Author Archives: Chris

Installing Spotify on OpenSuse Leap 42.3

I recently switched from Fedora to OpenSuse Leap on my home office PC. I’ve been a Fedora user for a couple of years but had primarily used SUSE for a long time prior to that. Purchasing a new M2 SSD for my PC gave me the chance to get back to my SUSE desktop roots… Read More »

Home Lab Overview

Since I work with different customers all the time, I am constantly testing things for work in my home lab. When customers and co-workers hear about my lab they often ask what hardware is in the lab. I’m putting this post together so I can point people here and say “this is it.” The current… Read More »

Fedora 25 to 26 Upgrade and VMware Workstation Pro

Today I upgraded my home office PC from Fedora 25 to Fedora 26. The upgrade went smooth with the exception of the proprietary NVidia drivers for my GTX 1060 not working at 1st boot. A quick run of `akmods –force` fixed that issue. VMware Workstation was another thing all together. It wouldn’t start at all… Read More »

Packstack install fails with Mongo Connection Error

Last night I was installing OpenStack Kilo using packstack via the instructions for CentOS 7 on RDO. I tried installing the stack using the following command, which should have resulted in a full OpenStack install on a single VM with the ability to configure external network access: packstack –allinone –provision-demo=n I ran into two separate… Read More »