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April updates to Azure RemoteApp

  • Within the month of April 2015, we released the following new features and capabilities for Azure RemoteApp:
  • Deploy Azure RemoteApp collection to your Azure Virtual Network (with support for Express Route), read full blog post.
  • Ability to use platform

Remi Collet: PHP version 5.5.25RC1 and 5.6.9RC1

emblem-notice-24.pngNEW : Release Candidate versions are now available in remi-test repository for Fedora and Enterprise Linux (RHEL / CentOS) to allow more people to test them. They are only available as Software Collections, for a parallel installation, perfect solution …

Máirín Duffy: Do you know robotics?

Hi :)

Plea for help here :)


The websites team and I would like to feature a photo of some real robots that have been programmed and/or built using Fedora as the main banner image for the Fedora Robotics spin – but …

Application Insights now supports asp.net v5 applications

We just released the very first preview of Application Insights for the ASP.NET v5 (a.k.a ASP.NET vNext) web applications. You can find the NuGet on nuget.org and will allow you to monitor server requests and exceptions for your application …

Server Virtualization Sessions @ Build 2015

If you are interested in Server Virtualization and Server Application development – today is a good day to be at Build 2015 (or following it online).

Two big sessions to recommend are:

Nano Server: A Cloud Optimized Windows Server for 

Will Benton: Elasticsearch and Spark 1.3

Elasticsearch has offered Hadoop InputFormat and OutputFormat implementations for quite some time. These made it possible to process Elasticsearch indices with Spark just as you would any other Hadoop data source. Here’s an example of this in action, taken from …

Interop Liveblog: The Post-Cloud

This session is titled “The Post-Cloud,” and the speaker is Nick Weaver, Director of SDI-X at Intel.

Nick starts his presentation with a summary of our society: some people produce goods through an effort, and others consume what is produced. …

It’s not too late to learn PowerShell

SUMMARY: Ed Wilson talks about learning Windows PowerShell It seems that there are always new technologies. It is hard to keep up with them, and it is hard to predict which ones are even worth the time and effort to …

Full-Text Search is now available for preview in Azure SQL Database

With the growing popularity of storing and managing data using Azure SQL Database, demand for full-text search capabilities in a wide variety of applications is rapidly increasing. This article announces Full-Text Search is now publicly available for preview in Azure …

Fedora Magazine: Fedora Store, University initiative, GSoC, and Fedora conferences

T-shirts are back in stock at the Fedora store

Clearly an item which deserves top billing! The first batch of Fedora t-shirts sold out quickly in most sizes, and there was a little bit of trouble reordering — but now …

Daniel Vrátil: Plasma 5.3 for Fedora

Fedora logoPlasma 5.3, new feature release of KDE workspace, has been released on Tuesday and you can get it now on Fedora.

Plasma 5.3 brings new features, improvements and almost 400 bug fixes for basically all of it’s components ranging from …

Interop Liveblog: Thursday Cloud Connect Keynote

This is a liveblog of the Thursday morning Cloud Connect keynote at Interop 2015 in Las Vegas. The title of the presentation is “Doing it Live,” and the speaker is Jared Wray (@jaredwray on Twitter; he’s Cloud CTO and …

PowerTip: Better Way to View PowerShell Help

Summary: Learn a better way to view Windows PowerShell Help.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question I like the Windows PowerShell Help files, but I do not like trying to read them in the Windows PowerShell
            console window. What …

The Fridge: Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) End of Life reached on April 30, 2015

This is a follow-up to the End of Life warning sent last month to confirm that as of today (April 30, 2015), Ubuntu 10.04 is no longer supported. No more package updates will be accepted to 10.04, and it will …

Update Rollup 6 for Windows Azure Pack and Windows Azure Pack Web Sites version 2 is now available

 We are happy to announce that Update Rollup 6 for Windows Azure Pack (WAP) and Update Rollup 6 for Windows Azure Pack Web Sites version 2 are now available. The KB articles below describe all of the issues that are …

mythcat: Try now with your linux os : the plan .

Working under many operating systems, like : PC, MAX and Linux OS.
Very good effect and with a great music this game will take your attention. <iframe allowfullscreen=”” frameborder=”0″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/tWEZ2cbdacc” width=”560″></iframe>
Also available on Steam:
“A fly ascends to …

Announcing partitioning support in the DocumentDB SDK

We are pleased to announce the release of new functionality in the .NET SDK that makes it easier to develop partition application data using Azure DocumentDB.

During the preview of the DocumentDB service, we found that developers were implementing varied, …

Smart AnSwerS #21

Hey there Community and welcome to the 21st installment of Smart AnSwerS.

I just got an email this week about a Cinco de Mayo party at the office, which would have been my first at the company. Sadly, …

Daniel Holbach: Shaping Ubuntu Snappy

Next week we are going to have another Ubuntu Online Summit (5-7 May 2015). This is (among many other things) a great time for you to get involved with, learn about and help shape Ubuntu Snappy.

As I said in …

Does Kdump work on your hardware?

In this and the next several blog entries I will explain SUSE YES Certification testing under the covers: specific tests in SUSE YES Certification which are not fully documented on the certification bulletin. This discussion covers the capture of Kdump …

Failover Clustering Sessions @ Ignite 2015 in Chicago

If you are going to Ignite 2015 in Chicago next week, here are the cluster related sessions you might want to check out.  We’ll be talking about some exciting new enhancements coming in vNext.  Weren’t able to make it this …

KB: The Microsoft Monitoring Agent Service freezes during the startup process

KB7334333232In System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager (OpsMgr 2012 R2), the Microsoft Monitoring Agent service, also known as HealthService.exe, may get stuck in the Starting state in Service Control Manager. In this scenario, you can’t stop the service through Service …

Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S08E08 – Alone in the Dark – Ubuntu Podcast

It’s Episode NUMBER of Season Eight of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Laura Cowen, Mark Johnson, and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

In this week’s show:

  • We discuss our Ubuntu Podcast technical setup

Support Tip: Virtual Machine Connections to Storage Lost When Adding Host Cluster in VMM 2012 R2

~ Chuck Timon | Senior Support Escalation Engineer

HOW62Recently we had a customer report a significant outage in his Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Failover Cluster when adding it to System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM 2012 R2). …

Jonathan Riddell: Plasma 5.4 Kicked Off

I just closed the Plasma 5.4 kickoff meeting. It was well attended with lots of Plasma devs and VDG members there. Here’s the minutes.

The To Do board [public link] has been updated with a load of …

Troubleshooting High CPU utilization issues in Exchange 2013


In Exchange support we see a wide range of support issues. Few of them can be more difficult to troubleshoot than performance issues. Part of the reason for that is the ambiguity of the term "Performance Issue". This can …

Caolán McNamara: gtk3 notebook theming

Starting to work on the gtk3 theming now. Here’s a before and after shot of today’s notebook color and font theming improvements.



And a a random native gtk3 notebook for comparison

The best of Ignite Cloud + Enterprise sessions online

When an important event like Ignite fills up so fast, it’s pretty great we can still get so much of the good stuff online.

If that’s how you plan to attend, we’ve put together a sample agenda of the best-of-the-best …

Integrating Splunk with Docker, CoreOS, and JournalD

Hal here, your friendly Lorax and developer evangelist! I wanted to share with everyone a guest post from a Splunker whom I met and see regularly at the Metro Atlanta Splunk User Group, Robert Labrie. Robert is a …

Ratnadeep Debnath: Started working at Idea Device

This month, i.e., April, 2015, I started working for Idea Device Technologies as a Member of Technical Staff. I will be mostly working on backend stuffs here and help build scalable tools for infrastructure automation. Idea Device is mostly a …

Perl SIG: perl-Archive-Extract Sub-packages or RPM Needs Rich Dependencies

Gary Benson: Remote debugging with GDB

→ originally posted on developerblog.redhat.com

This past few weeks I’ve been working on making remote debugging in GDB easier to use. What’s remote debugging? It’s where you run GDB on one machine and the program being debugged on another. To …

Monitoring Office 365 with the Service Health Dashboard

This article is an excerpt from the book “Office 365 for Exchange Professionals“.

Even though Office 365 and Exchange Online takes much of the support and maintenance responsibility out of your hands there is still a need for …

Cased Dimensions is offering Enterprise Email as a free give away for Service Manager.

 Cased Dimensions, if offering a free solution for Service Manager, which enables you to send emails from Incidents, Service Requests, Change Requests, Release Requests and Problems.

Great to see our partners develop and share such solutions.

In Cased Dimensions own

Frederic Hornain: [Red Hat BeLux Office] New Address

RedHatBeLuxHi all,

Just to let you know we have move from Berchem to Brussels. Here is our new address :


Red Hat BeLux
MC-Square Business Centre
Stockholm Building
Leonardo da Vincilaan 19
Diegem 1831
Tel: +32 2 719

Didier Roche: Ubuntu Make 0.7 released with Visual Studio Code support

If you followed recent news, yesterday Microsoft announced Visual Studio Code support on stage during their Build conference. One of the nice surprise was that this new IDE, focused on web and cloud platforms, is available on Mac OS X …

Removing Whitespace (and Line Breaks)

You may know that each string object has a method called Trim() that trims away whitespace both from the beginning and end of a string:

$text = ' Hello '

A lesser known fact is that …

Andreas “ixs” Thienemann: The missing man page: cyc_ipmicmd – Avocent IPMI power control

Avocent (formerly Cyclades) is a supplier for various datacenter management tools. They are best known for their rackmounted power distribution units and their serial console servers. Both devices run Linux and have been around for years.

Both the now EOL’d …

Sergio Pascual: Remove reserved blocks in ext4

Remove reserved blocks in ext4 The ext4 filesystem reserves by default a 5% percent of the blocks that can be used only by privileged processes. If you don’t need this (the disk is used for storage) you can set the …

Alexander Todorov: Fixing Tilde and Function Keys Mapping for MacBook Air on Linux

Thera are two problems with the MacBook Air keyboard on Linux:

Function keys and media keys are switched and by default you have to
press Fn+F5 in order to refresh a browser page. The
solution is

echo 2 > /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/fnmode

Ubuntu App Developer Blog: Internationalizing your QML app


As a developer, you probably want to see your apps in many hands. One way to make it happen is to enable your application for translation.

With minimal effort, you can mark your application strings for translation, expose them to

Select History Via PowerShell Out-Gridview

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, continues his tips and tricks series by talking about select Windows PowerShell commands via Out-GridView.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the great things about getting a bunch of …

Jhosman Lizarazo: Install #Kernel 4.0 in #Ubuntu

I will not give explanations of why or what will be installed, if you plan to upgrade to kernel 4.0 is because you know what you want, otherwise you wear not experience, it is clear that this installing on Ubuntu …

Techniques of a Network Detective

This is “Techniques of a Network Detective,” led by Denise “Fish” Fishburne (@DeniseFishburne on Twitter). Denise starts the session with a quick introduction, in which she discloses that she is a “troubleshooting junkie.” She follows up with a short …

New Architecture Blueprint: Large-Scale Computing – Financial Services

We’re pleased to announce a new Azure architecture blueprint for Large-Scale Computing – Financial Services (PDF download).




Financial services organizations in insurance, capital markets, and banking bring complex and challenging large-scale workloads to the cloud. To drive their …

Build 2015: Azure Storage Announcements!

It’s time for BUILD 2015, and the Azure Storage team has several exciting announcements to make. We hope that these new features will enable you to write more powerful applications with Azure Storage. This blog post provides an overview of …

Charles-Antoine Couret: Flock 2015 : inscriptions et soumissions de sujet (jusqu’au 2 mai !)

Il y a trois ans de cela, Projet Fedora a abandonné en Amérique du Nord et
en Europe l’évènement nommé FUDCon (Fedora Users and Developer Conferences)
pour être remplacé par les Flock.

Contrairement à l’année dernière où c’était en …

Announcing Application Insights Public Preview

I am very excited with all the announcements being made at Microsoft BUILD conference today! As you might have read in Soma’s blog and Brian Harry’s blog, we are announcing Public Preview of Visual Studio Application Insights, which …

ScriptAnalyzer in GitHub and availability on Powershell Gallery

With the release of Windows Management Framework 5.0 April Preview, we are excited to announce that PowerShell ScriptAnalyzer development has moved to GitHub for greater collaboration & community involvement.


Also, we have published v1.0 of ScriptAnalyzer to PSGallery.

Interop Liveblog: IPv6 Microsegmentation

This session was titled “IPv6 Microsegmentation,” and the speaker was Ivan Pepelnjak. Ivan is, of course, a well-known figure in the networking space, and publishes content at http://ipspace.net.

The session starts with a discussion of the problems found in …

Introducing Azure Data Lake

In the industry, the concept of a data lake is relatively new. It’s as an enterprise wide repository of every type of data collected in a single place prior to any formal definition of requirements or schema. This allows every …

IaaS Just Got Easier. Again

It was about three years ago, when we first demonstrated Virtual Machine support at the Meet Azure event. We were enthusiastic to show how easy it was to launch and deploy applications using these new agile and powerful Virtual …

Announcing the Azure SDK 2.6 for .NET and Visual Studio 2015 RC

Today, we’re excited to announce Azure SDK 2.6 for .NET and Visual Studio 2015 RC. This post summarizes the updates and how they’ll improve your development experience for building applications in Azure.

Azure SDK 2.6 for .NET [download for VS

Introducing App Service Environment

We recently announced the Premium Tier for Azure App Service which brought expanded scaling options and Biztalk Services with Premium Connectors to app developers.  Today we’re pleased to introduce the public preview of an additional exclusive Premium service plan option:  …

Microsoft Azure Marketplace: new features and enhancements

Following the launch of the Microsoft Azure Certified for Virtual Machines program and the Azure Marketplace, we have experienced an incredible amount of interest from our customers and partners. Building on the momentum generated at WPC, TechED Europe, and the …

Azure SQL Database previews major updates for BUILD

Azure SQL Database updates support SaaS and enterprise applications; customers see 406% return using Azure SQL Database. Today marks another milestone in our journey to make Azure the best platform for your data and applications. In the past year, …

Azure peaks in the valley: New features and innovation

At the core of every Azure innovation, is our focus to solve for the needs of developers and ISVs . Today at //build, we announced exciting updates to Azure which enable developers of all types with the flexibility to build …

Are you coming to Ignite? Come join us for a discussion on your challenges with SCORCH

We would like to invite you to join us for a discussion on the future of System Center and how we can improve SCORCH. This is an opportunity for you to meet the System Center leadership team and influence the …

Update Rollup 6 for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator – Service Provider Foundation is now available

We are happy to announce that Update Rollup 6 for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator – Service Provider Foundation is now available. The KB article below describes all of the issues that are fixed in UR6 and contains complete installation …

Xubuntu: Xubuntu 12.04 End of Life

A few days after we welcomed Vivid Vervet 15.04 as the latest stable version, we see the oldest of our LTS versions go EOL. Xubuntu 12.04 “Precise Pangolin” had a three-year support cycle which concluded on April 26.

While it …

Restoring SharePoint with Data Protection Manager

~ Chris Butcher | Senior Support Escalation Engineer

FIXHi folks, Chris Butcher here again with the final part in my series on protecting SharePoint with System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager. In part 1 I went through the process of …

PowerTip: Find PowerShell Profiles

Summary: Learn how to easily find Windows PowerShell profiles.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I Question: You want to find the path to Windows PowerShell profiles?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the $Profile automatic variable, but pipe the output to the Format-List cmdlet and use

Jonathan Dieter: Managing the unmanageable

Sisyphus pushing a boulder up the mountain

Uphill battle

When I first started working at LES, sometime in the last century, the computers were networked together using some high-tech gizmos called “hubs“. These hubs would reach a maximum speed of 10Mbps on a good …

Details on the improved E2A Azure Site Recovery protection in VMM 2012 R2 Update Rollup 6

~ Manish Jha | Program Manager


With Update Rollup 6 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM 2012 R2 UR6), it’s easier to discover and correct an issue that sometimes comes up when you’re configuring Microsoft Azure Site …

VMM 2012 R2 UR6 now offers the option to overcommit Cloud and Host group capacity for replica VMs

~ Manish Jha | Program Manager

Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) in System Center 2012 R2 allows you to place your replica virtual machines (VMs) on a preconfigured cloud or host group if they fit within your capacity settings. Until now, …

An overview of the new features in VMM 2012 R2 Update Rollup 6

~ Manish Jha | Program Manager

NEWWith Update Rollup 6 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM 2012 R2 UR6), Microsoft continues to deliver on its promise of improved hybrid cloud capabilities and enhanced support for workload creation …

Update Rollup 6 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager is now available

DOWNLOAD_thumb24Just a quick note to let you know that Update Rollup 6 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager is now available. The KB article below describes all of the issues that are fixed in VMM 2012 R2 UR6 …

Nekhelesh Ramananthan: Ubuntu Developer Story – Part 1

It has been over 2 years since Canonical announced Ubuntu Touch. In my opinion, the success of Ubuntu Touch depends to a large extent on its developer story. After all when you use your phone, it is important that it …

James Page: Neutron, 0mq and Git – Ubuntu OpenStack 15.04 Charm release!

Alongside the Ubuntu 15.04 release on the 23rd April, the Ubuntu OpenStack Engineering team delivered the latest release of the OpenStack charms for deploying and managing OpenStack on Ubuntu using Juju.

Here are some selected highlights from this most recent …

Adam Young: Creating Hierarchical Projects in Keystone

Hierarchical Multitenancy is coming. Look busy.

Until we get CLI support for creating projects with parent relationships, we have to test via curl. This has given me a chance to clean up a few little techniques on using jq andd …

Richard W.M. Jones: MIPS Creator (32 bit dual core MIPS)

As I mentioned in passing yesterday I have a MIPS Creator CI20. It’s a tiny single board dual core 32 bit MIPS computer. The cost was £55 including tax and delivery.


It comes with Debian mipsel pre-installed, so all …

Red Hat Security: Container Security: Just The Good Parts

Security is usually a matter of trade-offs. Questions like: “Is X Secure?”, don’t often have direct yes or no answers. A technology can mitigate certain classes of risk even as it exacerbates others.

Containers are just such a recent technology …

Richard Hughes: Updating OpenHardware Firmware 2

After quite a bit of peer review, it turns out my idea to use the unused serial field wasn’t so awesome. Thanks mostly to Stefan, we have a new proposal.

For generic USB devices you can use a firmware version …

Miroslav Suchý: Mock 1.2.8 is available

This release include these features:

  • Plugin chroot_scan is now available. It was announced in previous release, but due release engineering bug, it was not actually included in previous release.
  • Additionally chroot_scan plugin got option ‘only_failed’ that allows you to copy

Wednesday May 13th. London gets its Splunk on (and so does Carlton from The Fresh Prince)

CrazyForget the UK’s general election and the new Avengers movie, SplunkLive! London 2015 is the most interesting thing happening in London in May (OK maybe not, but it is going to be pretty great). After the success of last year …

Welcome to Cloud Solutions

This week, Vijay Tewari introduces the new Cloud Solution track of Building Clouds. Vijay is the Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft responsible for private cloud solutions.  You may remember Vijay from his previous role where he was responsible for …

Maria “tatica” Leandro: Darktable 1.6.6 needs more Fedora Testers!!!

Screenshot from 2014-04-26 19:23:16Hello Fedora Users, As Kasun said on his email to the Darktable community, It is seems to be few testers are required to push 1.6.6 version available.

Darktable 1.6.6 is currently in updates testing repo. After 3 users confirms …

Sirko Kemter: Vienna Calling

Next week there will be the austrian road show called Linuxwochen make its station in Vienna and Fedora will be present. We will have of course an booth there and I will deliver also 2 workshops, one for Inkscape and …

Receiving Error Level from PowerShell Script

Here is a quick script illustrating how a PowerShell script can send back a numeric status code to the caller:

$exitcode = 123 $p = Start-Process -FilePath powershell -ArgumentList "-command get-process; exit $exitcode" -PassThru
Wait-Process -Id $p.Id '

Alexander Todorov: RHEL 7 Repository for MacBook Air

I’ve made a repository with binary (x86_64 only) and source RPM packages which
are missing from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and necessary when using a
MacBook Air. To install execute the commands below:

cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
wget https://s3.amazonaws.com/atodorov/rpms/macbook/el7/rhel7-macbook.repo

Wireless driver

Assessing the Security of Mobile applications (Part 2) – Testing the application

In this article we will cover testing of applications.…

Alexander Todorov: Fixing Display Brightness on MacBook Air with RHEL 7

One issue with RHEL/CentOS/Fedora on MacBook Air laptops is brightness control
and backlight behavior after suspend/resume. I’ve found the solution
and only tweaked it slightly for my use case.

mba6x_bl doesn’t load automatically

The reason being the driver matches …

Service Manager Supports SQL Always on with Named Instances

The Service Manager setup allows the admin to install SQL Always on with default or with single instance name only and doesn’t provide flexibility to have multiple instance names. This limitation is with the fresh installation of Service Manager, but

Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview April 2015 is now available

We’re excited to announce Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview April 2015, a new package introducing new and
exciting management technologies, is now available for download on the Microsoft Download Center!

This Windows Management Framework (WMF) preview includes everything from …

PowerShell Tips and Tricks: Extended History

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about a module that provides extended command history.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things that came up during the Charlotte Windows PowerShell User Group meeting was the …

[Script Of Apr. 29] How to get SQL Server buffer pool usage to troubleshoot performance issues(PS)


Script Download:  
The script is available for download from https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com//How-to-get-SQL-Server-8fe8ab2d.  You can also use  Microsoft Script Browser for Windows PowerShell ISE to download the sample with one button click from within your scripting environment. 

This PowerShell script is …

Bernardo C. Hermitaño Atencio: FLISOL LIMA ESTE – PERÚ

La Comunidad Fedora Perú, el Instituto de Educación Superior Tecnológico Público Manuel Seoane Corrales en el Distrito San Juan de Lurigancho ubicado al Este de Lima en Perú, fue una vez más la sede del Flisol 2015.
Empezó el evento …

Praveen Kumar: FUDCon Pune Planning Meeting – 28 Apr

We had our scheduled FUDCon planning meeting yesterday at Red Hat office. Most of us were physically present and some of us joined over meeting-bridge.

As usual we used http://piratepad.net/FUDConPunePlanning to keep notes and discussed different topic/blockers.


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Rino Rondan: Flisol 2015 – Sede Parana

Flisol 2015 – Parana – Entre Rios – Argentina


Otra vez la pasion por el software libre une multitudes, aquellas que tan solo buscan coloborar para hacer de todo esto algo mas colectivo, conocimiento que fluye por todos lados y …

Patrick Lauer: Code Hygiene

Some convenient Makefile targets that make it very easy to keep code clean:

scan: scan-build clang foo.c -o foo indent: indent -linux *.c

scan-build is llvm/clang’s static analyzer and generates some decent warnings.
Using clang to build (in addition to …

Cleaning up misleading advertisements

The Microsoft Malware Protection Center is committed to protecting our customers and their Windows experience. We use our evaluation criteria to determine if a program should be detected by our security products. As the software ecosystem evolves, so does our

Azure Preview Portal Improvements (April update)

Hi, Azure friends!

Today we are proud to announce a new set of improvements to the Azure Preview Portal. Just like last time, all these enhancements are in response to the great feedback that we have been getting from …

Top Support Solutions for Windows 8 or 8.1

Here are the top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues IT Pros experience when using or deploying Windows 8 or 8.1 (updated quarterly).

1. Solutions related to installing Windows updates or hotfixes:

Top Support Solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

Top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues experienced when using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 (updated quarterly).

Support ended for Office 2003 products on April 8, 2014. Click here for more information.

1. Solutions related to Lists, Libraries, Pages, …

Top Support Solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues experienced when using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 (updated quarterly).

1. Solutions related to crawling, content processing, and indexing:

Top Support Solutions for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

This is a collection of the top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues experienced when using Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Note that some content that applies to earlier versions of Windows Server is listed, …

Top Support Solutions for System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues experienced when using System Center 2012 Operations Manager.

 1. Solutions related to agent in gray state:

Top Support Solutions for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 2015Q1

Top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues experienced when you use Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (updated quarterly).

1. Solutions related to bugchecks, stop errors, and unexpected restarts:

Top Support Solutions for SQL 2012

This is a collection of the top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues experienced when using Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Note that some content that applies to earlier versions of SQL Server is listed, because it can be …

Richard W.M. Jones: Not very serious quest to run Linux on every architecture

Just looking at the Debian Ports page, how many of these architectures do I own?

Arch Notes
Alpha Good, working Alpha hardware is getting hard to obtain these days.
amd64 (x86-64) Obviously …
ARM (32 bit) I