Connecting Open vSwitch running on Debian to Cisco Catalyst 3550 via trunk

In a previous tutorial we showed how to install Openvswitch on Debian Linux. At the end of tutorial we created a script that loads openvswitch module in to the Linux kernel, starts and initializes configuration database and starts daemon ovs-vswitchd. In this tutorial we will connect our Openvswitch to Cisco Catalyst 3550 switch via 802.1q trunk. […]
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Debian cannot mount USB external disks with NTFS file system automatically

After Debian Wheezy installation I noticed a strange problem that prevented USB disks with NTFS file system to be automatically mounted. USB sticks with FAT 32 file system were mounted correctly without any intervention. Using Google to find a solution I realized that other users experienced the same problem once they had installed Debian from USB stick. In fact, […]
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Debian Wheezy Installation

After several years spent with Fedora I’ve decided to try another Linux distribution. My choice fell on Debian that I need to learn because of my work project. The tutorial describes installation of common user applications on Debian. It also offers solution to problems I encountered after Debian Wheezy installation. Please have in mind that is written […]
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Linux Core Installation Using Installation Script

A tutorial discuss Linux Core installation using an installation script that can be downloaded as an extension from Tinycore repository. Thanks to the script, installation is automated and easy thus much more preferable than manual installation. The installation steps provided below have been tested for both x86 and x86-64  Linux Core 6.x and and show step-by-step installation on Qemu virtual machine. […]
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Qemu Installation on Fedora Linux

The tutorial shows configuration, compilation and installation Qemu on Fedora Linux. KVM installation is described here. 1.  Install Required Fedora Packages $ sudo yum install ncurses-libs ncurses-devel zlib-devel SDL-devel libpcap-devel glib2-devel $ sudo yum install spice-server spice-protocol spice-server-devel 2.  Download and extract Qemu sources $ wget http://wiki.qemu-project.org/download/qemu-x.y.z.tar.bz2 $ tar  jxvf qemu-x.y.z.tar.bz $ cd qemu-x.y.z $ […]
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