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2022


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. 🕳️

Disable HiDPI in alacritty

·463 words·3 mins
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

·563 words·3 mins
Brave recently changed how their browser reads managed policy configuration, but luckily the fix is an easy one. 🔧

Secure Tailscale networks with firewalld

·648 words·4 mins
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

·1216 words·6 mins
One of the smallest ThinkPads delivers one of the best experiences I’ve had on a laptop. 💻

Backlight control with i3

·298 words·2 mins
Adjust the LED backlight on your laptop quickly in i3 on Linux. 💡

Tray icons in i3

·396 words·2 mins
Get your system tray looking great and displayed on the correct monitor with a simple script and some i3 configuration. 📥

icanhazip.com FAQ

·38 words·1 min
The family of icanhaz sites help you get more information about your network connection.

Efficient emojis with rofimoji

·407 words·2 mins
Emojis brighten up any message or document. 🌻 Search, select, and use emojis quickly on Linux with rofimoji. 🤗

2020


Make diacritics easy in Linux

·487 words·3 mins
Making an effort to use diacritics is always a good idea, but how can you make it easier in Linux?

2019


Thinkpad T490 Fedora install tips

·637 words·3 mins
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

·525 words·3 mins
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!

Monitor CyberPower UPS wattage

·607 words·3 mins
Monitor the power consumption of your CyberPower UPS and display the live output in your Linux desktop’s status bar.

Customize GNOME from i3

·317 words·2 mins
All of your GNOME and gtk applications are configured in i3 with a few simple tricks.

Deploy monit in OpenShift

·1123 words·6 mins
Monit is a tried-and-true monitoring daemon that is easy to deploy. Add it to OpenShift to make monitoring even easier.

Fedora 30 on Google Compute Engine

·880 words·5 mins
Fedora 30 is a great Linux distribution for cloud platforms, but it needs a little work to perform well on Google Compute Engine.

Automatic floating windows in i3

·657 words·4 mins
The i3 window manager is a fast window manager that helps you keep all of your applications in the right place.