- ALGOL 68
- Raspberry Pi
- Raspberry Pi 3
- X windows
- Setting the network MTU size
- Implementing 'cat' in Python (reading a file character by character)
- Determine MTU size using ping
- GNOME 3 Customizing the login screen
- A (not so) minimal implementation of 'cat' in C
- Set Linux Console Height and Width
- Minimal GNOME 3 Install on Debian (jessie)
- Installing Lighttpd with Python CGI support
- Prompting for a Yes/No response (BASH)
- Configure a network interface to have no IP address
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Tag Archives: grub
Usually GRUB’s auto detection of the possible screen resolutions works well, but it can be a bit of a pain in the rear when it doesn’t! As a result I normally configure my servers to boot in text mode which … Continue reading
The latest versions of the kernel now rely on the BIOS enumeration of device names which means that the name of the network interface can change depending on your bus configuration (specifically where your network interface is connected).
I generally prefer to disable the graphical splash screen at startup so I can see the console messages as the system boots – not very pretty, but if there is a problem you should see an error message.
By default Debain no longer displays the any output while the system is booting, however it can be quite useful to see what is going on particularly when trying to debug a system that isn’t behaving.