Monthly Archives: June 2013

exchanging a defective drive in a software RAID

setup: server with configured software RAID1 and LVM. If you have configured mdadm monitoring correctly you might receive an email like the following one day:

This requires immediate action because one of your hard disks is possibly broken.

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byobu

byobu basically is a wrapper for screen or tmux and is available via the repositories. You don’t have to mess around with the various screen/tmux options anymore since byobu provides an easy to use interface. Added bonus: byobu displays status … Continue reading

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apt-listchanges

apt-listchanges is a small tool which shows changelog entries for Debian packages. You can install it from the repositories:

In case you ever want to make changes to its configuration:

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create and enlarge logical volume

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