Categories
DevOps Server SysAdmin

Simple certs with Docker-Dehydrated

Easily create (and automatically renew) certificates from the Let’s Encrypt Certificate Authority and simultaneously distribute them to all of your servers on a schedule.

Categories
Composting Fabrication Homesteading Permaculture Waste Treatment

Lord of the Flies

How to build a Black Soldier Fly Larvae bin simply and cheaply.

Categories
Development Homesteading Multimedia Software Technology

Augmented Beekeeping

As I continue applying technology to manage the local ecology at my home, these are my plans for managing hundreds of thousands (and steadily approaching millions) of honey bees.

Categories
DevOps Server Technology

Docker Compose stalling due to low entropy

I use systemd to drive Docker Compose primarily under Ubuntu Server, and noticed that commands such as down would seemingly freeze while removing volumes. After checking the usual suspects (CPU, RAM, swap, et al.), I set out to see if anyone else was experiencing this problem. It turns out that several people are, and it’s […]

Categories
Home repair Homesteading

Cleaning the Ego Z6 blades

Apparently, I’m not the only one who’s been struggling with getting the hose coupler to connect and pass water to the blades.

Categories
Hardware Homesteading Technology

Fuel-free farming future?

Just some random thoughts in the middle of a field.

Categories
Development Software

Working with Rust in VSCode’s devcontainer

Seamlessly run your Rust programs under a development container in Visual Studio Code.

Categories
Development Networking Server SysAdmin Technology

Dot files

My over-engineered Z shell configuration.

Categories
Homesteading Networking Server SysAdmin

Moshing in a field

I’ve been working from a field and don’t have the low latency, reliable connectivity like I do in the city. What’s the best way to continue working across high latency, unreliable connections through a bastion host? Mosh (mobile shell)!

Categories
Server Technology Telephony

Unofficial Cedar Park help line

I’ve just setup a rudimentary phone system for those in Cedar Park, Texas to dial into as a one-stop-shop during these unprecedented Winter events: 267-I-LV-CPTX(267-458-2789)