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From the Closet to the Cloud! : P to V Migration of Linux System and Services

Do you operate servers that run on physical hardware on-premise, in a colocation facility, or a DIY server closet? Do you have a need or interest to bring your systems to the cloud? This presentation walks through the migration of a CentOS 5.X Physical Server to a cloud-hosted Ubuntu 16.04 Virtual Machine. The server in…

Configure Squid Proxy in Azure to Watch Olympics via Canadian Broadcast

The Rio 2016 Olympics are currently underway and millions around the world are tuning into the various events taking place.  Like many, I want to watch the action in the comfort of my living room with my family and friends.   Unfortunately, I was stuck with pretty much two options for watching the event.  I could view the glory…

Develop and Deploy Jekyll Static Blog to Azure from Visual Studio Code with BoUoW

In this post, we demonstrate development and deployment of a Jekyll blog instance from Bash on Ubuntu on Windows within Visual Studio Code with Deployment to Azure . [Demo Notes] Windows Prerequisites: Install VS Code Install Xming Bash on Ubuntu on Windows Prerequisites: Install Jekyll as per Install the azure xplat-cli enable DBUS: sudo sed -i ‘s$<listen>.*</listen>$<listen>tcp:host=localhost,port=0</listen>$’ /etc/dbus-1/session.conf

XMING + Bash on Ubuntu on Windows = X11 Window System Running from Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux

X11 Apps work on the recently announced Bash on Ubuntu on Windows! Ingredients: Host OS running latest Windows Insider Preview with Windows Subsystem for Linux enabled with Bash on Ubuntu on Windows Xming Instructions: Open Bash on Ubuntu on Windows Ensure Xming is running In Bash prompt, enter “export DISPLAY=localhost:0.0” to connect to Xming host over TCP/IP and enable UI apps…

Bash on Windows as Integrated Terminal in Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code 1.2.0 is out now, and includes  a variety of exciting new features.  For example, a new integrated Terminal that allows you to stay within VS Code while using your platform’s shell.  You may have also heard that Bash support has been added to Windows 10 in the current Windows Insider Preview.  Hmmm??? In this…

Streaming Xbox One Games to Windows 10 Preview – Tutorial

Earlier today, a variety of exciting announcements were made from Microsoft at this year’s E3 gaming conference regarding Xbox One.  These include backwards compatibility with Xbox 360, playing Xbox One games on Oculus Rift, and streaming games to Windows 10 devices!  I was unaware that this was already available until it was alluded to by a tweet from XboxQwik. …