Minecraft Server for Ubuntu 20.04.2

Hello everyone. I hope you are all doing well. I am writing this blog entry because I created a Minecraft server for my kids some time ago, but I had a hardware failure in the system and never replaced it. At the time, it was no big deal since the boys decided that they were… Continue reading Minecraft Server for Ubuntu 20.04.2

Installing Ubuntu 20.04.2 on Macbook Pro Mid 2012

Hello everyone. Been a while and I have a new blog entry so that I don’t forget how to do this if I ever have to do it again. I got my girlfriend a new Macbook Pro M1 for Hanukkah and she gave me her old one (It’s a Macbook Pro Mid 2012, or 14,1).… Continue reading Installing Ubuntu 20.04.2 on Macbook Pro Mid 2012

Manually Migrating VM’s from one KVM host to another

Hello everyone! Been a while since I posted a blog. This one was a doozy. I tried to find this information online and there was a ton to peruse through. Luckily, I was able to peice a few of them together to finally get it working the way I needed for my environment. So, this… Continue reading Manually Migrating VM’s from one KVM host to another

Using UFW to secure a server

Hello Everyone! Hope you’re doing well! So for the last few weeks, I have been dealing with a DoS attack happening against me. After spending a couple days with Comcast Network Engineers we finally figured out that my mail server was being attacked. Once we disabled the NIC on the server, Internet service would start… Continue reading Using UFW to secure a server

Setting up Unreal Tournament 2004 Game server on Ubuntu 16.04

Hey everybody. Been a while since I wrote here. Figured I would write up a howto to setting up a Unreal Tournament 2004 server. I really love this game. It brings back tons of memories, playing this when I was in the Navy with my friends on the sub. My boys have some break time… Continue reading Setting up Unreal Tournament 2004 Game server on Ubuntu 16.04

Deploying Whitebox Switch ONIE images with MAAS

Hello, So I spend a lot of time deploying switches in my lab for my job. I also really like Canonical’s tools for managing infrastructure and bare metal servers called MAAS, or Metal-As-A-Service. It can deploy servers better than really any other solution I have used in the past, including Red Hat’s Satellite, Microsoft’s Windows… Continue reading Deploying Whitebox Switch ONIE images with MAAS

Converting and Resizing KVM Hard Drives

Hello everyone! I have been rebuilding my network and servers due to a major outage that I had with my ISP, which we are still meddling with. However, during the outage, I had to rebuild my servers. So I lost a lot of my build machines. Luckily, I still had copies running on my Mac… Continue reading Converting and Resizing KVM Hard Drives

Install Ubuntu-Touch on BQ Aquaris M10 FHD

Hello everyone! This blog entry is mostly for those of you that want to play with Ubuntu-Touch on the BQ Aquaris M10. You can actually purchase this tablet from BQ┬ádirectly, but they have been sold out for a while, and I really wanted to have one. So, I bought the Android version, which isn’t too… Continue reading Install Ubuntu-Touch on BQ Aquaris M10 FHD