BACKING UP FEDORA PACKAGES

If you’re running a Fedora system, it’s wise to maintain backups of your installed packages. This makes system restoration much smoother in case of unforeseen hiccups. Below is a quick guide on how to achieve this.

MONITORING WIFI-ENABLED DEVICES WITH 'PING' IN HOME ASSISTANT

In the world of home automation, effectively managing your WiFi-capable devices is crucial. In this post, we’ll demonstrate how you can monitor the status of such devices using the ‘ping’ function in Home Assistant.

A SIMPLE BASH SCRIPT FOR DOCKER COMPOSE MANAGEMENT

If you’re like me and love running your own homelab, Docker has likely become an essential part of your workflow. It provides an efficient and convenient way to manage various services, applications, and environments.

MONITORING HARD DISK TEMPERATURES WITH DRIVETEMP ON UBUNTU 22.04

Keeping an Eye on HDD Temperatures on Ubuntu 22.04 As the hddtemp utility is now deprecated, keeping track of your hard disk drive (HDD) temperatures on Ubuntu 22.04 requires a new approach.

RUNNING A BITCOIN FULL NODE ON DOCKER

Updated: March 26, 2024 Thanks to Oliver for pointing at some leftovers I had in the template compose file and that prevented containers from lauching. Running a Bitcoin full node is an essential way to contribute to the decentralized nature of the Bitcoin network and validate transactions.

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.