Upgrading my Katello-Foreman-Managed RPM build VM to Fedora 32

Because I have this VM registered to Katello (Foreman plugin) to receive updates (basically as a way of both keeping track of the computers and VMs on my network and also to have a GUI to pulp for caching RPMs), I had to deal with Katello-Agent. The latest RPM in the official Foreman/Katello repos is […]

Fedora Silverblue as an HTPC Part 3

Yesterday I mentioned some issues with my Ortek MCE VRC-1100 remote and certain buttons not working. Figured out that in addition to removing the XF…. entries in dconf, also have to remove them in gsettings. Specifically, I had to use the commands: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.media-keys stop-static [”] gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.media-keys play-static [”] gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.media-keys […]

Fedora Silverblue as an HTPC Part 2

One thing to know about Silverblue is that it’s a Gnome environment. I was already running Gnome for the HTPC, but I prefer KDE for my computers usually. When I was installing Silverblue there was no option to go for KDE or anything else. On Silverblue you install via Flatpaks. Any regular installs (ostree instead […]

Followup to Podman and PHPIpam

Adding the –name mysql – it wasn’t enough to get the PHPIpam apache container to find the mysql container. They’re in the same pod, but something’s not quite right. So I decided to see if I could modify the config.php by mounting the container and modifying that. # podman mount beautiful_gauss /var/lib/containers/storage/overlay/5a33decc2cfad7e9bda5f9048d94a814267d954e97d5dd7befb057a84367f27a/merged While this allowed […]

Every once in a while the puerile makes me laugh

Like these random container names that podman generated: # podman ps CONTAINER ID IMAGE COMMAND CREATED STATUS PORTS NAMES b83a26bb2c5d docker.io/library/mysql:5.6 mysqld 2 minutes ago Up 2 minutes ago 0.0.0.0:8081->80/tcp hungry_wilson f35ec64d3b3c docker.io/pierrecdn/phpipam:latest apache2-foregroun… 2 minutes ago Up 2 minutes ago 0.0.0.0:8081->80/tcp nice_johnson Makes me think perhaps there should be a list of adjectives and […]