Bifroster

Last thing I wanted to do on my holiday weekend was defrost my frost-free freezer. Seems the thermostat that controls the defrost heater is a little…busted. It’s time either for a surreptitious repair (by locating my own replacement part) or to file a maintenance request (since I don’t own this fridge). Really, it depends on […]

AFK errand

Now that I’m fully settled into my apartment, have my work-from-home desk going again, and have fully set up my couch and entertainment center (complete with TV, amp, speakers, and all the A/V gear working together, unlike the last apartment), I seldom spend any quality time at my personal workstation. With all the time I […]

Owncloud and Fail2ban Mismatch

For the past mumble years at home I’ve had an installation of Owncloud running, and one thing that’s been on my To-Do list is to put fail2ban in front of it to inconvenience any bad actors attempting to bruteforce their way into the Owncloud server (use random passwords, yo). I initially installed F2b on my […]

Solitary Wizard

So many times since learning the handful of technical skills I have, I’ve wished that I had been a little more double-plus-extra in my skills, capabilities, knowledge, and focus, so that I could’ve crafted some of the great creativity software that people rely on. I see these packages that people have put together and I’m […]