Uco Mesdag

A sysadmin by day and a coder by night. Working as a senior Linux system engineer with plus 20 years of experience. I write about Linux, tech, code and other things that have my interest.

19 articles written by Uco Mesdag

Why WhatsApp is evil

Why WhatsApp is evil

I was already for a while considering dropping WhatsApp, I got rid of my Facebook, Google and other “social media” accounts a longtime ago. But due to the large use of WhatsApp around me I felt forced for a longtime to just use it. But after a long reflection, mainly

Create a Windows 10 Vagrant box

Create a Windows 10 Vagrant box

A short how-to on creating a Windows 10 base box for use with Vagrant and VirtualBox. Requirements Windows 10 VM (activated) vagrant user with password vagrant 1024 MB Memory APIC on 1 CPU PAE on Nested Paging on VRAM 128 MB 2D/3D Acceleration off Coreaudio Intel HDA Sata HDD

Let's Encrypt

Let's Encrypt

How to install and use Let's Encrypt certificates on CentOS 7. Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA), run for the public’s benefit. Let’s Encrypt is a service provided by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). Installing on CentOS 7 We will be

Installing OpenStack on CentOS 7

Installing OpenStack on CentOS 7

A quick and very short install guide on setting up OpenStack on CentOS 7. RDO For the installation of OpenStack we will use the RDO repository. RDO is the RPM Distribution of OpenStack. It's a group of Rediculously Dedicated OpenStackers who are here to help you Rapidly Deploy OpenStack, in

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