Linux


You’ve tried “sudo pacman -Syu” and you’ve probably tried “sudo pacman -Syyu” but still Arch is reporting that you’re bang up to date yet no updates have arrived for over a month! No, you’re not up to date in the slightest. Your mirror has gone stale. It’s not a big […]

Arch Linux isn’t receiving updates











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Sometimes you just need to make your life easier and let’s face it, EditShare do not do that unless you pay them large chunks of cash. You hand over teh cash, they give you EditShare Ark which sucks balls for the most part as it’s based on Bacula and not […]

EditShare Project Backup automation



This is quite a simple one but it’s one that I need to do often, usually from scripts. Grab yourself the tool “sendemail” (on Debian it’s just ‘apt install sendemail’). The structure of sendemail is easy: sendemail -f "from email address" -t "to email address" -u "Subject line" -m "your […]

Send email from bash command line (CLI)


This is more for myself, I always struggle to find the repo for Debian for Linux servers: echo -e "deb http://downloads.linux.hpe.com/SDR/repo/mcp/ /current non-free" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/hp.list apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys C208ADDE26C2B797 apt update for Ubuntu just swap out jessie or stretch with Xenial. And then for the tool I always […]

HP Debian/Ubuntu Repository