Category Archives: Linux

Installing Ubiquiti Unifi Controller on a Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Stretch)

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Running on Raspbian ‘Stretch’ ? To get the apt-key command successfully downloading the Ubiquity GPG-key on Raspbian Stretch, you need to install the dirmngr manually. Don’t forget to update the repository first! sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install dirmngr Please note that  the APT-KEY is deprecated and this isn’t a… Read more »

Installing VICE on RaspberryPi

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Prior to installing VICE on your Jessie distribution of Raspbian you need to alter the sources list. sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Add the following lines on the end of the file #Source for VICE deb http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/ jessie main contrib Execute the following commands to completely install VICE including the ROM files…. Read more »

Installing OMSA in VMware ESXi

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Download the OMSA 8.3 package Dell OpenManageServer Administrator vSphere Installation Bundle (VIB) for ESXi 6.0, v8.3 SCP to /tmp esxcli software vib install -d=/tmp/OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-8.3.0-1908.VIB-ESX60i_A00.zip Installation Result Message: The update completed successfully, but the system needs to be rebooted for the changes to be effective. Reboot Required: true VIBs Installed: Dell_bootbank_OpenManage_8.3.0.ESXi600-0000… Read more »

Getting TightVNCserver started on boot

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Getting TightVNCserver started on boot using a RaspberryPi can get some trouble some. So i aggregated the information from various forum posts to in order to make it work correctly. Refresh the installation of TightVNCserver sudo apt-get purge –auto-remove tightvncserver Create a TightVNCserver boot script sudo nano /etc/init.d/vncboot Content of… Read more »

Dell Perc H700 firmware upgrade under Citrix Xenserver

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Updating the Dell Perc H700 raid controller firmware can be a hideous job. Let me explain how i got this done. First download the “SAS-RAID_Firmware_C3X7D_LN_12.10.6-0001_A12.BIN” file from the Dell Support website   Make sure that the file is available in your ~ directory. Either use wget of (win)scp to get… Read more »

How to install XenServer 6.5 patches

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Updating your free XenServer 6.5 install can be a struggle, unless you do your home-work first! So the choir is downloading the .zip files from Citrix (see links in the XenCenter console) and unpack the files. You only need the *.xsupdate files, the source files are not needed for updating… Read more »

Screen flickers on IGEL Thin Client while using XenApp 6.x (EnableOSS)

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When you experience flickering of certain (in our case on blueish) parts of an internet website which being connected to a XenApp 6.x farm using a IGEL Thin Client you might need to read these Citrix articles : CTX133935 – Flickering or Other Display Issues Might be Seen when Adaptive… Read more »

How to fix the WordPress permalinks when using Lighttpd

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Recently the blog has been moved over to Lighttpd. At first everything every looked happy and dandy however soon noticed that the WordPress permalinks didn’t work correctly. Lighty didn’t recognized the re-writing of the URL, which is done by the permalinks functionality. Fortunately the Apache alternative Lighttp is ver flexible… Read more »