Category Archives: DataCenter

How to build your own mini data center @ubnt @STARTECHdotCOM

By | January 2, 2020

Moving to a new place has its advantages and disadvantage. If you are a geek, obviously you need to make a new home for your IT infrastructure 🙂 The advantage of a new location is that you get to have fun again in setting up a new mini data center. Due to some restrictions (do… Read More »

Disable core dumps in #Linux

By | December 11, 2019

Systemd doesn’t completely control whether core dumps are made or not. It mainly determine where such dumps go, and whether they should take up space or not. It may prevent some user space core dumps, but not all. With “Storage=none”, they can still occur and are registered by journald, but they don’t take up disk… Read More »

Remove Brother MFC 7640DN “replace drum unit” annoying message

By | December 8, 2019

Brother like any other printer producers what you do perform unnecessary costly replacements to components. We all know the lame affirmation: “quality parameters will no longer be met if producer recommendations are not followed”, but do I really need to replace the drum unit (like 80EUR) of a 200EUR printer after some 1000 pages ?… Read More »

Use #letsencrypt to generate a wildcard domain certificate

By | June 26, 2019

I am an old user of letsencrypt that just found out that my old way of renewing my set of certificated is no longer supported. When running the usual “certbot renew” command, that was manually renewing my certificates, resulted in the error: 2019-04-06 17:38:19,072:WARNING:certbot.renewal:Attempting to renew cert (blog.voina.org) from /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/blog.voina.org.conf produced an unexpected error: Client… Read More »