Using schroot instead of LXC containers

So, I have been using LXC to host my server services for a period of time, with a view to keeping things portable should I need to change provider. It’s very good in that it’s integrated into the Linux kernel and in Ubuntu at least it’s not too difficult to setup, however there are a […]

Converting to GPT in Ubuntu

GPT stands for “GUID Partition Table” and it refers to a relatively new format for disk partition tables. It was designed to get around the limitations of the MBR format, namely that you can have more than 4 primary partitions and partitions can be more than 2.2 terabytes in size. GPT is part of the […]

Wake On LAN over wireless

What is it? Wake On LAN is a mature technology for switching on computers over a network or remotely. Why would I want it? Perhaps you are a techy such as myself and you want to be able to switch customers computers on and work on them remotely (saves having to tell people to leave […]