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  1. Jarret B

    Linux Cluster – Basics

    I hope to cover a basic understanding of clustering as well as give you a way to demonstrate making a small virtual cluster. When most people hear the word ‘cluster’ they may think that this is a group of computers acting as one system. The idea is a very basic concept of clustering, but...
  2. Jarret B

    LFCS – Login Scripts

    When a user logs into a system there are scripts that are executed. These scripts can be manipulated to allow specific programs to be run, services to be started or stopped, environment variables to be set or modified, etc. There is no limit to what can be done with login scripts. The same...
  3. Jarret B

    Plex – Streaming Content to ROKU

    Using ChromeCast is a very simple thing to do. If any other options do not work, it seems Chrome Cast is a very good alternative. You can stream from anything that you can add the Chrome Cast app to it.
  4. Jarret B

    Installing Linux on an iMac

    For as long as I need it.
  5. Jarret B

    Installing Linux on an iMac

    I didn't encounter it, but I tend to usually disable sleep mode in power saving settings. A long time ago, I had issues on a system with hibernation. I've never used it again.
  6. Jarret B

    Installing Linux on an iMac

    It should. Stick with deep in. Other linux distro have issues, but feeling did work for me.
  7. Jarret B

    LFCS – Managing Software – Ubuntu

    With any Linux system, managing the system software is a major part of keeping the system working properly, Ubuntu is no exception. In my previous article, I covered this information for CentOS, this article will cover the Ubuntu side of Managing Software. There is a lot of information in...
  8. Jarret B

    Portable Raspberry Pi 400

    The Raspberry Pi Foundation ( has released a new Pi, the Raspberry Pi 400. The 400 is encased inside a keyboard. The Raspberry Pi 400 reminds me of my first computer, a Texas Instruments 99/4a. It was a keyboard you hooked up to your television. The 400 is similar but...
  9. Jarret B

    USB Linux Boot - Ventoy
  10. Jarret B

    USB Linux Boot - Ventoy

    I just looked at Ventoy at Github, they say encryption is not supported.
  11. Jarret B

    USB Linux Boot - Ventoy

    I may have to look into that. I haven't tried it. When I get the chance, I'll check it out.
  12. Jarret B

    Installing Linux on an iMac

    You are very welcome. I am glad the article helped. My iMac just did not run well with MacOS, but now runs faster. It still has that awful video card issue. Thanks for being a reader and having an account.
  13. Jarret B

    Flatpak and WhatIP

    Anyone using Linux has an understanding, even a basic one, of installing software. Linux comes with repositories of software for installation. The software is installed using the ‘apt’ command. Other repositories exist which require different commands. Other repositories include...
  14. Jarret B

    Software Management - RHEL/CentOS

    No matter your use for Linux, be it CentOS or Ubuntu, you will need to manage applications and services. I will cover the ways you can manage your software on a CentOS system, the next article will cover similar management on an Ubuntu system. A lot of information will be covered in this...
  15. Jarret B

    search on the site for 'usb boot' with my name under the 'By' text box. On the first screen...

    search on the site for 'usb boot' with my name under the 'By' text box. On the first screen, there is a an article about ventoy. The program helps you make a linux bootable USB stick.
  16. Jarret B

    Create Your Own Linux Installation

    Some of you may want to have an installation media for installing Linux to multiple systems. Sometimes though, the pre-loaded apps may not be your favorite ones to use. In a business environment, you may need to remove a lot of apps that aren't wanted in the workplace. Installing the...
  17. Jarret B

    LFCS – SELinux

    In a previous article, LFCS – How to Recover ROOT Password, I covered some basics on SELinux. In this article, I will cover a little more about SELinux. SELinux is a way to use Access Control Lists (ACL) to manage the security of the Linux system. NOTE: For anyone familiar with Windows, the...
  18. Jarret B

    Wi-Fi 6 Highlights

    From what I am seeing, the kernel supports the chipset. The problem is, I have not seen any posts where anyone has stated that they have tested or used it. I am kind of guessing that it should be ok, but this is a guess. If you purchase the device from a store that accepts returns, then you...
  19. Jarret B

    LFCS - Process Priorities

    You are very welcome.
  20. Jarret B

    Wi-Fi 6 Highlights

    Just one with a good speed and compatible with linux. You may want to stick with name brands.