A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step

Remove MaxPermSize warning from JBoss EAP

If you have JBoss EAP or Wildfly and you are using Java 8, you will receive in the logs, this warning:

Read more

Conditional check of installed rpm

I had to do some scripting. You can query the rpm database with a wildcard pattern. The output is stored in a variable FOUND.

Read more

Check release on rhel

This is a small snippet to check the release version of Red Hat Linux.

Read more

Get system hostname with Python


Read more

Compile all python programmes in current directory

I have to write some lightweight python programmes for rhel. I was wandering how to compile all python source files (*.py) in a my source directory.

Read more

Bodhi Linux - a damn good lightweight distribution

My old Dell Latitude Notebook, 150 GB, 2 GB RAM, Intel Celeron, mainly used for writing stuff, needed a face lift. So I searched for a minimal Linux distribution based on apt. I found Bodhi, the Enlightened Linux Distribution. Bodhi is built on top of the latest Ubuntu LTS release featuring the Moksha Desktop.

Read more