Author: Michael J. Ford

Save $50 on the Fire TV Recast at Amazon ahead of Black Friday

Now’s the time of year that we’re constantly out and about, chipping away at our holiday shopping l…

What Is Screen Tearing and How to Get Rid of It on Linux

Screen tearing can be a serious pain on Linux, especially for games and movies. These simple tips w…

An introduction to Udev: The Linux subsystem for managing device events

Udev is the Linux subsystem that supplies your computer with device events. In plain English, that …

sysget – A Front-end for Every Package Manager in Linux

Linux comes in many flavors and many of us like to test all kind of distributions until we find the…

Why Your Server Monitoring (Still) Sucks

by Mike Julian

Five observations …

Yubikey Full Disk Encryption with LUKS

So I finally got my self a yubikey, and what was the first thing I tried with it – luks full disk encryption. Yea.. better said than done. After a bit of research (read: failed attempts) I found this repo

Hack My House: ZoneMinder’s Keeping an Eye on the Place

Hacks are often born out of unfortunate circumstances. My unfortunate circumstance was a robbery– t…

How to use arrays in bash script

Bash, the Bourne Again Shell, it’s the default shell on practically all major linux distributions: …

Have a Plan for Netplan

by Shawn Powers

Ubuntu changed ne…

Encrypted Evernote Alternative Turtl v0.7 Includes Rewritten Server, New Spaces Feature

Turtl is a “secure, encrypted Evernote alternative”. The free and open source tool, which is consid…

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