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Bootstrapping Go on Debian

Aug. 27, 2016

9/7/2016 - Updated document to describe updating versions.

Go 1.7 came out about 1 week ago. I've always built my Go via source and here is the process that I use on a fresh system:

First my OS:

cat /etc/*-release
PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux...

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Logging PFSense metrics to InfluxDB

Jun. 14, 2016

I recently upgraded to PFSense 2.3.1 and one of the things that I missed was the old RRD graphs. The replacement is called Monitoring, which does a pretty good job, but I think we can do better. Our solution will be installing telegraf on the PFSense...

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Cross-Platform Screenshot Tool

Jun. 5, 2016

Recently been looking for a new tool to help take screenshots and share them with others. I've been a big fan of Grabbox but wanted something cross-platform. Today I finally found that solution. Screencloud is an awesome solution that allows me to...

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Apr. 10, 2016

Simple tool to push up the current directory to to host a static webpage. Nice for one-off things.


Will need to mess with this more.

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Web Based Business Intelligence Programs

Apr. 8, 2016

At my previous company we were looking for an open source Web Based Business Intelligence program that integrated with our datastore (MySQL). One night I poured through a bunch of different solutions and came up with a list of full solutions to partial...

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Syncthing (Moving away from Dropbox)

Apr. 6, 2016

I really wanted to like BitTorrent Sync when it came out, but after it came out and hearing that it was going to be closed source turned me away from it. Even before BTSync was a thing I was using Dropbox for the longest time. I would always get...

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Let's Encrypt with lighttpd

Mar. 3, 2016

Let's Encrypt is a awesome little service that will provide you a free SSL cert. Right now this is the most hassle free method of getting a cert for a domain. The only drawback is that your cert expire in 3 months before you need to renew it, but...

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Rename multiple files via CLI

Feb. 20, 2016

Moving to a paperless system isn't easy. Getting things automated makes it easier. Here is one tip that will allow you to rename multiple files to append a Date string to a file.

I've been scanning up my old photos to get them to the cloud. My current...

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I'm Joining a New Venture in 2015

Aug. 28, 2015

Just two weeks ago, I did one of the most difficult things I’ve ever had to do; I announced my resignation from Emerge Inc.

I'd like to pause and reflect on my time with Emerge and what I've done with them.

I jumped to Emerge right after graduation...

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