy. After configuration you can immediately login with an admin user that…

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