Short Setup
Posted by Hristos T. on 2017-10-10, under the type Asciinema clip

Not too short since the target host is slow, but you know.  Watch as I set up a VM from nothing with ansible!  Everything from sshd configs to the iptables rules is managed via a config management system.

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Visor Advisor: Take One
Posted by Hristos T. on 2017-10-02, under the type Audio clip

This tune was penned and played by a band I jammed with in high school.  Today, I present to you a reimagining of that song!

Recorded in my basement, live, with a mic dalngling from the ceiling.  Me on the drums, Mr. Swan on the guitar.

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A small rotating wallpaper program
Posted by Hristos T. on 2017-09-23, under the category GNU/Linux

I recently felt the need for a rotating desktop background - that is one that switches the image every so often. I'm not aware of any specifc programs that solve this exact problem, but feh sports some neat command-line options that make scripting up such a thing a ...

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Always learning: new git tricks
Posted by Hristos T. on 2017-09-14, under the category Programming
Tag: git

Imagine the following scenario: you keep the dotfiles for several machines under one git repo with some submodules, including one machine which clones a submodule from a GitHub repo that I own (so it's cloned over SSH, not HTTPS.) No problem when I do a recursive clone when using ...

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Crappy covers: volume one
Posted by Hristos T. on 2017-06-05, under the type Audio clip

This is a quick track I recorded to test my whole recording setup, as I set it up.  The song is "Refuse/Resist" by Sepultura; I'm doing the rhythm, baby.

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