Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon post installation tasks on my Lenovo X1 Carbon 6th gen.

Configure Hot Corners

Left Upper Corner
-> Lock Screen by turning on the screensaver
-> command: cinnamon-screensaver-command -l

Right Upper Corner
-> Show the desktop

Right Bottom Corner
-> Show all windows


Install Enpass as per instructions on their site

sudo -i
echo "deb stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/enpass.list
wget -O - | apt-key add -
apt-get update
apt-get install enpass

Open Enpass and configure syncing, then install the firefox extention

TransIP Stack client

Again they provide great info on their site

sudo -i
echo 'deb ./' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stack-client.list
wget -O - | apt-key add - 
apt-get update
apt-get install stack-client

Install other software via the ‘Software Manager

  • IDE: Visual Studio Code – OSS
  • Music: Spotify
  • RDP Client: Remmina-plugin-rdp
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Create a single node ceph server

Firt make sure your system is up to date and has ntp configured.

systemctl stop firewalld
systemctl disable firewalld
sed -i 's/SELINUX=enforcing/SELINUX=disabled/g' /etc/selinux/config && setenforce 0

hostnamectl set-hostname ceph-node.lab.lcl

yum install -y epel-release
yum install -y python-pip
pip install --upgrade pip
pip install ceph-deploy

mkdir ceph
cd ceph

ceph-deploy new ceph-node

vi ceph.conf (and add)
osd pool default size = 1
osd crush chooseleaf type = 0

ceph-deploy install ceph-node
ceph-deploy mon create-initial


ceph-deploy disk zap ceph-node /dev/sdb
ceph-deploy osd create --data /dev/sdb ceph-node

ceph-deploy admin ceph-node
chmod 644 /etc/ceph/ceph.client.admin.keyring

ceph-deploy mgr create ceph-node

ceph -s
    id:     9aee9084-801b-4094-85da-d5785fe4918f
    health: HEALTH_OK
    mon: 1 daemons, quorum ceph-node
    mgr: ceph-node(active)
    osd: 1 osds: 1 up, 1 in
    pools:   0 pools, 0 pgs
    objects: 0  objects, 0 B
    usage:   1.0 GiB used, 599 GiB / 600 GiB avail