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27. 06. 2018 Michele Santuari Linux, ntop

Custom Ubuntu ISO image for unattended and offline installation

The optimized delivery of our products requires the automation of installations and upgrades.  In particular, the latest version of the nBox appliance is based on Ubuntu and requires automated and, possibly, offline installation and upgrade processes. The aim of this article is to describe the procedure to create an Ubuntu ISO image, which provides the… Read More

13. 02. 2018 Thomas Forrer Development, Linux, NetEye, Open Source System Management Conference, Uncategorized


As we do every year, we participated again this year at FOSDEM, the largest conference on free and open source software in Europe.  Apart from having really nice conversations and grabbing many stickers 🙂 , we attended many very inspiring talks this year, too.

01. 04. 2014 admin Linux, NetEye, Open Source System Management Conference

Interview with Jon “Maddog” Hall

Jon ‘”Maddog” Hall will hold the keynote at the Open Source System Management Conference on the 10th of April. We asked him about his opinion on the real advantages of Open Source apart from licensing  and why he sees himself as “different” from any other Open Source people. Some call you an IT or Open Source legend. Is… Read More

18. 11. 2013 Juergen Vigna Linux, NetEye

Remake SW RAID1 from a new HDD and an old HDD with bad blocks

Question: If you have a SW RAID1 and I just replaced, say, /dev/sda with a new HDD as the old one failed. Now, upon trying to recreate the RAID array you discover that the “good” HDD (/dev/sdb) has bad blocks which prevents mdadm from resyncing the array. While you could make backups, replace /dev/sdb as… Read More