Colin Hamilton
By: Colin Hamilton

April 24, 2017 6:56 am

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Encrypting Supportconfig for Added Security

There are cases where the data on your server is extremely sensitive. In these cases sending information, like the supportconfig, to us using standard methods like email and FTP aren't secure enough. So what can be done? We can use GPG keys to encrypt the data before it is sent. I'll give the steps […]

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Colin Hamilton
By: Colin Hamilton

April 17, 2017 12:11 pm

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Streamline Your Root Cause Analysis

Hey everyone, it's Colin Hamilton here again. I'm one of the Linux Support Engineers on the SUSE team. A really common request that will come into our queue is an RCA (Root Cause Analysis) for an unexpected reboot of the server. I've noticed it can sometimes be frustrating for customers when the root cause takes […]

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By: SUSE

April 13, 2017 8:43 am

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I deleted everything.

I goofed. I'm an avid hobbyist photographer and I happen to live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Needless to say, I take a lot of pictures. Recently I upgraded the drive in my home desktop from a slow HDD to 256G SSD. My workflow is like this: I take pictures, […]

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Colin Hamilton
By: Colin Hamilton

April 10, 2017 8:46 am

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Tips and Tricks to SUSE Troubleshooting

Hey everyone, my name is Colin Hamilton and I'm one of the Linux Support Engineers on the SUSE team. I'm troubleshooting SUSE everyday and so I've got a few tips and tricks I highly recommend using in your everyday SUSE tech filled life. 1. Have a test system for exploring I have over 30 virtual […]

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By: coolguys-suse

June 27, 2016 9:50 am

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During the Trial Period: How to put the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Eval to the Test

Editor's Note:  We recently held an essay contest to gather insights from the most experienced power users of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in the world.  We wanted to know what they would tell people who were brand-new to SLES, and just in the process of evaluating it, to make their experience easier.  […]

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By: coolguys-suse

June 27, 2016 9:48 am

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How to put the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Eval to the Test: Grand Prize Winning Essay

Editor's Note:  We recently held an essay contest to gather insights from the most experienced power users of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in the world.  We wanted to know what they would tell people who were brand-new to SLES, and just in the process of evaluating it, to make their experience easier.  […]

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By: coolguys-suse

June 27, 2016 9:45 am

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What I'd Wish I'd Known When I First Installed SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Editor's Note:  We recently held an essay contest to gather insights from the most experienced power users of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in the world.  We wanted to know what they would tell people who were brand-new to SLES, and just in the process of evaluating it, to make their experience easier.  […]

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By: coolguys-suse

June 27, 2016 8:37 am

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Eval Tips and Tricks

If you're evaluating SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, check this out. This is a nice collection of tips that some of our power users think you should know when you first install it.  This is the kind of stuff you want to know BEFORE you install, not after.  These will save you time […]

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