Computing and Networks

Kernel patch and compile the Debian/Ubuntu way

Continuing on with my theme of compiling and patching linux kernels a la: Kernel patch and compile the Fedora way A more elegant: Quick and dirty kernel patch and build Here is how I patch and compile new kernels for Ubuntu/Debian distributions. More specifically, create .deb files to be used by the Advanced Packaging Tool… Continue reading Kernel patch and compile the Debian/Ubuntu way

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A more elegant: Quick and dirty kernel patch and build

Ok,  I’ll keep this short, sweet and generic.  I’ll endeaver to put up a instructions for creating custom kernel packages in .dep and rpm (done and see here “Kernel patch and compile the Fedora way“) format if I find the need to create them. As we have seen, the original/traditional/generic way to install new kernels… Continue reading A more elegant: Quick and dirty kernel patch and build

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Kernel patch and compile the Fedora way

Compiling a custom kernel in the open source world of Linux is pretty much a given and an underrated privilege.   This can be a simple or convoluted process depending on work flow and technique. Each distribution has a preferred way which tends to result in a nice reusable packaged compatible to specific package management… Continue reading Kernel patch and compile the Fedora way

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Peer certificate error when S/MIME signing email

THE PROBLEM: “Peer’s certificate issuer has been marked as not trusted by the user. (-8172) – Cannot add MS SMIMEEncKeyPrefs attribute”, you may need to select different mail options” THE SCENARIO: Right! so I have had this issue a couple of times.  Well in fact, once a year, every year, when I go through the… Continue reading Peer certificate error when S/MIME signing email

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Using your iCloud address book in Linux

Not just linux but any application that supports WebDAV or CardDAV. Following on from previous posts about using Apples iCloud services on non Apple devices or operating systems.  See. – Apple CalDAV address…without .plist – Your Apple “secret” CalDAV address Once you have found the dsid for your iCloud account you will also need to… Continue reading Using your iCloud address book in Linux