Category: Linux

  • Why Linux?

    Because Windows and MacOS both suck. I’ve dabbled with Linux since I was a kid. I remember asking my uncle to buy a copy of Red Hat Linux (I think it was Red Hat 5?) on CD from eBay for me when I was just a middle-school aged nerd. We had painfully slow dial-up internet…

  • Disable Azure CLI Telemetry Collection

    Pfffffffft! Dafuq? No thank you, Microsoft. That’s getting #disabled right TF now. (See Microsoft official documentation)

  • Writing systemd User Timers

    Why am I writing this? I omitted installing the cron package on my Linux box since systemd provides a timers function. Who needs two packages to do one thing? Heh… for a moment I thought maybe I do because some of the documentation out there is a little confusing. Or I’m just dumb. Or both.…

  • Azure Cloud Challenge: Lime Survey

    Last week I worked with a team in Germany to deliver an Azure Hackathon. During the hackathon, we decided to create a cloud challenge for the team to work through. These challenges are difficult and require independent critical thinking. The requirements below were developed with the attendees, after which we worked at the whiteboard to…