chabowski
By: chabowski

October 25, 2017 10:12 am

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An Alien Looking From the Outside In – Main Take-Aways After a Year in Documentation

Not too long ago, mid of September, I was attending this great Documentation Conference, Write the Docs, which – like many other conferences this year – took place in beautiful Prague. The WTD org team somehow decided that my session proposal “An Alien Looking From the Outside In – Main Take-Aways After a Year in […]

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nwmacd
By: nwmacd

October 8, 2017 7:52 pm

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Introducing Stratos UI: An Open Source Management UI for Cloud Foundry

In case you missed it, last week at SUSECON, SUSE previewed SUSE Cloud Application Platform – a new offering for software development and operations teams. At the heart of this platform is SUSE’s Cloud Foundry implementation. The purpose of this blog is to introduce you to another part of SUSE’s Cloud Application Platform – Stratos UI. […]

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chabowski
By: chabowski

September 18, 2017 5:48 am

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From 0 to “Hit Publish!”: How We Create SUSE Documentation

The following article has been contributed by Stefan Knorr, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     On various occasions over the past year and a half my colleagues Meike, Dima, and Carla have already mentioned the not-so-secret sauce we use to create our documentation on this blog. While good information may be the […]

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chabowski
By: chabowski

September 18, 2017 5:48 am

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From 0 to "Hit Publish!": How We Create SUSE Documentation

The following article has been contributed by Stefan Knorr, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     On various occasions over the past year and a half my colleagues Meike, Dima, and Carla have already mentioned the not-so-secret sauce we use to create our documentation on this blog. While good information may be the […]

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Matteo Limardo
By: Matteo Limardo

April 25, 2017 12:26 pm

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Holy Supportconfig File

Let’s talk about Supportutils tool? Sure thing, why not! As a Technical Support Engineer in SUSE, I rely heavily on Supportutils tool which generates a file with all the configurations and logs of the system, the Holy Supportconfig File. Frankly, my job would be much more difficult without…

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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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By: ab

August 7, 2013 2:53 pm

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LJDT: LDAP Data and Schema Comparisons

Have you ever wanted to compare data between eDirectory trees, or schema between servers, or objects between entirely different directories (OpenLDAP and eDirectory, for example)? It should be possible, of course, as both systems are accessible via LDAP. Still, how does one go about doing this kind of comparison? Well, because you are running on the right server or workstation, Linux Just Does That.

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By: ab

July 18, 2013 11:26 am

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LJDT: Reliable Service / Connection Tests; netcat, not ping, is the correct tool

Me: “I cannot get to your site.” Helpdesk: “Hmm, let me check. I can ping it, so it must be okay.” Me: “No, pinging has nothing to do with access to the site.” Helpdesk: “No, you’re crazy, I can ping it so it’s your problem. Goodbye.” If you have never had this type of exchange with others, you’re lucky. The fact of the matter is that ‘ping’, while a good (but not 100% even here) tool to determine if traffic can go from one IP to another, is a lousy tool for determining if anything more than layer three is working …

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By: kryptikos

July 27, 2007 1:17 am

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8 CLI Tools that are Under-utilized, Sometimes Unknown, or Unappreciated and Yet Pack a Powerful Punch

Jonathan Peck put together a list of command line tools that he has found to be very helpful and informative when it comes to administrating Linux.

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