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Edimax EN-9320TX-E 10GbE Ethernet Card on Ubuntu and Fedora Linux

Unlike the Asus XG-C100C, the Edimax EN-9320TX-E 10G Ethernet card won’t work OOTB, because you need some firmware magic to make it work. So first off, some prerequisites: yum install dkms vim-common git curl || apt install dkms git curl git clone -b vendor-drop/v0.3.6.16.1 https://github.com/acooks/tn40xx-driver.git /usr/src/tn40xx-001 cd /usr/src/tn40xx-001 curl -LO https://github.com/acooks/tn40xx-driver/files/2214805/x3310fw_0_3_3_0_9374.tar.gz tar xf x3310fw_0_3_3_0_9374.tar.gz make […]

Ubuntu 17.10 corrupts your BIOS

First they only destroyed your disks, then they went hand in hand with their wonderful Debian upstream onto rendering SSL useless without anyone noticing for years (manyeyeballs, aka the power of open source and inherent code review in action!), but now they finally went all in and killed your comp altogether. Awesome quality software in […]

AD integration changes in Ubuntu 16.04

I’ve written an extensive tutorial about integrating Ubuntu 15.10 with Active Directory. Today I’ve deployed our first testbed comp with 16.04 (beta2) installed. Joined it to AD, set up FDE, everything’s fine. Then the user complains he cannot sudo. Hmm, lemme check the sudoRole for typos. Nope, it’s fine. Let’s delete and recreate it. It […]

Integrating Ubuntu with Active Directory

Prelude You can run, but you can’t hide, sooner or later it’ll knock on your door. I was assigned with the task of providing our colleagues with Linux workstations. Previously we had Windows, which is no biggie. Then came OS X, which is far from being perfect, but still reasonably doable. And then came Linux… […]

Installing, Migrating & Upgrading Redmine with LDAP on Ubuntu

Preamble Note for CentOS users: please refer to my more recent guide, Redmine on CentOS 7 This article will guide you through the installation, migration and upgrading of a Redmine instance on Ubuntu Server 13.10. The article’ll also explain how to switch from an SQLite database backend to PostgreSQL. For authentication we’ll be using LDAP. […]