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LCFG Deployers` Monthly Meetings 2021 The meetings are typically held on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 3pm, the location is noted in the title for...
Documentation for LCFG Users These tips and howtos relate to using LCFG to control aspects of a machine`s configuration. HardWare information for supported...
Introduction to LCFG : Part 6a The following examples assume you are using the virtual appliance described in IntroductoryTutorial. This tutorial follows on from...
Introduction to LCFG : Part 6b The following examples assume you are using the virtual appliance described in IntroductoryTutorial. This tutorial follows on from...
Introductory Tutorial This LCFG tutorial is based around using a virtual appliance which is preloaded with a self hosting LCFG client/server environment. Although...
Introduction to LCFG : Part 5 The following examples assume you are using the virtual appliance described in IntroductoryTutorial. This tutorial follows on from IntroductoryTutorial...
Introduction to LCFG : Part 4b The following examples assume you are using the virtual appliance described in IntroductoryTutorial. This tutorial follows on from...
Introduction to LCFG : Part 4a The following examples assume you are using the virtual appliance described in IntroductoryTutorial. In the following examples we will...
Introduction to LCFG : Part 3 The following examples assume you are using the virtual appliance described in IntroductoryTutorial. The LCFG Environment The first...
LCFG Systemd cookbook Adding an LCFG component to systemd The following macro call declares that the lcfg updaterpms component should start after the lcfg auth, lcfg...
LCFG systemd documentation Also see SystemdCookbook for various examples of how to use Systemd with LCFG. Introduction Systemd has units (kind of equivalent to sysv...
Building Packages In LCFG we typically use the LCFG BuildTools to simplify the process of creating and building software packages but it is still essential to have...
DocsForLCFGUsers tips and help with using LCFG. DocsForLCFGServiceAdmins documents which help with running an LCFG service. DocsForLCFGDevelopers some...
LCFG network component This documents the latest version of the LCFG network component (version 2) which is used on Ubuntu. Documentation for older platforms (e.g...
LCFG network component This documents the legacy version of the LCFG network component (version 1) which is used on SL7. Documentation for newer platforms (e.g. Ubuntu...
LCFG Deployers` Monthly Meetings 2020 The meetings are typically held on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 2.15pm, the location is noted in the title for...
Ubuntu Focal Hardware testing Desktops Model Install Network X VTs X on? Sleep Headphones Internal...
Ubuntu Installer The LCFG installer for Ubuntu 19.10 (eoan) and 20.04 (focal) is based on the ISO. It`s important to note that Ubuntu now provide the netboot files...
Ubuntu 20.04 LCFG port project home page blog Apteryx BuildToolsDebian DebianPackaging UbuntuBasics UbuntuComponents UbuntuPackageBuilding...
Using the auth component The details below apply to lcfg auth version 2.10 using the version 4 auth schema (which covers Ubuntu Focal and beyond). For information...
Using the auth component The details below apply to lcfg auth version 1.0.6 using the version 2 auth schema (which is used on SL7). For information on the new version...
Managing LCFG package lists with Soy Source repository https://git.ecdf.ed.ac.uk/uoe gits/lcfg soy Creating a chroot The best way to use lcfg soy is to create...
Debian Packaging Documentation and Guides Manuals https://wiki.debian.org/PackageManagementTools LCFG Buildtools Debian support BuildToolsDebian...
Package Specifications Entries in an LCFG package list must conform to a standard syntax. The modern specification style (requires lcfg core 1.54.3, perl LCFG Core...
Alternate Desktop Project: Ubuntu component porting progress This is a list of components which we expect to need on Ubuntu. Key: It seems to function. It`s...
Ubuntu Package Lists Listing required, important, standard packages A fairly simple way to list all packages with a certain priority (e.g. required ) is to use the...
Disk Partitioning On EL7 disk partitioning is done using the fstab component, this supports adding disks at any time, not just during the install. For Debian/Ubuntu...
PXE booting with grub2 This is required for UEFI PXE boot on Ubuntu. https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help grub/2016 10/msg00041.html http://c nergy.be...
LCFG Deployers` Monthly Meetings 2019 The meetings are typically held on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 2.15pm, the location is noted in the title for...
Pbuilder Component Useful Articles http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/bionic/man8/pbuilder.8.html pbuilder man page man page Debian Tricks...
LCFG Annual Review 2019 On Friday 6th December 2018 instead of our normal monthly Deployers Meeting we will be holding our traditional Annual Review session. This...
Using LCFG Build Tools with Git Ensure you have the latest package versions installed profile.packages mEXTRA(?perl LCFG Build VCS 0.4.2 1/noarch ?perl LCFG Build...
Package Management using apteryx LCFG package management on Debian/Ubuntu machines is done using a combination of the apt component and the apteryx utility. Although...
Ubuntu Basics This documents all the packages I needed to install and basic configuration I had to change to make an Ubuntu machine useful in the DICE environment...
Package Repositories Public Key The package repository metadata is gpg signed. Grab the public key and import it like this: wget https://deb.pkgs.inf.ed.ac.uk/keys...
HP EliteDesk 800 G5 These models have only been tested with UEFI boot, we do not expect to use legacy boot for this series. The SecureBoot option was disabled along...
Supported Hardware Information for supported hardware models HP EliteDesk 800 G5 HP EliteDesk 800 G4 Dell PowerEdge R340
Building Packages for Ubuntu We`re working with Ubuntu 19.04 disco dingo, we will move onto 19.10 eoan ermine with an aim to finally settle on the next LTS (20....
SL7 Project: EL7 component porting progress For each local package in lcfg sl6 lcfg we list the current EL7 status ported, needs work, not yet tackled, etc. Key...
A Guide to the LCFG Client 1. Basics 1.1 Node name A machine managed by LCFG has a node name which is the identifier by the LCFG client when referring to the local...
SL7.6 Changes Upstream Release Notes 7.6 release notes Linux 7.6 release notes Locall Notes The upgrade to SL7.6 brings with it the latest LCFG client...
Dell PowerEdge R340 By default UEFI boot mode is enabled in the lcfg/hw/dell poweredge r340.h hardware header. To match this it is necessary to switch from legacy...
LCFG Stub Profile Sometimes it is useful to create a generic `stub` profile which can be used to publish information to a spanning map for a non managed machine. Here...
PXE Booting LCFG Sprint 14 March 2019 Target build server: build test.is.ed.ac.uk next server build test.is.ed.ac.uk; filename `lpxelinux.0`; I also created...
LCFG Profile Security As part of our ongoing project to improve the security of LCFG profile storage we intend to change the permissions on a number of standard directories...
Using the LCFG Build Tools on Debian Support for building Debian packages with the LCFG Build Tools was added in version 0.9.18 which was released on Friday 18th...
LCFG Deployers` Monthly Meetings 2018 The meetings are typically held on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 2.15pm in the Informatics Forum room 1.15 THIS...
LCFG Build Tools Documentation on the new LCFG build tools is now available: http://www.lcfg.org/doc/buildtools/ From version 0.9.18 of LCFG Build Tools (released...
XRDP Howto XRDP can be installed via the header #include If you want XRDP logins to use the Mate desktop, you must define the variable LCFG OPTIONS XRDP WM MATE...
Future LCFG Platform Background In Informatics we have used Redhat as our primary computing platform for 20 years, beginning with Redhat 5 and 6, going through various...
LCFG Annual Review 2018 On Thursday 6th December 2018 instead of our normal monthly Deployers Meeting we will be holding our traditional Annual Review session. This...
EL8 LCFG port project home page Beta release now available https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/powering its future while preserving present introducing red hat enterprise...
Scientific Linux 7 LCFG port project home page This is the home page for the SL7 LCFG port project. Minor Updates SL7.6 Update SL7.5 Update SL7....
HP EliteDesk 800 G4 These models have only been tested with UEFI boot, we do not expect to use legacy boot for this series. The SecureBoot option was disabled along...
SL7.5 Changes Upstream Release Notes 7.5 release notes Linux 7.5 release notes Local Notes New Packages The following 248 packages are newly available...
UEFI boot support Background GeoSciences had an urgent need to build some server boxes which required UEFI to boot. We were able to get things going by building a...
LCFG Chat Room We have an LCFG workspace on If you have an ed.ac.uk email address you can simply sign up via https://lcfg org.slack.com/signup Anyone who is interested...
LCFG Deployers` Monthly Meetings 2017 The meetings are typically held on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 2.15pm in the Informatics Forum room 5.02 THIS...
LCFG Annual Review 2017 On Friday 8th December 2017 instead of our normal monthly Deployers Meeting (which should have been on the Thursday the day before) we will...
LCFG Language Paul Anderson`s Call for Ideas (December 2015) The LCFG meeting was interesting yesterday I would have liked to be there longer. I`m working on some...
Documentation for LCFG Developers These tips and howtos relate to extending and developing LCFG, for instance by developing new components. Recent documents:...
Environment Initialisation Since version 1.13.0 the Perl version of the ngeneric framework ( LCFG::Component ) provides an environment initialisation system for component...
Testing the new v4 client 1. Collect all the XML profiles on the lcfg server cd /var/lcfg/conf/server/web tar zcf /tmp/lcfg profiles.tar.gz profiles 2. Process XML...
Documentation for LCFG Service Administrators These tips and howtos relate to running the LCFG service itself. ClientTesting how to test the new v4 client...
SL7.4 Changes Upstream Release Notes 7.4 release notes Linux 7.4 release notes Local Notes This release contains some sizeable updates to core parts of...
Consistent Network Interface Naming For RHEL 7 the network interface names have changed from the legacy ethX style to a modern consistent naming scheme. The details...
apacheconf component changes Version 1 of the apacheconf component contains a large number of new features and improvements. This version is primarily targetted at...
SL7.3 Changes Upstream Release Notes 7.3 release notes Linux 7.3 release notes Local Notes $ sssd : Updated from 1.13 to 1.14, see changelog for full...
LCFG Annual Review 2016 On Thursday 1st December 2016 instead of our normal monthly Deployers Meeting we will be holding our traditional Annual Review session. This...
LCFG Deployers` Monthly Meetings 2016 The meetings are typically held on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 2.15pm in the Informatics Forum room 1.16....
SL7 Hardware testing Desktops Model Install Network X VTs X on? Sleep Headphones Internal speaker...
Configuring apache modules The apacheconf component has a number of useful features which provide support for loading and configuring apache modules. Default Modules...
Configuring Apache There are also the following pages which may be useful: Configuring Apache modules Recent component changes Getting Started Probably...
LCFG Web Preferences The following settings are web preferences of the LCFG web. These preferences override the site level preferences in . and...
Top Bar of TopMenuSkin Top bar of TopMenuSkin, replacing WebTopBar. Account var twTopMenuBarCloseTimer null; var twTopMenuBarTimerMsec...
lcfg yummy lcfg yummy is strictly speaking not a component rather it is a tool for generating packagelists. Introduction Usage lcfg yummy takes a list of packages...
Running Daily Tasks System administrators often need to run tasks on a daily basis. Rather than adding a crontab entry for each individual task it is often better...
System Information In LCFG various information describing the system is stored in the sysinfo component. The idea is that the LCFG profile should be the canonical...
Using SysInfo Resources This is a guide to how to query SysInfo information from LCFG components and scripts. For a general description of some of the resources which...
LCFG systemd a first stab Thoughts Do we maintain /etc/systemd or just /etc/systemd/system? Initially the latter, but ultimately both /etc/systemd...
Syslog Component It has recently been noted in the LCFG chatroom and at the LCFG Deployers Meeting in March that the syslog component is in need of some attention...
Notes on the LCFG XML Profile structure It is not really possible to write a proper schema to describe the LCFG XML profile structure. The aim of this document is...
lcfg x509 Component release details available for SL5 This component manages x509 certificates for servers, using their kerberos keytabs to obtain a newly signed certificate...
The LCFG Sleep Component Introduction The sleep component does two basic things: 1. It arranges for the machine to wake up in time to run important cron jobs....
LCFG Source Subversion Repository Repository Location The LCFG source repository is located at https://svn.lcfg.org/svn/source/ , it can also be browsed via websvn...
LCFG Users Day 2013 The annual LCFG users day for 2013 takes place on Friday 18th January 2013 in G.07 in the Informatics Forum on Crichton Street. Topics If you...
LCFG Users Day 2013 Planning LCFG Users Day 2013 Kenny MacDonald State of the Nation Subversion Repos Consolidation? Managing Packagelists with...
LCFG Users Day 2012 We have decided to move the annual LCFG users day from December into January, the aim is to avoid a busy time of the year for everyone. This means...
LCFG Users Day 2011 The annual LCFG users day for 2011 will take place on Friday 9th December in Institute of Geography, School of Geosciences, Drummond Street EH...
New components in the last year lcfg alternatives lcfg auditd lcfg auremote lcfg autofs Kenny lcfg chrome lcfg drbd Matthew...
LCFG Users Day 2009 This year the day was split into two separate parts. In the morning of 10th December we ran a tutorial on writing LCFG components and using the...
LCFG Users Day 2010 The annual LCFG users day for 2010 took place on Friday 10th December. It was held in the Informatics Forum, room G.07. The day was split into...
Annual LCFG Users Day We host an annual LCFG users day towards the end of the calendar year, sponsored by The University of Edinburgh IT Professionals Forum....
Controlling the status display As from version 2.2.32, the LCFG status display has sections which can be individually hidden or exposed by clicking on the section...
Subversion Component Note: Some of this assumes you are using version 2.0.6 of the LCFG subversion component The Basics In the simplest case you can just use the...
XEN on LCFG The following resources will turn a normal LCFG Linux box into an LCFG Linux XEN host. At first place, the right packages should be installed and therefore...
`From Minimal Macs to Full Linux Server` Geoff Lee, School of Arts, Culture and Environment Abstract The School`s MacOS X lab workstations have been managed by for...
`LCFG To Do List and Community Building` Alastair Scobie and Stephen Quinney, School of Informatics Abstract A very short presentation of Informatics` LCFG TODO list...
`The Xen of LCFG` Panagiotis Kritikakos, EPCC, School of Physics Abstract The ability to build Xen hosts and guests was added to the PIE/LCFG build system. An LCFG...

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