Monthly Archives: April 2014

Better luck with Puppet

After my previous issues, I decided to download and install Fedora 20 for my Puppet server VM. A friend had mentioned he prefers Linux distros with a v3 kernel. I installed it and downloaded Puppet Enterprise 3.2.2 for RHEL. I …

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Rolling back Ruby to get Puppet to work again

Wow! It’s such an adventure. I may have to give the AWS stuff a skip and just use local machines. A friend has offered me an old laptop which I’m going to install CentOS on. Now I wish to use …

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More Puppet adventures

So I wanted to make sure Puppet only supports Ruby 1.8 as I’d seen on a support mailing list. It turns out the main Puppet Supported Platforms page says Puppet 3.5.1 supports Ruby 2.1. Epic win! So I installed it: …

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Beginning adventures with Puppet from PuppetLabs

Recently, I’ve decided to start learning Puppet from PuppetLabs. I created a CentOS VM using VMWare Player and have been setting up an environment in which I can use Puppet to provision an AWS EC2 server and set up services, …

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The Obsidian Loft Minecraft podcast – Episode 009

This week we discuss: 1.7.6 Name changes New mods added to the Direwolf 20 modpack Server tour: play.sai-craft.net The Simpsons had a Minecraft couch gag with blocky characters from the show XBox has sold 12,000,000 copies Sunshine Coast Minecraft build …

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