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ESXi vim-cmd Grammar/Parser

Aug. 26, 2018

Govc is super cool, but sadly it doesn't fully work with my ESXi setup since my license doesn't have support for writing to the SDK endpoint. What I want is the ability create a new VM remotely, but for the free license of ESXi.

starts another new...

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Showing All Positive Expenses in Ledger

Jul. 5, 2017

I typically need to check to see what my current expenses are over the last month without seeing any payments and this is how I do it:

ledger reg visa -p 'last month' -l 'amount<0'

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Famous Chicken Finger Sauce

Mar. 28, 2017

I recently found a recipe for a famous chicken finger sauce on Reddit. The comments make me optimistic.

1⁄2 cup mayonnaise
1⁄4 cup ketchup
1⁄2 teaspoon garlic salt (you can substitute garlic and salt)
1⁄4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1⁄2 teaspoon...

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Docker Gitea SSH Setup

Mar. 25, 2017

Been having problems using http to push a large-ish repo. Setting up a ssh key works, but my Docker host is already running on port 22. Here is how you can specify a different port via git push

$ git remote add origin ssh://git@gitea.tld:10022/silasb...

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New CoreDNS Docker Image

Mar. 8, 2017

Today I finally finished my first Docker image: silasb/coredns the cooresponding Git repo is here.

$ docker pull silasb/coredns
$ docker run --name dns -d -p 53:53/udp -p 53:53 silasb/coredns
$ dig @ +short

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Broccoli Cheese and Potato Soup

Dec. 30, 2016

As an engineer and a new puppy owner, it's been more difficult to get meals prepared. Whether the it's giving enough attention to Morty or answering Slack messages there's always a distraction. Slow cooking has been a great way for me to get a delicious...

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Uses 2017

Dec. 10, 2016

My portable computer is late 2013 13 inch Macbook Pro Retina, but it's mostly a web browsing machine as I do most my development on my local server. This machine is connected to a Dell SP2309W, which has an amazing screen resolution of 2048x1152. It...

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Homebrew Disabling Auto-updating

Nov. 28, 2016

Homebrew is awesome, but one thing that bugs me is the fact that it updates the Homebrew repo every day, but also anytime it detects a change to the Homebrew directory.

This is nice if you are manually updating tap directory and want to disable Homebrew...

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Converting WK-2402 To Modern Electronics

Sep. 3, 2016

I've been looking for a new RC remote to control my RCs for a while. I wanted something customizable, but yet something cheap. The DEVO7 is what everyone recommends, but then I'll need to modify it to allow me to control the nRF24 models. The other...

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