systemd

Btrfs Scrub

27 minute read

You probably want to take advantage of the data integrity checking offered by Btrfs. Btrfs calculates checksums for all data written to disk. These checksum...

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 Snapper Snapshots With snap-sync

26 minute read

In Btrfs Snapshot Management With Snapper, the process is described for automating Btrfs snapshots with Snapper. Why stop there when you can use these snaps...

Automount an Encrypted System Volume

20 minute read

If you run an encrypted Linux system, it’s helpful to understand how the system handles mounting and decrypting filesystems. A Linux desktop user and ...

Encrypt an External Disk on Linux

20 minute read

Encrypting your data is pretty much a must anyone who is privacy or security conscious. I find it quite handy for not only protecting my data in use, but al...

Adjust Mount Options

84 minute read

Mounting filesystems on Linux is simple, right? Just use mount(8), specify the recurring stuff in fstab(5), and everything’s peachy. For both better a...

Btrfs Layout

30 minute read

One of the best features of Btrfs is the ability to produce snapshots of data instantaneously. Rollbacks take advantage of Btrfs to revert the system, or an...

Backup Git Repositories

17 minute read

If you have any source code repositories hosted online, you probably don’t want to lose those. Just yesterday I converted my professional resume from ...