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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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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Linux cloning with Clonezilla Live

After this walk-through which made my elementary OS installation unstable for a bit, I went searching for a more reliable way to clone a disk in Linux. The answer is Clonezilla. A couple of steps are the same as in the before mentioned post. These steps will make your external hard disk available for cloning….

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Cloning a drive and/or partition on Linux

Cloning! As a senior Apple administrator one of the basic tools in my arsenal is cloning a disk or partition. The software that I’ve always loved using was Carbon Copy Cloner. I’ve used this software successfully with OS X clients as well as OS X servers. Just do an incremental clone before applying that one…

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