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Major Hayden

A social nerd writing about everything

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Adventures with the mastodon herd

·1317 words·7 mins
Ongoing changes at Twitter led me to take a second look at mastodon, including running my own mastodon instance. 🐘

Amateur Guide to Running

·1318 words·7 mins
Running gets me outside and gives me a challenge where I can compete against myself. Here are my tips for becoming an amateur runner. 🎽

Monitor a UPS with a Mikrotik router via SNMP

·710 words·4 mins
Mikrotik routers and switches serve as efficient network devices, but they know other tricks, too. Monitor your UPS with a Mikrotik device and query it via SNMP. 🔌

Build a Tailscale exit node with firewalld

·796 words·4 mins
Tailscale exit nodes allow you to route your traffic through nearly any system in your tailnet. Learn how to build an exit node using firewalld. 🕳️