Closing PPA for Debian

After seven years of maintaining PPA with custom packages for Debian, I now decided to finally drop and close it. I no longer use Debian as my main Linux distribution hence I have no need nor interest in providing any builds for it. That being said, I also decided to pack the whole repo as […]

PPA status

It was about time to clean a little bit up my PPA. What was removed and briefly why: audacious: latest stable release available in deb-multimedia repositories deja-dup: newer version available in official repositories geary: newer version available in official repositories revelation: latest version available in official repositories vala-0.22: newer version available in official repositories As […]

Gentoo VM on SmartOS hypervisor

I wanted to have a small, “minimalistic” VMs on my hypervisor, so they would have very little footprint on resources. I decided to go with systemd and btrfs for system & service management and main/only filesystem respectively. The only considered distributions up for that task (at least from my point of view) were Debian and […]

graylog2 systemd scripts

Recently I’ve been migrating to new infrastructure — I will most definitely write about it more in separate post(s) — and I found myself in need of some centralized log server. I played a bit with different tools and eventually settled with graylog2. Current setup looks as follows: First node: graylog2-server + elasticsearch + mongodb […]

rcm to rule them all…

Awhile back I decided to finally publish my dotfiles. It turned out that it’s not necessarily such good idea to split config files into so many small chunks — it’s harder to maintain when they are split like that. Few days ago I stubmled upon GitHub ❤ ~/ where I learned about rcm.

Past LVM posts summary

Since I’m going to write more about LVM, I decided to start with quick summary of what I’ve already posted awhile back: LVM Logical Volume Manager Repartitioning LUKS-crypted LVM on Debian Extending LVM & FS online with new disk Updating GRUB device.map file after adding a new disk Migrating to new Logical Volume Extend LV […]

dotFiles

I’m always kind of fascinated when I read about other people’s configuration and tools that they use on daily basis. And how they use them. It might be because it’s the easiest way to actually learn something from them. You can also establish some idea on the skills that this guy or gal possess.