movistar.es 3g USB ZTE MF-190 usb-modeswitch conf - ubuntu

This file is required to use a Spanish movistar 3g USB modem HSUPA USB stick - (ZTE MF190)

On ubuntu install usb-modeswitch

apt-get install usb-modeswitch

Save this file as /etc/usb_modeswitch.d/19d2:0149 (you will need to escape the colon e.g. /etc/usb_modeswitch.d/19d2:0149

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nova-agent

For anyone wondering what nova-agent is on a rackspace cloud server.

/usr/sbin/nova-agent -q -p /var/run/nova-agent.pid -o /var/log/nova-agent.log -l info /usr/share/nova-agent/nova-agent.py</code>
# nova-agent    Startup script for OpenStack nova guest agent
#
# chkconfig: 2345 15 85
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yum - libnssutil3.so error

If yum (CentOS) gives you the below error (or similar), you probably have a i386 or i686 python (or other) package installed on a x86_64 machine.

[root@earthgecko ~]# yum update
There was a problem importing one of the Python modules
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CentOS 5.6 base ec2 AMI

HOWTO build a base CentOS 5.6 AMI that is (mostly) cloudpassage compliant

This "script" will build you a "mostly" configuration compliant cloudpassage CentOS 5.6 base AMI. The resultant AMI voliates the following cloudpassage CentOS 5.5 core policies (no CentOS 5.6 policy available):

Disable root login via ...

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