Monthly Archives: January 2016

How To Free /boot Disk Space In Linux

Free boot space

By default the size of a /boot partition in Linux is not that big, 512mb or so is quite a typical default. This space is used to store different versions of the Linux kernel that you have concurrently installed at the same time.

If this space fills up you may not be able to perform a kernel upgrade in future so it is important to not let it fill and free up space in /boot.

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How To Configure Network Teaming In Linux

Configure Network Teaming

In Linux it is possible to aggregate multiple network links together into a single logical link which can either increase network throughput or redundancy. For example we can assign an IP address to a group of two network interfaces to double our throughput, or reserve one interface for backup purposes so if the first one fails we can fail over.

Here we’re going to cover how to create and configure a network team with two different network interfaces.

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How To Use The Bitcoin Client Over The Tor Network

Here we cover how to configure the Bitcoin client to send traffic via the Tor network rather than directly out to the Internet over your own connection, which can help reduce your Bitcoin transactions / addresses from being associated with your IP address.

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Configure IPv6 Addresses And Basic Troubleshooting In Linux

How To Configure And Troubleshoot IPv6 Addresses In Linux

In the past many system administrators have simply resorted to disabling IPv6 rather than properly configuring it, continuing to rely on the older IPv4 which has worked just fine for a very long time. As the IPv4 address space has since become exhausted, administrators are starting to slowly take up IPv6 out of necessity.

Here we’re going to cover how to configure IPv6 addressing in Linux and provide some basic tips and advice for troubleshooting IPv6 network issues.

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