Linux | [Dev|Web|Sys]Ops - Part 2
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Using ansible to append a string to the end of a line

Using ansible to append a string to the end of a line

I am using ansible to apply security hardening to CentOS6 VMs. We are following the 179 page CIS security benchmark: http://benchmarks.cisecurity.org/downloads/show-single/?file=centos6.100 Thanks for the heads up to¬†Philippe Eveque for the complicated regex and backrefs example: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/ansible-project/JvHfchsgRaU/Vw_CzBbvadgJ This code will add audit=1 to the end of any line starting with “kernel” – name: 4.2.3 Enable Auditing […]

Network Manager doesn’t work after update

Network Manager doesn’t work after update

After a recent dist-upgrade on my laptop, Linux mint debian edition, I could no longer connect to any of my VPN connections. After searching on the internet for a while and trying various remedies, the one that worked was running the following from a terminal: nm-applet It turns out that nm-applet is no longer loaded […]

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