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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 […]

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Development Networking Server SysAdmin Technology

Dot files

My over-engineered Z shell configuration.

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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)!

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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)

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Networking Server SysAdmin Virtualization

VPS Private Networks

I realized that I should probably take a moment to demonstrate private networks at VPS providers such as Linode and Digital Ocean, so I made a video.