linux

Reverting to a Previous Kernel

Short how-to revert a linux kernel

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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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sysadmin

Recovering a RAID 1 Drive in Linux

The steps I took to mount a RAID1 drive in Linux.

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infosec

Veracrypt Cheatsheet

Short cheatsheet for using Veracrypt

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linux

PulseAudio cheatsheet

PulseAudio seems to be the default sound system for many linux distributions, including mine. I often have to look up the commands when I want to e.g. change output ot a different device, such as my big "TV"-screen. Pulse seems to be a very powerful system in terms of configurability, I won't cover much of it. My interactions with Pulse is only as a desktop user.

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sysadmin

Webhotel using traefik, docker and ssh

Where I build a static site webhotel using traefik, docker, ansible and good old ssh.

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linux

How to add custom alert sounds to Gnome (Ubuntu 18.04)

I'm currently doing my yearly-ish reinstall of my OS. This time doing a fresh install of just basic Ubuntu with gnome, having previously used Ubuntu Mate for the past 1.5-ish years. I like to customize my OS slightly, to give it more personality. For this reinstall I decided to name my OS `mimikyu` after my favourite pokemon. Anyhow, during the process of tweaking I had the idea of making the alert/notification sound the "cry" of mimikyu. My Google-fu wasn't strong enough to able to find a solution online, but I eventually figured it out. Maybe this is of help to someone else in the future.

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