LUKS boot time password request not accepting serial console inputview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I have a Fedora 20 Security Spin installation on an old Dell 1U server (Dell 2210). I have set up everything in the hardware and in GRUB2 to use the serial port rather than the video/USB keyboard for console, and for the most part this works fine. (HowTos)

Shutdown Hangs for 5 Minutes on Kubuntu 14.04view story

http://askubuntu.com – I've had persistent problems with a 5 minute hang at shutdown for the last three versions of Kubuntu (13.04, 13.10, and now 14.04). I suspect this is not a KDE-specific problem. Recently, I performed a fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04 from a live-USB, and shutdown worked normally for about a week. The hang-up is now happening again, and I can't figure out why. (HowTos)

dual boot windows 7 home premium and ubuntu 14.04view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have a Sony Vaio laptop with 4 GB RAM.It has Windows 7 home premium by default.I want to dual boot it with Ubuntu 14.04.How do I do it?My laptop does not boot Windows properly and shows logon initialization failure error.I cannot use safeboot as it hangs as soon as I select the option.It also cannot detect Wifi,USB,CD/DVD.How can I dual boot it?I also do not have the Windows disk. (HowTos)

KVM image size has changedview story

http://serverfault.com – We had a 180GB VM image. Inside the guest VM everything is OK and hdd size is 180G. but when we look the image size on the host it is 475MB. I am afraid that if we restart, the VM wouldn't work. (HowTos)

Error message when updating ubuntu 12.10view story

http://askubuntu.com – I am using ubuntu 12.10. When I was trying to update the software, i got a message: The upgrade needs a total of 25.5 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 25.5 M of disk space on '/boot'. (HowTos)

Ubuntu 12.04 Is More Secure Than Windows 8 and Mac OS X, Says UK Govermentview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The UK government now says that Ubuntu 12.04 is the safest operating system available, way ahead of Windows 8 and Mac OS X. (IT news)

RAID1 drive failed; partition missing after rebootview story

http://superuser.com – I think I shot myself in the foot here, but let me quickly divulge what's happened: Intel Matrix Storage Manager started reporting that one of the two disks I had in a RAID1 array configuration had failed. (HowTos)

Back-up system using mdadm delayed Raid 1view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi ! Busting my arse to write a decent ultimate back up system and got stuck: So got main server and backup server(only /var once a day ## different model types , hard drives not having same interface). (HowTos)

[SOLVED] filesystem question - resize is not recognizedview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – CentOS 6.4 i added more storage space to my hard drive and when i did the pvresize and lvextend, the new space is not recognized. if you look at lsblk you can see it sees the new space but with df -h it does not. Code: [root@reposado ~]# lsblk NAME                          MAJ:MIN RM  SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sr0  &n (HowTos)

grub2-installl issueview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I'm writing previously prepared images onto pendrive to create bootable stick. In Fedora 19: # LC_ALL=C grub2-install /dev/sdb /usr/sbin/grub2-bios-setup: warning: Attempting to install GRUB to a disk with multiple partition labels. This is not supported yet.. /usr/sbin/grub2-bios-setup: error: embedding is not possible, but this is required for cross-disk install. What the heck? (HowTos)