Nicole

I have an unusual use case in my Trilium setup; there’s the actual Trilium server endpoint, accessible only within my internal network but has 100% Trilium functionality. And then, as of today, there’s txt.otl-hga.net, which is basically a thin nginx config that checks to make sure you’re accessing an intentionally public URL before letting you through, effectively only allowing access to my explicitly shared notes. Trilium, for the most part, supports this configuration just fine....

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  • June 15, 2023

(This one’s really short.) I poked into ZDoom’s Discord today, wondering if anyone had already backported the fix for an annoying resolution setting bug in their current stable version. They hadn’t, but one of the Community Guides made a branch on their fork and did the backport work for me, along with about 50 other bugfixes. And then I made a 64 bit Windows build from that source tree. This is copied and pasted straight...

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  • June 15, 2023

I’ve had to do some serious reworking of my infrastructure. I’ve changed my name, changed my domain name, and a bunch of components kept falling apart from lack of maintenance. When this last Ubuntu LTS upgrade occurred, a few more pieces also fell apart, namely NextCloud because I was approximately 5 major versions behind. I needed to put things in containers so they wouldn’t break, and I also needed to start unifying my user database...

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  • November 8, 2022

(Note: This post is originally from 2020, and is copied to this new site for historical reasons. Opinions, network infrastructure, and other things may have changed since this was first written.) Sometimes, you run a Linux system headless. Sometimes, these headless systems don’t run 24 hours a day, usually because they’re in your house and you don’t need them all the time, so you’d like to save money on your light bill. When you power...

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  • October 21, 2022

(Note: This post is originally from 2020, and is copied to this new site for historical reasons. Opinions, network infrastructure, and other things may have changed since this was first written.) I’ve been experimenting with Azure. Most of it is pretty straightforward, but one complex operation is getting a working content delivery network. There’s a lot of things you need to set up. Sidebar: Your first $200 are free When you register a new account...

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  • October 21, 2022