Docker, Inc is Dead

DISCLAIMER: The views expressed in this article are solely mine. They do not reflect the opinion of Cloud Native Computing Foundation (I’m a CNCF Ambassador), opensource.com (I’m an Opensource.com Community Moderator), nor Red Hat, nor that of any group I am affiliated with or employed by. Please read my Disclaimer before breaking out the tar and feathers. To say that Docker had a very rough 2017 is an understatement. [Read More]

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions via Command Line

I routinely spin up CentOS virtual machines in VirtualBox. Sometimes they are temporary and others might be around for months. These seemingly throw away VMs utilize the CentOS minimal install ISO for speed of setup (I really should just build a standard starting point VM and clone it as needed but I digress). Sign up for DevOps'ish! DevOps’ish is a weekly newsletter covering DevOps, Cloud Native, Open Source, and the ‘ish in between. [Read More]

Linux Directory Structure

For more information about the Linux directory structure see the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) which is part of the Linux Standard Base (LSB) which is a workgroup of the Free Standards Group. Sign up for DevOps'ish! DevOps’ish is a weekly newsletter covering DevOps, Cloud Native, Open Source, and the ‘ish in between. / The root directory (not to be concerned with the root account) is similar to a drive letter in Windows (C:\, D:\, etc. [Read More]

Moving to Linux - Linux Hopes Dashed

This will be the final article in the “Moving to Linux” series. The Moving to Linux plan had been going along as it should. My Western Digital 200 GB hard drive arrived and I was ready and waiting with a freshly burned copy of Red Hat 9. All the research I had previously done indicated that there shouldn’t be any major issues because of all the key components in my computer being compatible with Linux. [Read More]