Managing manually compiled packages with stow

Posted on Wed 18 July 2018 in Sysadmin • Tagged with linux, tutorial

I often compile applications (mostly game) manually because I love using the very last features and seeing the progress of the development! I usually install everything in /usr/local/ to avoid polluting my base system as much as possible. Unfortunately it is difficult to make sur that all files are …

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Configuring WLAN NAT for lxc

Posted on Wed 22 February 2017 in Sysadmin • Tagged with tutorial, linux, lxc

After having successfully installed an unprivildged linux container, I wanted to use my WLAN interface for the network but I could not create a bridge due to security restricition of the protocol. So I had to configure NAT over my wireless to make it working. I want to show here …

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Unpriviledged containers in Void Linux

Posted on Tue 21 February 2017 in Sysadmin • Tagged with tutorial, linux, lxc

It seems that I was not the first one to struggle to make unprivildged linux containers working in Void Linux. In systemd/Linux distributions, the process is straight forward as systemd handles things automagically for you (mostly everthing about cgroup) when in Void you have to configure few things by …

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