Category Archives: Linux

Using of Let’s Encrypt Certificates for Atlasssian HipChat

In my last article I presented a solution for automated certificate renewal for Debian using a central webroot folder. Recently I added HipChat to my collection of Atlassian Tools for quick discussions between all directory. HipChat requires an SSL certificate for both Web Server and HipChat client communication, so I was looking for a solution to… Read More »

XMBCbuntu: Login screen bounces back

Just a quick note on XBMC. I today decided to migrate my Media PC from MythTV to XMBC and chose to install XMBCbuntu distribution. However, directly after installation, I was not able to login. Wrong credentials resulted in a accordingly message. With the correct credentials, however, the login splash disappears and bounces back diretly. I… Read More »

Online Resize (non-root) Linux Partitions on VMWare Guests

Several VMs continuously need more HDD space, for example my BackupPC instance. For this reason I’ve put the actual data on a separate Hard Disk and partition, to allow an online-resize of the partition, if necessary. This article explains the procedure for Debian guest on a VMWare infrastructure, but it should work similar on other… Read More »