Linux Shtuff Posts

Hi, When I started this blog, I started it for my own benefit so I could remember those little tweaks or fixes which escape memory at crucial times when a needed repair or a new issue arose that I had never dealt with before. When I would research these issues, I would come across great…


Setting up Starlink, SpaceX’s Satellite Internet | Jeff Geerling

In March, I got an email from SpaceX saying Starlink was available at my address, and I could pre-order. I paid $500 for the equipment, plus $25 for a Volcano Roof Mount, and $99 for the first month of service, and a few weeks later, I got the kit you see in the image above….


Best practices for writing SQL queries

This article covers some best practices for writing SQL queries for data analysts and data scientists. Most of our discussion will concern SQL in general, but we’ll include some notes on features specific to Metabase that make writing SQL a breeze. SQL best practices: a brief guide to writing better SQL queries. Source: Best practices…


Plausible Analytics

Frustrated with Google Analytics? So are we and that’s why we built Plausible Analytics, a simple, lightweight (< 1 KB), open-source and privacy-friendly alternative that doesn’t come from the adtech world. Plausible is a lightweight and open-source website analytics tool. No cookies and fully compliant with GDPR, CCPA and PECR. Made and hosted in the…


GUIs! We don’t need no stinkin’ GUIs!

Graphical user interfaces are super friendly to computer users. They were introduced in reaction to the perceived steep learning curve of command-line interfaces (CLIs). However, they often require more resources, are less powerful and hard to automate via scripting.https://github.com/you-dont-need/You-Dont-Need-GUI Dark Mode You-Dont-Need-GUI (this link opens in a new window) by you-dont-need (this link opens in…


DMX is Gone…

I’m gonna miss this guy and his music… The inimitable rap icon was hospitalized after suffering an apparent drug overdose and subsequent heart attack on Friday, April 2 Source: DMX Has Died at 50 | Pitchfork


Docker without Docker · Fly.io

The Fly.io platform takes container images and runs those applications closer to the users where the app is busiest. Our users deliver software to us as Docker containers, but we don’t use Docker to run them. We transmogrify container images into Firecracker micro-VMs. Here’s how. Source: Docker without Docker · Fly


A Curated List of Public APIs

Here is an extremely useful repository which contains a significant list of useful APIs. It is broken down into multiple categories, with each category containing the related APIs available. Dark Mode public-apis (this link opens in a new window) by public-apis (this link opens in a new window) A collective list of free APIs 3086…


Gitignore Templates

Anytime a GitHub repository is created for a project, a.gitignore file should be created and used to filter the file types that are uploaded. Here is a list of .gitignore templates users can implement. Dark Mode gitignore (this link opens in a new window) by github (this link opens in a new window) A collection…


A solution to boost Python speed 1000x times | by Andrew Zhu | Mar, 2021 | Python in Plain English

People said Python is slow, how slow it can be Source: A solution to boost Python speed 1000x times | by Andrew Zhu | Mar, 2021 | Python in Plain English


S!ng app lets you create NFTs for free

With the help of some big-name musicians, an ex-Apple exec has launched a free iOS app called S!ng that lets artists quickly mint nonfungible tokens.Source: S!ng app lets you create NFTs for free


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