Tag Archives: Debian

WebSphere Message Broker on Ubuntu

WebSphere Message Broker v8 now supports Ubuntu for development systems (i.e. not production use) – http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27023600#Ubuntu I have been running MQ and Message Broker on Ubuntu and Debian since shortly after I joined IBM in 2005, and it seems there are … Continue reading

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Running a personal server

Maybe you read some of my posts on software raid and lvm, or maybe you have a spare pc lying around and want a box you can use as a small personal server and are wondering about some tips for … Continue reading

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A Debian Packaging Howto

I do a fair bit of Debian/Ubuntu packaging at work (kind of on the side) and have had several people tell me that although the New Maintainer’s guide (http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/ or it is available offline in the package maint-guide and also … Continue reading

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Fixing broken LVM and Sofware Raid on Linux

I have been building a backup pc our of mostly spare parts, including several old disks. To get the most reliability and space our of the disks, which are all different sizes, I decided to use software raid to mirror … Continue reading

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dpatch – using patch files in Debian packaging

I do a fair bit  of packaging of Debian and Ubuntu packages at work, often having to make tweaks to upstream packages. I used to just hack the upstream source directly, but have now discovered dpatch. dpatch is a clever … Continue reading

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Linux User Group @ Hursley

On Saturday I hosted a group for 30 people at IBM Hursley for a Hampshire Linux User Group meeting. We had a good set of talks, including Andy Stanford-Clark talking about his twittering house and mousetraps as well as the … Continue reading

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