Installing Xe Guest Utilities on OpenSUSE Leap 15.5

This is a quick note on how to install xe-guest-utilities on OpenSUSE Leap 15.5. Unlike other distros like AlmaLinux where xe-guest-utilities is provided by EPEL repository, on OpenSUSE Leap, this package is available in the guest-tools.iso disk. At least, I was not able to find any similar package on OpenSUSE’s repositories which provide this Xe guest utilities. Therefore, we first need to attach the guest-tools.iso disk to the VM. On Xen Orchestra web ui, perform the following:...

June 2, 2024 · 2 min · 382 words · kenno

Wicked keeps DUID on OpenSuse 15 even when NIC is replaced

I have migrated a VM running on Proxmox to Xcpng host. Despite the imported VM on Xcpng has a new NIC with new MAC address, it still retained old IP address asssigned to the old MAC of the VM running on Proxmox. The VM is running OpenSUSE Leap 15.5 and use wicked for network management. How to fix this? Spoiler alert, I figured out how to fix it. First, let’s run some commands to display some information....

May 31, 2024 · 2 min · 395 words · kenno

How to upgrade FreeBSD 13.2 to 14.0

I just found out that FreeBSD 13.2-RELEASE will be end-of-life support within 1 month time from now. It’s time to upgrade FreeBSD on one of nas boxes to 14.0-RELEASE. The following is to capture the steps used to perform the upgrade. It’s similar to my old post. SSH into the server, and run tmux or screen. You really don’t want to lose SSH connection during the upgrade. $ ssh kenno@nas2 $ tmux Check the current running version of FreeBSD: root@nas2:~ # freebsd-version 13....

May 29, 2024 · 5 min · 873 words · kenno

Rust cannot find derive macro `Serialize` in this scope

While trying out some Rust exercises, I came across the following error: $ cargo run --bin iter2 Compiling tutor-web-app-ssr v0.1.0 (/home/kenno/dev/rust/chapter7/ezytutors/tutor-web-app-ssr) error: cannot find derive macro `Serialize` in this scope --> tutor-web-app-ssr/src/bin/iter2.rs:17:10 | 17 | #[derive(Serialize, Deserialize)] | ^^^^^^^^^ | note: `Serialize` is imported here, but it is only a trait, without a derive macro --> tutor-web-app-ssr/src/bin/iter2.rs:5:26 | 5 | use serde::{Deserialize, Serialize}; | ^^^^^^^^^ error: cannot find derive macro `Deserialize` in this scope --> tutor-web-app-ssr/src/bin/iter2....

May 22, 2024 · 1 min · 157 words · kenno

How to generate Let's Encrypt SSL cert for Bitnami Lightsail

So you just setup a new shiny WordPress website on a Lightsail (WordPress) instance. Now, you’ve been told to setup an SSL certificate for your website domain. What to do? The following steps show how to generate a free SSL certificate provided by Let’s Encrypt. bitnami@ip-172-26-12-25:~$ sudo /opt/bitnami/bncert-tool ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Welcome to the Bitnami HTTPS Configuration tool. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Domains Please provide a valid space-separated list of domains for which you wish to configure your web server....

May 22, 2024 · 2 min · 410 words · kenno