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Making the Dell Deployment Media (Linux) ISO USB bootable

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This page covers how to make a USB-bootable memory/flash stick from the Deployment Media (Linux) ISO created by Dell Repository Manager. You can then use this USB stick to quickly add new System Bundles for offline patching in the future, rather than needing to burn DVDs each time.

There are two steps to this process:

Create the … Read more »

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Making IT more visible

One of the things you hear from IT professionals a lot is along the lines of: “waaah, we never get any credit for what we do, and no-one ever notices us until things go wrong”
In fact, it’s a common joke amongst¬†IT pros that you’re never noticed until something breaks.
You know why that is? You don’t … Read more »

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Pretending to listen (so that you can interrupt)

A few days ago, via LinkedIn Today, I read this article:
Want to Be Happier? Stop Doing These 10 Things Right Now
It contained something that resonated with me a lot. Something I can be guilty of via Passive Listening:
Interrupting
Interrupting isn’t just rude. When you interrupt someone, what you’re really saying is, “I’m not listening to you … Read more »