Demo Coming: 30 Ubuntus Installed & Managed

Update: Just came from lab and saw it working. The whole lab of 24 computers was installed. Only a couple of computers needed manual reboot (EFI BIOS settings, DHCP timeout). Configuring computers worked, too. AwaseConfigurations is almost ready. They can … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ideas for Automation with Centralized Configuration Tool

You automated everything with cfengine, puppet or fabric. It works so smoothly that you are now looking for some more things to automate. Wireless WEP/WPA passwords, make available to all users in each slave Add shortcuts to desktop Add language … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Administering 30 Computer Ubuntu Network

Would you like to install a small, 30 computer network? And manage it, in an automatic way? My students Armens, Henri and Panu decided to answer that question. Their blog has opened at Awaseconfigurations.Wordpress.Com Currently, they are playing with tools … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Update All Your Computers with a .DEB Repository

Let all of your computers update your software automatically. Once you’ve packaged your scripts, put them in your own repository. Your workstations and servers can then automatically install latest versions of your programs. Prequisites: Packaging, Apache web server, Command line, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Vagrant promises to automate virtual machine creation

Vagrant promises to automate creation of VirtualBox virtual machines. Vagrant automatically adds ssh access, software and port forwarding. But is Vagrant ready for prime time yet? My students Tuomas Aaltonen, Toni Honkanen and Jesse Lindroos decided to try it out. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Create deb metapackage in 5 minutes

How to install your 200 favourite programs automatically? Latest versions with bug fixes, please. Create a metapackage. Install requirements $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get -y install equivs Create source file Create a skeleton file. Use only small caps … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Cfengine Automatic System Configuration – Writing Your First Script

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>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

Posted in Old Site | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ubuntu Preseed

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Ubuntu Preseed Sample List of d-i Settings in Ubuntu Hardy Ubuntu Preseed Sample # labseed - automatic installation for labs - # (c) 2006 Tero Karvinen www.iki.fi/karvinen # Still asks: Clock set to UTC, hostname. d-i … Continue reading

Posted in Old Site | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Install Workstations Automatically

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Install Workstations Automatically Procedure Overview Workstation Prequisites Server Prequisites Process Random tips Install Workstations Automatically Turn an empty workstation (that’s not on) into a usable workstation, so that users can log in and begin work. Only … Continue reading

Posted in Old Site | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
  • Picks

  • Boxing Clock for AndroidOcton8 Diving T-ShirtsShaking Tower Panda Android GameLearn Chinese with Android
  • Student projects