Virtualization

A Podman Pod as a systemd Service

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Ever wanted to run a container, or pod, as a systemd service on Linux? This allows the container to be started automatically and even restarted on failure. ...

Automatically Update Podman Containers

9 minute read

Podman can automatically update your containers and hopefully make you’re life easier at the same time. Setting this up for Podman is actually pretty ...

Podman Compose

8 minute read

Podman supports the Kubernetes YAML format for configuring pods. Unfortunately, I’m coming to the Podman scene from Docker where the Docker Compose fo...

GNOME Boxes on Btrfs

21 minute read

So, you’ve got libvirt installed on your Linux box and your looking for a simple application for running virtual machines. Look no further than Boxes,...

Install libvirt on elementary OS 5.1

27 minute read

If you want to run virtual machines on Linux, chances are you’re going to use libvirt. I make use of it all the time, especially for testing these blo...

Install Podman on Ubuntu

7 minute read

Podman is a daemonless container runtime for Linux compatible with Docker. It offers several advantages over using Docker to manage and run containers. Firs...

Backup Docker Data

9 minute read

Backups are super helpful, especially when you like to blow everything away fairly often. Backing up the data from a Docker container can help you quickly g...

UniFi Controller

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For wi-fi, I use use a UniFi AP. One slightly annoying aspect of this is the UniFi Controller. If you don’t have a smartphone or need to manage more t...