Monthly Archives: November 2014

ia32 install on ubuntu 14.04 TLS

for ia32 we have 2 options: apt-get install program:i386 or sudo -i cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d echo “deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring main restricted universe multiverse” >ia32-libs-raring.list apt-get update apt-get install ia32-libs After install you should remove ia32-libs-raring.list in /etc/apt/sources.list.d, and then do sudo apt-get update

Myip.io VPN/SSH/Private IP Service

Today ive came across an interesting service https://myip.io this comes very handy for a Developer/IT who needs to have a fixed ip address to be white listed on different firewalls or obviously AWS security groups. Also two interesting options are the fact that its also a VPN connection and that you can SSH in and from… Read More »

AWS convert Paravirtual to HVM Virtualization

There are scenarios where one needs to move away from PV to HWM in which situation its sometimes hard to reconfigure the whole system. Below we have a script that does this automatically. #!/bin/bash # ——————————————— # # Standard Variables # ——————————————— # RED=$(tput setaf 1) GREEN=$(tput setaf 2) NORMAL=$(tput sgr0) tmp=”/tmp” logfile=”$tmp/$0.$$.log” accountid=”$(curl http://169.254.169.254/latest/dynamic/instance-identity/document -s… Read More »

AWS instance store migration to EBS root

Boot up a regular S3 AMI backed instance (or since you’ve already got an instance you’re happy with, use that) Make an EBS volume of the same size as your root sda1 partition (currently the default is 10G for an m1.small and possibly others) Attach that EBS volume to a free block device on the… Read More »