Quick Fix for Useless Salt Warning – Add "file_ignore_glob: []" to /etc/salt/master

Some versions of Salt give you a useless warning on every run. The problem is easy to fix.

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DConf – System Wide Configuration for Linux Desktop Apps

Some Linux desktop applications use dconf configuration. For example, dconf is used by programmer’s text editor Gedit and desktop backup program Deja-dup. This post shows you how to extract your current settings and make them system wide. As the configuration … Continue reading

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Puppet Reading List

*Starting documents are marked with asterisk “*” and bold. Getting Started with Puppet Hello Puppet – on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS* Learning Puppet Master and Slave PuppetMaster on Ubuntu 12.04* Modules Learning Puppet: Modules and Classes (Part One) Learning Puppet: Parameterized … Continue reading

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Cfengine Automatic System Configuration – Writing Your First Script

Table of Contents Cfengine Automatic System Configuration – Writing Your First Script Install Create config file Create a Sample File Run cftero.conf Troubleshooting Couldn’t Find a Private Key – Use sudo Actionsequence Empty – Type Full Path Syntax Error – … Continue reading

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Automatic IP Configuration with DHCP Server on Ubuntu

Automatic IP Configuration with DHCP Server on Ubuntu This article is a work in progress. $ sudo apt-get install dhcp3-server # /etc/default/dhcp3-server # This is not needed on Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy INTERFACES=”eth0″ $ sudo nano -w /etc/dhcp*/dhcpd.conf # dhcpd.conf for … Continue reading

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IceWm – Configuring the Light Window Manager

Table of Contents IceWm – Configuring the Light Window Manager Installing Menu in Ubuntu Debian-like Menu Using ‘menu’ Ubuntu Menus IceWm – Configuring the Light Window Manager IceWm is a very light window manager. It is simple to use if … Continue reading

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Per User bin/

Per User bin/ Run your shell scripts just like any other command, without writing ./command. This article is a work in progress. $ mkdir $HOME/bin/ $ nano .bashrc Add as the last line PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin To use, close and open shell. … Continue reading

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Adding Software Repositories to Ubuntu

Table of Contents Adding Software Repositories to Ubuntu The Command Line Interface way The Graphical User Interface Way Adding Software Repositories to Ubuntu To make apt-get or “Add applications” show more software, enable more software repostories. You can make the … Continue reading

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