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System Sensors

Your system likely has many sensors built in for displaying useful information on internal hardwa...

Configuring Multi-boot Filesystems

Linux ISO Tools To burn an image using umount and dd on Linux, run the commands below. lsblk ...

Installing Fonts

See the Arch wiki on Fonts for much more information. Some of this information has been copied fr...

Unicode.vim

Default Vim Unicode Input To enter Vim's default Unicode input mode, ensure you are in <INSER...

Unattended Upgrades

To configure linux hosts to automatically install updates and upgrades, add or edit the following...

Mounting Default Filesystems

Surely at some point you will come across the need to mount an additional partition, either tempo...

Swap Allocation

Creating swap memory for your host could prevent system or services from crashing when under heav...

Notes

Runtime Path The .vim directory under your home directory is used by Vim as the first place to...

i3

i3 is a tiling window manager. See my notes below on various settings, modules, etc Status Bars ...

Audio Devices

When using various Linux Distributions, you may (or may not) run into some issues with audio devi...

Hexo

Hexo is a static site generator that converts Markdown syntax into prebuilt dynamic themes. Hexo'...

NGINX

Install Install nginx by running the commands below sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade...

Bash Profiles

Creating Profiles Create a custom profile for your user within your running home directory by mo...

Creating Roles

Ansible Galaxy Ansible has a built in tool ansible-galaxy which allows us to quickly create a se...

Fail2Ban

Links & Installation Fail2ban Documentation Linode Fail2ban Guide sudo yum install fail2ba...

Configure Postfix

Postfix is a Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) that can act as an SMTP server or client to send or rece...

Configuring Vim

Vim is a text editor that is difficult to get comfortable with, but once you have a set configura...

Creating Playbooks

Ansible allows us to carry out more ad-hoc tasks on servers within our inventory as well. For exa...

OSSEC Ubuntu Server

OSSEC is a useful tool in monitoring for malicious activity across various servers. It's lightwei...

Updating BookStack

You can use volumes within docker-compose to store your configurations for your services, includi...