Compile Timeshift on Solus Linux (2017.04.18.0)

Recently I switched to Solus Linux to try it out for a few weeks. Coming from Ubuntu I was used to regular system backups performed by Timeshift. Sadly the latest installer from Github installs binaries depending on an old version of libvte. So I got this error message:

Luckily this is an open source project …

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How to run a DHCP Server as Openstack instance

Recently I found out, that by default the Openstack iptables firewall driver blocks outgoing DHCP traffic with a DROP filter rule on the bridge interface. Running iptables –list reveals filter rules like this:

The third rule drops outgoing DHCP traffic like DHCPOFFER and DHCPACK. At the time of writing Openstack (ocata) does not offer …

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