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by dmichael
2020/08/10 15:59:39
Forum: CentOS 8 - General Support
Topic: Create user with a differently named primary group on install
Replies: 0
Views: 145

Create user with a differently named primary group on install

Hello, when installing CentOS 8, I want to configure a user sysuser(5555) with the primary group sysgroup(16666) (UID and GID in parentheses). Is this possible, and if yes, how do I do this? On the last install, I went to the advanced options for user creation and set the following options: Home dir...
by dmichael
2020/08/07 12:35:00
Forum: CentOS 8 - General Support
Topic: How to install CentOS 8 on a Fujitsu Lifebook U759 from a USB stick
Replies: 1
Views: 178

How to install CentOS 8 on a Fujitsu Lifebook U759 from a USB stick

(Posting this here to help others who have the same problem.) After writing the ISO image to an external USB drive, it might be that the Fujitsu Lifebok U759 is not able to boot from it. Open the drive in fdisk and set the type of the first partition to 0 ("Empty"). Ignore any warnings, write the pa...
by dmichael
2020/07/03 14:08:48
Forum: CentOS 8 - General Support
Topic: Recommended way of cloning an encrypted installation
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Recommended way of cloning an encrypted installation

Hello, I have a notebook with CentOS 8.2 with an encrypted root and data partition. After the installation, I have continued working on it, and the current state should serve as a base for other notebooks, in order not to have to do the whole procedure again. Our past approach was to just copy and c...

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