What is Swappiness

Swappiness has a value between 1 and 100 this controls how your system prioratises ram and swap usage, if you are unsure of what swap is then you may want to google this a bit but in short ram is the physical memory modules (ram) and swap is memory on your hard drive/ssd, swap i...

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Preperation

Upgrade time can be a daunting time specially if you are new or not that confident in performing upgrades, I will be covering the basics of upgrading which will allow you to perform an upgrade of your Debian 8 system to a Debian 9 system.

The system that I last performed the upgrade...

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Recently I have been using Debian 9 for some projects rather than my usual CentOS 7 and I have been getting fustrated with vim due to the automatic visual mode which is enabled by default, for most I am sure this is not a problem and if your new to vim then you probabily don't know any differnt (myb...

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Upgrading MariaDB on CentOS 7 is a simple task as it's a drop-in replacement for MySQL, by default CentOS 7 ships with MariaDB 5.5.

In this tutorial I will be running through the upgrade process as the root user with the asumtion this is a new install, this will also be aplicable for exising insta...

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To Install MegaRAID Storage Manager you will need to download the software from the Broadcom site (it has had many names in the past lsi/avago....)

Before starting make sure your sytem is upto date install all updates as required

apt update && apt upgrade

You will need to install the alien pa...

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