Tag: linux

kali – An installation step failed

I have noticed that on a complete installation of Kali Linux (formerly known as Backtrack) under VirtualBox particularly but also under other virtualization technologies this might appear. If you create a standart 64 bit Linux Guest system Virtual Box suggest…

New Hardware to play with – raspberry Pi :-)

After quite a while after ordering it, its has finally arrived. Three brand new raspberry pi’s have arrived 🙂 Now one will be used as Media Center with Rasbmc. Additional hardware has arrived as well: Display HD44780 – HowTo Temperatur and…

Linux restart at a specified time

After an update session it is not always possible to do the restart immediately. Therefore Linux has an option to time the restart on a 24h clock bases. On Ubuntu the command looks like: sudo shutdown 23:00 -r The two…

generate strong passwords with Unix

If you wanna generate strong passwords with linux board tools. If you are using Ubuntu or Debian the following package is required: sudo apt-get install sharutils Generate password head -n 2 /dev/urandom | uuencode -m – Output: begin-base64 644 -…

manual DHCP renewal

DHCP renewal. It is sometimes necessary to renew an IP address on a Linux Operating System: On Ubuntu / Debian the following command works: sudo dhclient3 eth0