Proxmox is the proverbial onion metaphor. And to get a handle on how storage works, we need to peel back a few layers. We should expect some layered complexity in the storage model, after all we are dealing with requirements for both the host (main) application and all the guest application (Virtual machines and Containers) running under the host. Additionally the varying partition structures, drive arrays, and file systems will also increase the complexity of the system. (more…)
Getting right into it, there are basically two ways to ways to install Proxmox; from easy the Proxmox install ISO, to the slightly more complicated installing Proxmox on top of an existing Debian Linux. In this series we will focus on the first option. (more…)
I understand how things work in a default Linux installation. And Cockpit was just a web GUI running over the top of that. And while I have and do run a few servers, my foray into virtual machines has been limited to Type 2 hypervisors like Virtual Box. (more…)
Just performed an upgrade (at least I think so) of my local DNS server form a Raspberry Pi 3B to a 2nd generation Intel NUC. Had to do a littel repair work first, as the NUC was giving POST errors.
In this post I will be reviewing the OpenBox Window Manager (WM). Over the past few months I have spent a significant amount of time installing, working with, configuring, and theming the OpenBox WM. I feel that because of this experience, I am now in a position to review the ins and outs of this particular WM. (more…)Next Page »