Playing with augeas for fun and profit

Contrary to what Wikipedia says, the Augeas I'm using isn't at all related to the 5th labour of Hercules. Rather, it's a configuration editing tool and Puppet resource type used primarily to alter and control config files. After recently adding control of /root/.my.cnf to the manifests managing all…

Time = Money

The reason I've been uncharacteristically quiet this month (nigh on two weeks), is due to moving residence. It's a minor jump to the title of this blog post but trust me it's all linked! The lease of my previous place of residence ended on the 10th of December and as…

An education for free

Obtaining an education is a highly sought after quest that a large number of parents desire for their offspring. However with life, short as it is, intertwined and forever progressing with the meandering path of time, an education can easily be missed. Learning in the traditional sense of primary, secondary…

As usual

The first post is always trashy, nobody likes it and you instantly with you could just skip the whole 'first post' thing and just jump straight in as if you'd never left off. I blogged for a while on blogger, until I decided I had lost all ideas for making…

GitHub

For the past few years I've been using bitbucket as my git host for personal projects. What I most appreciate about it is the ability to have unlimited private repositories. This is especially useful when doing work that's either covered by an NDA or is otherwise not suitable for public…