Archives de catégorie : Canonical

gtimelog power usage

gtimelog is a great tool to keep track of the time you spend  on your work. To me, its major advantage is to log the time at the end of the task and not at the beginning. The format of … Continuer la lecture

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Custom partitioning with Maas and Curtin

Introduction Once in a while, I get to tackle issues that have little or no documentation other than the official documentation of the product and the product’s source code.  You may know from experience that product documentation is not always … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Canonical, Cloud, Technical, Ubuntu Server | 3 commentaires

iSCSI and Device mapper Multipath test setup

I have seen this setup documented a few places, but not for Ubuntu so here it goes. I have used this many time to verify or diagnose Device Mapper Multipath (DM-MPIO) since it is rather easy to fail a path … Continuer la lecture

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remote kernel crash dump for Debian and Ubuntu

A few years ago, while I started to participate to the packaging of makedumpfile and kdump-tools for Debian and ubuntu. I am currently applying for the formal status of Debian Maintainer to continue that task. For a while now, I … Continuer la lecture

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One year at Canonical

One year ago, I had done my last day after thirteen years with Digital Equipment Corp which became Compaq, then HP.  After starting on Digital Unix/Tru64, I had evolved to a second level support position in the Linux Global Competency … Continuer la lecture

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Customer support the Ubuntu way

Recently, I have realized a major difference in how customer support is done on Ubuntu. As you know, Canonical provides official customer support for Ubuntu both on server and desktop. This is the work I do : provice customer with … Continuer la lecture

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A new journey with Canonical

As many around me know, I have recently moved to a new job with Canonical.  This journey started quite funnily on April 18th by a Support Sprint event in our Montréal’s office. I say funnily because, while I now lives … Continuer la lecture

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