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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://[email protected]: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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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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