Author Archives: pawaanv

Enabling auto login on MXlinux 18.1

By | April 18, 2019

Mx linut uses lightdm as a default login manager which aks for username and password for logging in to enable autologin for user we have to make changes to the file /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf and uncomment the line autologin-user=user change it to eg: autologin-user=cipher Due to some reason i faced issue autologin lot working after making the… Read More »

Enabling Zswap on fedora 28

By | November 24, 2018

Zswap is a kernel feature which provides a compressed RAM cache for swap pages, it works in conjuction with swap space. If swap partition is not present then we can create a swapfile and activate it. Making a filebased swap, Create a 2GB swap partition with “dd” and activate it. [root@localhost cipher]# dd if=/dev/zero of=/mnt/swapfile… Read More »

Converting vmware vmdk images to kvm qcow2 images

By | October 3, 2018

Red hat certifications are one of the most demanding in the in the IT industry , i wanted to get started with planning working towards getting RHCE certified ,while preparing for rhce certification one of the recommended book is Red Hat RHCSA/RHCE 7 Cert Guide: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (EX200 and EX300) which covers… Read More »

Setting default gateway from virsh-net command line

By | October 1, 2018

Generally when a network  is configured from virsh-define for a particular range say it gateway will be automatically assigned to, if the gateway wants to be changed to then it can be done by using virsh-net edit command line option from cli. <route family=’ipv4′ address=’′ prefix=’24’ gateway=’’/> Check the existing virsh networks… Read More »

Getting started with foreman

By | June 25, 2018

Foreman is a provisioning and complete life cycle management orchestration tool for managing infratructure from a graphical interface and also from command line tool hammer-cli. With computing resources in foreman supports managing different type of hosts like vmware, aws , baremetal , kvm , docker etc.. to name a few Under the hood foreman uses… Read More »