Last week, I extended the virtual disk of the VM hosting my jenkins server. Shortly after, I increased the maximum disk size of one of the job’s docker containers, maxing out the disk. This meant that I needed to extend the drive… again. If you ever do something twice, it is best to have it documented for the potential third time. So, here we are.
Right before Thanksgiving, one of the hard drives in my server started get noisy… very noisy. Fearing the worst, I did a backup, and shutdown the server until I had time to investigate further… and likely replace the drive. That time came this past week.
Applications can leave their junk files all over the place. While I
appreciate that all of the
"conflict" files are there to
help me when things go wrong… sometimes I just want to clean up my
file system. So… here is a simple string of commands I often use to declutter
I’ve been using
pass to manage my passwords for quite some time.
During the early days of use, I occasionally had difficulty configuring it on
new machines, but those days appear to be long gone. It is a simple, generic,
yet flexible system. Here’s how to get started.
Over the past few years (particularly after moving to the T470 as my main device), I have been anticipating what my next desktop workstation build will look like. For a period of time, I was convinced that I would build a muti-socket, used xeon build. Then, in 2017 AMD released their Ryzen series CPUs…