Back to Solus

July 31, 2017

Well, that was faster than I expected. This past weekend, I wiped the Fedora installation on my main computer, and replaced it with Solus. My Fedora install broke, and I needed to use a Fedora Live CD to fix it. I thought that if I had to use a live CD to fix the issue, I might as well just do a clean install. With the idea of a clean install in my head... I thought (possibly influenced by my recent motivation to play with Go), that I might as well do the clean install with Solus...

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Dabbling with GO

July 30, 2017

After spending most of this month's dedicated learning time working on system, server, and network activities, I have been itching to start some home programming again. To motivate myself, I even considered dabbling with a new programming language... and with very little internal debate, I decided to just Gopher it (I'm so sorry).

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Migrating from Solus to Fedora for now

July 25, 2017

For awhile, I have been debating the idea of switching back to Fedora (from Solus). At least on my main computer. First, let me state this right up front: I am still very satisfied with Solus. I think it is one of the best current Linux distros, and I want to still contribute to the project. However, there are a few reasons why Solus isn't the best fit for my needs right now, and I will highlight them below.

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Creating a git Repo Remote

July 19, 2017

For over a year or so, I have been using a self-hosted Gitlab to host all of my private repos. For a few months now, I have been meaning to migrate my Gitlab repos to bare, minimal ones, hosted directly on a server. The majority of my code/configs are hosted publicly on my Github page, and it really doesn't make sense to maintain a full Gitlab instance for the few (like...2) private repositories that I keep. Moving the git repos to new ones right on the server is actually fairly simple. For such a simple process, all the guides I saw online went way above and beyond what I needed. So, here are the two steps I did to migrate my repos.

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Encountered Issues Setting Up Ubiquiti Network

June 29, 2017

This past weekend, I setup my new ubiquiti network. It actually took up a good portion of Sunday, because I ran into a few minor issues. Fortunately/Unfortunately, these issues were mostly because it my first time configuring this type of setup, and there was a lot of trial and error. The basic network is now all configured and has been running great. It was a good day and I learned a lot :). In fact, I am confident that if I had to start over from scratch, the process would take me about 10-15 minutes. Just to be sure, I'm going to quickly jot down the major pain points I experienced my first time around.

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