Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre

5 posts by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre

Desktop

How to sign things for Secure Boot

by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 11 August 2017

Secure Boot signing The whole concept of Secure Boot requires that there exists a trust chain, from the very first thing loaded by the hardware (the firmware code), all the way through to the last things …

Cloud and server

ss: another way to get socket statistics

by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 25 July 2017

In an earlier blog post I mentioned ss, another tool that comes with the iproute2 package and allows you to query statistics about sockets. The same thing that can be done with netstat, with the added …

Ubuntu

Netplan by default in 17.10

by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 10 July 2017

Recently, I uploaded an updated nplan package (version 0.24) to change its Priority: field to important, as well as an update of ubuntu-meta (following a seeds update), to replace ifupdown with nplan in the minimal seed. …

Cloud and server

If you’re still using ifconfig, you’re living in the past

by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 7 July 2017

The world evolves I regularly see “recommendations” to use ifconfig to get interface information in mailing list posts or bug reports and other places. I might even be guilty of it myself. Still, the world of …

Cloud and server

Quick and easy network configuration with Netplan

by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 5 July 2017

Earlier this week I uploaded netplan 0.21 in artful, with SRUs in progress for the stable releases. There are still lots of features coming up, but it’s also already quite useful. You can already use it …