An Ansible playbook to reboot servers that require a reboot.
Post tagged: Linux
Here's a simple set of Ansible files that allow your hosts to send mail through Mailgun via Postfix.
Wherein Termux for Android lets me build my website on my phone.
Exciting news: Ansible 2.0 was released earlier this month!
I just learned that every public Debian release, starting with Debian 1.1 Buzz in June 1996, has been named after characters from Toy Story.
pigz for multi-core gzip
Read on for instructions setting up two-factor auth for SSH logins under Ubuntu. I used 11.04 Natty Narwhal; other releases may require small tweaks.
I'll need this later.
For my most recent backup scheme, I needed to lock down rsync over OpenSSH while allowing scheduled syncing. I did it using the authorized_keys command="command" option to restrict access for a specific private key.
Here are some jumbled notes from my Linode VPS's upgrade from Ubuntu "Hardy Heron" 8.04 to "Lucid Lynx" 10.04. I wanted to do a test run before such a huge upgrade, and I did so by cloning my VPS to a VMware Fusion virtual machine. Note that I …
I've created a Django app to log cron output, simultaneously reducing the amount of email I get and enabling me to make cron output more verbose.
After one too many compilation errors due to a missing quote/brace/bracket/etc., I finally enabled Vim syntax highlighting. The rabbit hole:
:syn on. These colors suck. Look for themes.
- 4 bit themes suck. Let's set up an 8 bit color terminal.
- Leopard's Terminal.app fails, install iTerm 0 …
Digest version: it's sweet.
Perl isn't fun to read.
A day of changes.
Running a mail server is almost worth all the trouble.
All the fun without all the work.
And it all comes together.
Time to upgradepkg.
It plays music, it doesn't just scream wildly.
Quite handy, I say.
Not that kind of tape. Well, actually, it is that kind of tape...
A time saver, for sure.
Seldom necessary, always difficult.
I've updated the Subversion page on my wiki with instructions for ViewCVS.