Tag Archives: ubuntu

VMWare Fusion: Host SMBus controller not enabled



  • New release ‘14.04.1 LTS’ available.
  • Run ‘do-release-upgrade’ to upgrade to it.

ZFS and Ubuntu Home Server howto

  • http://www.latentexistence.me.uk/zfs-and-ubuntu-home-server-howto/
  • add-apt-repository ppa:zfs-native/stable
  • apt-get update
  • apt-get install ubuntu-zfs
  • ls -l /dev/disk/by-id/
  • zpool create tank /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-<ID1>
  • zpool attach tank /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-<ID1> /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-<ID2>
  • zpool create tank mirror /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-<ID1> /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-<ID2>
  • zfs create tank/music
  • zfs create tank/videos
  • zfs create tank/backups
  • zfs list
  • apt-get install nfs-kernel-server samba
  • zfs set sharesmb=on tank/music
  • zfs set sharesmb=on tank/videos
  • zfs set sharenfs=on tank/backups
  • zfs set sharesmb=on tank
  • zfs set sharesmb=off tank/music
  • zfs get sharesmb,sharenfs
  • smbpasswd steve
  • cd /tank/videos
  • chown -R steve:steve *

CSR Creation: Ubuntu

  • https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/certificates-and-security.html
  • openssl genrsa -des3 -out server.key 2048
  • openssl rsa -in server.key -out server.key.insecure
    mv server.key server.key.secure
    mv server.key.insecure server.key
  • openssl req -new -key server.key -out server.csr
  • Send CSR: https://www1.columbia.edu/sec/acis/ssl/request.shtml
  • C (this field may also be called ‘Country’): US
  • ST (this field may also be called ‘State or Province’): New York
  • L (this field may also be called ‘Location’ or ‘City’): New York
  • O (this field may also be called ‘Organization’): Columbia University
  • OU (This field may also be called ‘Organization Unit’ or ‘Department’): Information Technology
  • CN (this field may also be called ‘Common Name’ or ‘Hostname’): the fully qualified domain name of your server as it appears in a url.