Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (and CentOS 7) booting into black console

BlackScreenOnUbuntu14.04Yesterday I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 on my machine (D2500 board with integrated graphics): after finishing install and rebooting the monitor does not get a signal and goes into standby right after boot process end.
Oss.: BIOS was displayed normally !

1) Monitor in Standby
2) SSH available
3) System booted “correctly” (except graphics)

I get this error in /var/log/syslog

[drm:cdv_intel_dp_i2c_aux_ch] *ERROR* too many retries, giving up

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Install & configure Burp backup solution on Debian 7

Burping babyI love Bacula, really, a lot !
In my company we use it to backup all the server (Linux & Windows) inside the LAN !
However, it has a big drawback: when the client-server connection drops backup process starts over again.
For this reason it is almost impossible to use Bacula in backup process via WAN and with large amount of files.

Att.: The Bacula commercial version, however, has the ability to continue interrupted backups, and other very interesting stuff.

For this reason we started a long time to use for backup via WAN Burp, an open source backup solution that has the ability to continue interrupted backups. Continue reading

CentOS 5.5 and SendMail 8.13: Configure smarthost for using TLS

Step 1
Check if sendmail is compiled with TLS (for encryption) and SASL (for authentication). This is the command to use to check it.

#/usr/sbin/sendmail -d0.1 -bv root

You must read something like “Compiled with…STARTTLS”

Att.: If you’ve installed sendmail using yum, TLS support is present !

Step 2
Install all these packages

# yum install sendmail sendmail-cf cyrus-sasl-plain cyrus-sasl-md5

Step 3
Create certificates

# cd /etc/pki/tls/certs
# make sendmail.pem

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