Running a Bitcoin Full Node on Docker

Running a Bitcoin full node is an essential way to contribute to the decentralized nature of the Bitcoin network and validate transactions. In this article, we will guide you through the process of setting up a Bitcoin full node using Docker.

Will Adding a SATA SSD Slow Down My NVMe ZFS Pool?

The obvious answer to that title would be yes, but by how much? I recently built a new server with an NVMe SSD as the primary VM storage. For redundancy, I wanted to mirror it with another drive, but the motherboard only had one NVMe slot.

Set Up Fedora Partitions for Timeshift

If you’re a Fedora user and want a seamless snapshot of your filesystem, Timeshift is the tool for you. Leveraging BTRFS, Timeshift ensures easy restoration in the event of system mishaps without affecting your personal files.

Automate Your PDF Decryption With This Handy Bash Script

Every month we receive a plethora of password-protected documents – payslips, invoices, reports. Each document, often with a distinct password that doesn’t come to mind years later. The risk of forgetting a crucial password is high.

Quick Note on SSH Key Best Practices

Hey there, this is just a little reminder for myself about generating SSH keys using ssh-keygen. If it helps you too, that’s awesome! 🛡️ Key Types and Security Ed25519 over RSA: I’ve found that Ed25519 offers a nice balance of strong security and much shorter key lengths.

Configuring Additional Spell Checking Dictionaries in Evolution Flatpak

When it comes to multi-language support, Flatpak provides an intuitive way to add dictionaries in various languages. In this article, we’ll walk you through the process of configuring an additional spell checking dictionary in the Evolution email client, installed as a Flatpak.

Setting up Goodix Fingerprint Reader on Fedora 35

Let’s cut to the chase: the Dell XPS 13 9300 is one of the best Linux laptops available! However, Dell’s decision to incorporate a fingerprint scanner from Goodix, a company known for limited support for non-Windows platforms and proprietary code, poses challenges.

My Top 5 Podcasts to Stay Current in the Rapidly Evolving Crypto Space

Links updated on: 01/03/2023 As an avid sports enthusiast and someone deeply immersed in cryptocurrencies, I capitalize on my workout sessions to fuel the mind while conditioning the body. This dual task of maintaining physical fitness while enriching intellectually not only wards off boredom during lengthy endurance sessions, but also enables me to stay up-to-date in the ever-evolving crypto space.

Boosting Battery Life on Dell XPS 9300 with Linux by Activating S3 Deep Sleep

When I recently set up my Dell XPS 9300 with Linux, the experience was smooth, right out of the box. It’s evident that Linux support has come a long way, especially when you venture outside of the ‘officially’ supported distros like Ubuntu.

Peace of Mind: An Automated Backup Script for Server Roots

This blog post introduces a script I developed to backup the root of my servers to local or remote storage. Simple yet efficient, the script ensures you never miss a backup and keeps you informed.