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Using liberty-minded opensource tools, and using them well

  1. Encrypting a Hibernating CarbonPad

    Ultraportable laptops are meant to be taken places. But what gives them security? Disk encryption, of course! But what kind of setup is battery-efficient, secure, and convenient? Can't you only have two of those three?

  2. Guest Wifi Setup

    Using DD-WRT is pretty fun, until you have to do fun stuff in it.

  3. Android Default Setup

    My several apps have different ways to make sure they're portable across devices, and this is how

  4. Shared Git Working Directory


  5. Docker Compose as a Portable, Extensible, and Atomically Upgradable Cloud Box

    In continuing to search for a WebGUI frontend for a cloud-in-a-box, I start pasting docker-compose files into a text box. Surprisingly, it works _very_ well.

  6. Hashi-cloud

    After reviewing my approach, I decided I'd try to figure out what advantages the cloud could do for me beyond what a colo cloud. This is going to be utilizing mainly hashicorp tools to give them a test drive.

  7. A pi-powered speaker setup

    Hooking up my work Macbook air to my USB-powered speaker system _just_ wasn't cutting it...

  8. Cockpit as a Portable Cloud Server

    By utilizing Cockpit, the setup of applications in a manageable, maintainable way becomes fairly simple.

  9. Virtual VLANs

    This is as simple as complex networking gets.

  10. Proxmox in Kiosk Mode

    Proxmox is great and all, but being able to monitor it with a WebGUI doesn't leave much room for old-fashioned KVM access. Especially when the server is in the office, and it's easier for others to associate the monitor on top of the computer with what is running on the computer.