mdadm Raid5 – How to replace failed drive GPT partition

Install gdisk. On debian squeeze you need to add main backports vi /etc/apt/source.list #Add below deb squeeze-backports main contrib non-free Install gdisk aptitude install gdisk Drive sdb1 failed? Show details of partition md0 mdadm –detail /dev/md0 cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid6] [raid5] [raid4] md0 : active raid5 sdc1[1] sdd1[2] 3907028864 blocks level 5, 64k […]

Gnome shell and Debian Wheezy

Recently upgraded to Debian Wheezy (testing). The improvements are nice, and the visual effects and the quick search are great, but the gnome shell requires some minor tweaks for me: Add maximize and minimize buttonsTo add minimize, and maximize buttons Install gnome-tweak-tool aptitude install gnome-tweak-tool Then click on shell: And set the “Arrangement of buttons […]

Upgrade to Iceweasel 9 /Firefox 9 on Debian Squeeze

To update/upgrade iceweasel to latest version in Debian Squeeze do the following: Add these two repositories into /etc/apt/source.list deb squeeze-backports main deb squeeze-backports iceweasel-release then aptitude update apt-get install -t squeeze-backports iceweasel DONE. You should see: apt-get install -t squeeze-backports iceweasel Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done The […]

Upgrade Grub to Grub-pc

During upgrade of Lenny to Squeeze I run into an an issue with upgrading grub to grub2. My 4x2Tb drivers were created using GDP partition. As a result of the upgrade the grub-pc had an issue with my gpt partition. If you receive any of these errors you might be in a similar situation. The […]

Mozilla Lightning on Debian Squeeze

Hello, To install Mozilla Lightning on Debian squeeze do the following: aptitude install iceowl-extension Fixes the following issues: If you are trying to install lightning plugin version 1.0b1 January 12, 2010 2.5 MB Works with: Thunderbird 3.0b4 – 3.0.* SeaMonkey 2.0b2 – 2.0.* and you are using amd64 then you might be getting these errors […]

Computer Basics (Domain, Record your desktop, commandline)

Some basic videos that everybody in technology world should know and learn: Setup Domain Controller and know how to access your shared drives, setup user accounts, join domain, and use tools available to you. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Know how to record your desktop so you can record and do training manuals for […]

Dell Latitude E6510 and Debian Squeeze

Hello, Installing Debian Squeeze on new I7 Core Dell Latitude E65, was easy. Installation went through ok, but after installation has finished, the X would not work. You can find details here: Some details on fixing X was to login, and replace Xorg.conf. -Setting-up-Linux-Debian-Squeeze-on-a-Dell-Latitude-E6510-with-Nvida-Quadro-NVS-3100M-and-1920×1080-Display After getting the X to work, this is a great […]