How To Fix YUM Update Errors with Percona GPG Keys

Author: , April 16th, 2019

Problem: Trying to run a yum -y update as root aborts with the following error: 1 2 3 4 5 The GPG keys listed for the "Percona-Release YUM repository – x86_64" repository are already installed but they are not correct for this package. Check that the correct key URLs are configured for this repository.   […]

How To Obtain a Public Key from an AWS .pem Private Key on Linux and Mac

Author: , February 4th, 2019

Use the ssh-keygen command on a computer to which you’ve downloaded your private key .pem file; for example: First, ensure permissions will allow ssh-keygen to work: chmod 600 /path/to/the/file/your-key-pair.pem Then generate an RSA public key: ssh-keygen -y -f /path/to/the/file/your-key-pair.pem >

How To Fix Excel for Mac Arrow Keys Do Not Move Cell Cursor

Author: , April 5th, 2017

As per MS Support page: “My arrow keys don’t move from cell to cell” Press SHIFT+F14 to toggle the Scroll Lock to the off position. Applies To: Excel for Mac 2011 Cause: Scroll Lock is turned on and causing the arrow keys to scroll the workbook area. Solution: Turn off Scroll Lock. Typically, when a […]

How To Fix “No Public Key Available” Errors for apt-get update on Debian

Author: , June 29th, 2016

root@myHost # apt-get update Hit wheezy Release.gpg Hit wheezy-updates Release.gpg Hit wheezy-backports Release.gpg Hit wheezy Release Hit wheezy-updates Release Hit wheezy-backports Release Hit wheezy/main Sources Hit wheezy/main amd64 Packages Hit wheezy/main Translation-en Hit wheezy-updates/main Sources Hit wheezy/updates Release.gpg Get:1 wheezy-updates/main amd64 Packages/DiffIndex [2,488 […]

How To Force Key Repeat in MacOSX 10.10 Yosemite

Author: , March 19th, 2015

defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false

How To Install Continuent Tungsten Replicator Using Puppet on AWS

Author: , April 15th, 2014 As user root: vi /root/install.pp 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 $clusterData = {     "myServiceNameHere" => {         "topology" => "master-slave",         "master" => "myDBHostName1",         "slaves" => "myDBHostName2",     }, } class { […]

How To Install A Network Solutions EV SSL Certificate On CentOS Apache 2

Author: , October 11th, 2011

Create the server key from your original private key by removing the pass-phase: 1 openssl rsa -in key.pem -out server.key openssl rsa -in key.pem -out server.key These are the files that NetSol provided me in the download .zip file (domain name changed to protect the innocent): 1 2 3 4 AddTrustExternalCARoot.crt NetworkSolutionsAddTrustEVServerCA.crt NetworkSolutionsEVServerCA.crt WWW.YOURDOMAIN.COM.crt AddTrustExternalCARoot.crt […]

How To Get root Access To An AWS Instance At Launch

Author: , August 3rd, 2011

First use SSH to login as the ec2-user: 1 2 3 ssh -i AWSKeyPair.pem ec2-user@{NewHostName} % sudo su – # ssh -i AWSKeyPair.pem ec2-user@{NewHostName} % sudo su – # erics@zeus:/Users/erics # ssh -i foo.pem Last login: Tue Nov 19 20:28:19 2013 from __| __|_ ) _| ( / Amazon Linux AMI ___|\___|___| […]

How To Fix Webmin SSL Setup Errors

Author: , October 19th, 2010

I was getting this error: 1 Failed to save SSL options : The SSL private key file /etc/webmin/miniserv.pem does not exist or does not contain a PEM format key Failed to save SSL options : The SSL private key file /etc/webmin/miniserv.pem does not exist or does not contain a PEM format key Edit the file […]

How to Convert an SSH Public Key to an SSH2-compatible Format

Author: , September 27th, 2009

% ssh-keygen -x -f id_dsa > ssh2.pubkey