Given the recent rise in text-based language models, sometimes called AI tools, I wanted to share my thoughts and experiences in using them, especially in the context of blogging.[Read More]
What to do with your own server
Tools, tips & tricks
How to run your own server
There are many ways to run your own server, from setting up a Raspberry Pi on your desk to renting a physical server at a provider.
In this post, we will focus on setting up a virtual server with DigitalOcean, which is one of the easiest ways to get started.[Read More]
Benefits of running your own server
In the world of technology, we are moving further and further away from operating directly on servers, but there are still significant benefits to be gained from running a personal server.
I have been running some kind of personal server for many years now and I strongly believe anyone working in technology can benefit greatly from doing so. Here’s why:[Read More]
The (MVP) making of Honeypot Login
Being a good code reviewee
Things I do to be a good code reviewee.[Read More]
yamllint error: "invalid config: ignore should contain file patterns"
ArgoCD Python Client
A simple Python client to interact with ArgoCD.[Read More]
WSL2 & Keychain
If you use ssh-agent with an encrypted ssh key it does not persist when you open a new terminal window.
sudo apt install keychain
- Add to your shells rc file, eg.
# Repeat this line for all keys you want to unlock and use this way /usr/bin/keychain -q --nogui $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa source $HOME/.keychain/wsl-sh
- Unlock your keys on shell startup and enjoy
Running any kind of personal infrastructure sometimes requires your attention based on certain events or failure states, no matter how much you automate tasks.
Over the years I have used E-Mail, Telegram bots and a variety of other tools for this purpose. However all of them have the drawback that they mix with other kinds of information and are not easilly usable in scripts.[Read More]