linux

Setting up RAID1 with mdadm

How I setup RAID1 on a basic USB sata docking station.

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linux

Setting up Thinkpad dockd

I finally bought myself a dock for the thinkpad I use as my main computer. After using the new dock for some time I noticed that the screen would be stuck displaying black after leaving the system locked for a longer time. Looking around I found dockd which fixes that problem and automates the switching of display layouts.

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linux

Setting up Brother DS620 on Linux

I got myself a scanner so that I could scan some paperwork. Payslips, tax declarations. I went for the Brother DS620 because of it's small size and the fact that it had linux drivers available. Here's how I set it up on Ubuntu and a small cheatsheet for the future.

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sysadmin

Replacing Cronjobs with Systemd Timers

How to create systemd timers, that are in my opinion better than cronjobs.

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sysadmin

Github Docker Packages Username Fix

A quick workaround for those of us with upperchase characters in our Github username when using Github Packages.

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linux

Reverting to a Previous Kernel

Short how-to revert a linux kernel on Ubuntu 18.04

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infosec

Temporarily "Fixing" Shadow Tech's SSL/TLS Issues

It's Sunday and I wanted to play some computer games to relax before the next work week. I'm a quite happy customer of Shadow, which is a gaming VM in the cloud that I've been using for the past months. Basically it's a windows VM with very good gaming hardware that you rent access to. However this Sunday I was faced with an issue. So I tried and successfully managed to hack my way around it.

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