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Security issue on linux??

Recently, I was playing around with creating users and groups on my machine and observed a weird behaviour.

Created a user first and made that user to be the owner of a folder.  201 more words


SUSE Cloud 4 Delivers OpenStack IaaS With Enhanced Support for Ceph and VMware

Enterprise Linux distributor SUSE recently announced news of SUSE Cloud 4, an IaaS platform based on OpenStack Icehouse, the latest release of OpenStack. SUSE Cloud 4 features support for the Ceph distributed storage system marked by the ability to deploy distributed block and object storage on commodity hardware. 104 more words


No-copy extracting Xen VM tarballs to LVM

SUSE Studio delivers Xen VM images which is really nice. They contain a sparse image and a (mostly incomplete) VM config file. Since I’m updating them pretty often I needed a hack that saves on any unneeed copies and needs no scratch space, either. 333 more words


Linux Intro at edx.org

The online learning site edx.org just started an Introduction to Linux course. I’m reviewing it to refresh my Linux skills and knowledge, and fill in some gaps. 115 more words


How to configure NAT for Xen virtual machines on OpenSuse 13

I was recently asked to help someone configure NAT for VMs running on Xen with OpenSuse 13.  I don’t have a ton of experience with Xen, but I must say this was much more difficult than I anticipated.   822 more words

Just drop your fantasy of a king of OpenStack --- there won't ever be one

Dr. Seuss once said, “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” 612 more words