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Update Grub Timeout

Update the Grub timeout in order to speed up boot times or to slow it down so that you have time to see the menu and choose your kernel.

Restart Ubuntu GUI

This post tells you how to restart the Ubuntu GUI from the CLI (using SSH) in case it ever locks up.

Stabilizing Ubuntu 16.04 on Ryzen

Discussing attempts to resolve stability issues in Ubuntu on Ryzen based servers.

Pc Part Bargains

Deals on PC hardware.

Send And Receive ZFS Snapshots

In this tutorial, I am going to configure two MySQL servers to store their data in ZFS, and then synchronize them in a master/slave relationship using zfs send/recieve.

ZFS

Ubuntu 16.04 - Install ZFS

Use the commands below to install ZFS on Ubuntu 16.04.

SVN

SVN - Global Ignores

Find out how to ignore all files/folders located anywhere in your repo that match a patter. Particularly useful if you have packages with .git dirs.

Sharing ZFS Datasets Via NFS

Use ZFS's configuration options to set up NFS sharing instead of using /etc/exports.

Create RAID with LVM

Create a software RAID array with just LVM. No need to mess around with mdadm, BTRFS, or ZFS.

Debian 8 - Create A Private Centralized Git Server

Deploy your own git server on Debian 8.

BTRFS Cheatsheet

A cheatsheet for when you are interfacing with BTRFS.

CSS Grid - Restructuring For Different Page Sizes

A tutorial showing how CSS grids can be helpful in making a responsive design with the site being able to completely change layout dynamically.

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