Disable ipv6 on Ubuntu 16.10

There is a right way and a wrong way to do this, if you want the removal to survive reboots and not be overwritten by updates, use the code below: # create config file echo “net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1 net.ipv6.conf.default.disable_ipv6 = 1 net.ipv6.conf.lo.disable_ipv6 = 1” | sudo tee /etc/sysctl.d/99-my-disable-ipv6.conf # ask the system to reload it … Read more

Upgrading your Raspberry Pi to Debian Jessie

This is a pretty painless and straight forward process. Firstly, we want to make sure we are all up to date, so: sudo bash apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade answer yes to any prompts. Next we need to point apt at the Jessie repositories: sed -i ‘s/wheezy/jessie/g’ /etc/apt/sources.list once we have done … Read more

iSCSI on Debian

My Notes for installing iSCSI on debian, will probably hold true for Ubuntu and other distros.. Install Open-iSCSI Initiator Type the following command at a shell prompt: $ sudo apt-get install open-iscsi Open-iSCSI default configuration You need to soft-link (path fix) two files for autologin to work i.e. fix file paths for iscsiadm, enter: ln … Read more

Raspberry Pi – Expanding DEBIAN to fill your SD Card

Here is how to utilise the full capacity of your Raspberry Pi’s SD card after installing the Debian image which gives a 2GB root partition: Step 1: Run fdisk as sudo sudo fdisk -cu /dev/mmcblk0 Step 2: enter p to view the current partition table: Commands (m for help): p Device        Boot  Start   End     Blocks … Read more

Raspberry Pi – Trouble Shooting

Taken from http://elinux.org/R-Pi_Troubleshooting#Red_power_LED_is_blinking Power / Start-up A good power supply that will supply 5V is vital. There is more information about See #Troubleshooting_power_problems. Red power LED does not light, nothing on display The power is not properly connected. Red power LED is blinking The red power LED should never blink, because it is hard-wired to the 3.3V … Read more