Tag: Software

  • Shipping (apps in) containers

    ,  tagged software

    Software containers intensively developed devops crowd and are starting to catch on as a mainstream technology. But I think more pervasive adoption is hampered by another round of platform wars (Docker is not like Kubernetes is not like (fill in the blank). This forces application developers into tough choices, and reduces or complicates options available to users who would like to invest more in container-managed environments.

    Header Photo by Rinson Chory on Unsplash

  • Changing password managers, LastPass to Bitwarden

    ,  tagged software personal IT

    Converting from LastPass password manager to Bitwarden, or getting started with Bitwarden, there being no time like the present.

  • Hacking wakeup for USB and Bluetooth

    ,  tagged software ubuntu

    Getting reliable wakeup from suspend from bluetooth keyboard or USB mouse.

    Article incomplete; don't know where to put enable to make it sticky across reboot.

  • Docsy Theme to-do

    ,  tagged software hugo

    Converting the blog and projects site to Docsy Hugo theme.

  • New, new horses

    ,  tagged Blog Software Hardware

    Since we'll be travelling for the forseeable future, I decided to move the blog off the little server and up to Amazon Web Services, where it will be somebody else's problem to keep it running, accessable and online.

  • Wayland on Ubuntu (19.04)

    ,  tagged Software

    Initially, not seeing many problems, and kudos to the project teams who undoubtedly worked had to bring things to this level.

  • New Horses

    ,  tagged Hardware Software

    First, I succumbed to the lure of more screen space. Then, the Ryzen hype from AMD was just irresistible, and I succumbed again. And finally, I've ditched Windows for Linux (ubuntu). But I feel fine about it.

  • Wildcard cert via acme.sh

    ,  tagged Software

    New standard for single-tenant, multi-vdir sites: configure nginx as outer server with paths for each service; run the services as separate vdirs with whatever server they ship with; let nginx terminate the SSL sessions for all of the vdirs and run the service in HTTP. This is easier if you use a single wildcard cert for the domain.

  • NGINX supporting multiple services, doing TLS for all

    ,  tagged Blog Software

    My first direct engagement with Ngnix, employing its vaunted reverse proxy capability.

  • The Server Rebuild

    ,  tagged Blog Hardware Software

    [Update 28-Jun-2020: And now they're found! Running containerized Ghost changed the path to the images and I never had the patience till now to go looking. But it would be helpful if Ghost export would capture the images too...] [Update 20-jul-2019: Sadly, I've lost all the photos of the server components due to bad juju during an unintended blog rebuild. I can't immediately find backup copies, but will keep looking. They gave this post some real pizzaz!