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2022


Mount NFS shares in kubernetes

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Access files over NFS within kubernetes pods with a quick volume mount. 🗄

Install ThinkOrSwim on Fedora Linux

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Learn how to install TD Ameritrade’s ThinkOrSwim desktop application on Linux and get everything working. 💸

Disable HiDPI in alacritty

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The alacritty terminal on Fedora enables HiDPI mode by default. Break out your magnifying glasses as we disable HiDPI. 👓

2021


Kerberos logins with Brave on Linux

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Brave recently changed how their browser reads managed policy configuration, but luckily the fix is an easy one. 🔧

My Twitter reset

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At first I thought Twitter was the problem, but then I realized I was making poor choices. 🤔

Install Azure CLI on Fedora 35

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Provision services on Microsoft’s Azure CLI on Fedora 35. 💙

Secure Tailscale networks with firewalld

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Tailscale provides a handy private network mesh across multiple devices but it needs security just like any other network. 🕵

ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen 1 Review

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One of the smallest ThinkPads delivers one of the best experiences I’ve had on a laptop. 💻

Run Xorg applications with podman

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Package up graphical applications in containers and run them with podman. 🚢

Backlight control with i3

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Adjust the LED backlight on your laptop quickly in i3 on Linux. 💡

Forwarding ports with firewalld

··726 words·4 mins
Learn how to forward ports with firewalld for IPv4 and IPv6 destinations. 🕵🏻

My summer 2021 reading list

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I set out to read a bunch of books this summer and succeeded! Here’s my reading list. 📚

Deploy Fedora CoreOS in Hetzner cloud

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Launch your containers on Fedora CoreOS instances in Hetzner cloud with a few workarounds. 🚀

Enable touchpad tap to click in i3

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Enable tap-to-click on your laptop’s touchpad in i3 with one of two methods. 💻

Persuasion engineering

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Improve your persuasive skills to get your team on board with solutions to tough problems. 🤔

A new future for icanhazip

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icanhazip.com lives on with the same mission, but with a new owner 🤗

Efficient emojis with rofimoji

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Emojis brighten up any message or document. 🌻 Search, select, and use emojis quickly on Linux with rofimoji. 🤗

Free resources for the stock market

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Investing in stock or trading options is complicated, but there are plenty of free resources available to make research easier.

Selling options made simpler

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Feedback from my original options selling post said that the concept was too difficult to follow. Let’s use an analogy!

Defending losing options trades

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You did your research and made a great options trade, but now it is a losing trade. What can you do now?

Which stock broker should you use?

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Not all stock brokerages are the same. Think about your requirements, shop around, and read the fine print.

Choosing options to sell

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Taking the leap and selling your first options contract takes a lot of thought and preparation.

Lessons learned from selling puts

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Learn from my successes and mistakes while selling puts in the stock market in 2020.

2020


Know your max loss

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Knowing your maximum amount of loss on trade is the difference between taking a calculated risk and blowing up your account.

The Dark Side: Selling Options

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Selling options puts you on the other side of the options contract from buyers, but it comes with obligations.

Options trading introduction

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Trading options contracts feels incredibly daunting, but you can learn the terminology and make good choices in the market.

Build AWS images with Image Builder

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Build a customized image for AWS with Image Builder and use the built-in automatic uploader and importer.

My experience with keto so far

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Moving to the keto lifestyle is a big change. It’s more than just a diet and I’ll share my ups and downs from my journey.

Make diacritics easy in Linux

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Making an effort to use diacritics is always a good idea, but how can you make it easier in Linux?

My Travel Guide to Brno

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Brno is a beautiful city in the Czech Republic. Learn some travel tips from my experiences as an American in Brno!

2019


Bring Back Fedora's Beefy Miracle boot splash

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Fedora 17’s code name was Beefy Miracle and it had a great mascot. You can see it at boot time with a few quick changes.

Thinkpad T490 Fedora install tips

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My new T490 with a 10th generation Intel CPU and a discrete NVIDIA MX250 has arrived! Installing Linux creates some interesting challenges.

Monitoring OpenShift cron jobs

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Openshift (and Kubernetes) allow you to run jobs on schedule, but these jobs can fail from time to time. You can monitor them from bash!