• Server tools - an introduction

    Posted on 14th June 2021. Draft

    I'm investigating a Linux server which has performance issues and walking through the processes and steps I am doing to find a solution

  • Creating a home server to run plex and vpn

    Posted on 8th March 2021. Draft

    Buy thin client - install debian - Installed on a hard drive, USB stick tricky. - skipped root but made user with password - edit /etc/sudoers (last line to ...

  • Command line MKV to mp4 conversion

    Posted on 8th March 2021. Draft

    sudo apt-get install libav-tools` `sudo avconv -stats -i "/mnt/Media/Downloads/Fargo.S03E04.720p.HDTV.x264-AVS[eztv].mkv" -codec copy "/mnt/Media/Downloads/Fargo.S03E04.720p.HDTV....

  • Tidying up a git repo

    Posted on 8th September 2020. Draft

    git clone --bare --mirror [path] du -h [folder] 10 largest commits ` git verify-pack -v objects/pack/[file].idx | sort -k 3 -n | tail -10 ` `git rev-list --objects --all | grep [hash]` - find ...

  • Fixing an IP address on a Raspberry Pi (and Debian in General)

    Posted on 8th June 2020. Draft

    [email protected]:~ $ ip a 1: lo: mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1000 link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00 inet scope host lo valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever inet6 ::1/128 scope host valid_...

  • Generating a Lets Encrypt SSL certificate with Cloudflare

    Posted on 20th April 2020. Draft

    This blog post walks through generating an SSL certificate with `certbot` from Let's Encrypt, specifically, when your DNS is with Cloudflare. For those on Cloudflare wondering why you would want ...