Offline Linux Package Install

for debian systems. Ubuntu 18.04 1. Download The packages On an internet connected system, download the packages you need.

If you already have the package installed locally, you will need to add the –reinstall flag

2. Copy to the target system The download-only options, puts the package and dependencies into

Download the[…]

Upgrade Windows 2016 Eval License

Open a command prompt as an administrator and depending on the version, run either of these: Dism /online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /AcceptEula /ProductKey:12345-67890-12345-67890-12345 OR Dism /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /AcceptEula /ProductKey:12345-67890-12345-67890-12345     This is useful if you are seeing a ‘cannot upgrade from this edition’ error message.

AWS + Azure Swap Space

Allocating swap space to a vanilla ubuntu server on Azure or AWS. By default, you will have zero swap. Possibly resulting is unknown app/memory related crashes. Add a bit of swap for a buffer! fallocate -l 1G /swapfile;chmod 600 /swapfile;mkswap /swapfile;swapon /swapfile;echo “/swapfile swap swap defaults 0 0” >> /etc/fstab;swapon –show;free -h;  

Create a Pi Compute Module Image

Windows Setup Download the Windows Raspberry Pi Compute Module Boot Loader: https://github.com/raspberrypi/usbboot/raw/master/win32/rpiboot_setup.exe Install the RPI Boot Setup file With the board powered off, ensure the USB Boot jumper link is enabled.  Attach the Desktops USB to the ‘Micro USB Slave’ port Attach the micro USB power supply to ‘Power In’ to power up the board  The[…]

Raspbian Pi Compute Module – Delete Current Image

Windows Setup Download the Windows Raspberry Pi Compute Module Boot Loader: https://github.com/raspberrypi/usbboot/raw/master/win32/rpiboot_setup.exe Install the RPI Boot Setup file With the board powered off, ensure the USB Boot jumper link is enabled.  Attach the Desktops USB to the ‘Micro USB Slave’ port Attach the micro USB power supply to ‘Power In’ to power up the board  The[…]

Flash a Pi Compute Module with Raspbian Server

Windows Setup Download the Windows Raspberry Pi Compute Module Boot Loader: https://github.com/raspberrypi/usbboot/raw/master/win32/rpiboot_setup.exe Install the RPI Boot Setup file With the board powered off, ensure the USB Boot jumper link is enabled.  Attach the Desktops USB to the ‘Micro USB Slave’ port Attach the micro USB power supply to ‘Power In’ to power up the board  The[…]