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Machine This bash completion script ensures that you always get the matching bash completions for the installed kubectl, minikube and helm. Simply source it and it will do the rest. more

Tux I run Debian unstable on a few machines and wanted to know if I was always running the latest kernel. I've added the script below to my shell startup. And then I went on and added it to some servers as well, after a few hundred days of uptime there … more

Emoji I recently played a bit with emojis, the result is this script which lets me search existing emojis and transform strings. It's a trivial Python script that leverages https://github.com/carpedm20/emoji more

VNC Using a VNC client over an SSH tunnel can be useful. I sometimes use that setup when I have a GUI application running remotely that I don't want to restart. Using VNC I can quickly take control of it. more

Tor Tor has many uses, especially for oppressed and persecuted people, people who have to fear for their safety when accessing information on the internet. The more people use Tor, the safer it gets. more

I had never touched the Irssi default theme before, I'm very happy with it. I've been using adv_windowlist for a few years now to manage the many channels I'm in. And recently I switched to a new terminal that apparently supports more colors than my previous one, and adv_windowlist had … more

Upset confused bug Thunderbird 78.2.1 was released with PGP support built in, but I could not import my private keys. more

Light bulb I'm not sure how old I was when I fell in love with computers, but I remember what happened that day. I must have been nine or ten years old and was writing my first program on my father's Apple ][. Before that day I had only used computers for gaming which I had enjoyed very much, but this day changed everything. more

Dinosaur While checking my logs for this site and seeing the usual malicious requests against every spammers favorite software WordPress I decided to make things a little harder for them with a tarpit. more

Salt This can be annoying when using SaltStack, you run saltutil.sync_grains, or a highstate, but your custom grain is never synced to the minion. This happened to me while using multiple environments and when the grain was not in the base environment. What worked for me to get a successful sync … more

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