Sharing a set of Headphones between MacOS and Fedora

Posted on do 04 mei 2023 in misc • Tagged with bluetooth, linux, macos, hack

Why share a set of headphones between MacOS and Fedora (or another Linux)?

Well, the answer to the 'why?' question is quite simple: because I dual boot between MacOS and Fedora on my Mac Mini. This means in order to use the same pair of headphones on MacOS and Fedora …

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Fish, bash, zsh

Posted on do 08 juli 2021 in misc • Tagged with fedora, rhel, shell, fish, bash, zsh, configuration

Fish, bash, zsh

Over the last year, I've been using fish as my shell on Linux. Before that, I have tried both zsh (with and without oh-my-zsh) and bash. For bash, I wrote my own configuration framework, which - let's be real - everyone needs to do and probably has done at …

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Using proper FreeIPA certificates on Cockpit

Posted on do 10 juni 2021 in misc • Tagged with fedora, selinux, rhel, cockpit, freeipa, idm

Cockpit and FreeIPA

A couple of years ago, I did a video on Youtube on using FreeIPA / IdM certificates in Cockpit. According to some comments (that I only saw way after the fact...), for some people, my way of doing that didn't work.

Therefore, I redid the video for RHEL7 …

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Wrong colors with Solarized theme in shell

Posted on ma 15 februari 2021 in misc • Tagged with shell, colors, solarized, fedora

Solarized colors

I like Solarized, but every now and then, I switch to a different theme just to check it out. Eventually, I'll go back to Solarized, and run into the same problem over and over:

I'll end up having this

Terminal with wrong colors

Instead of this:

Terminal with right colors

Meaning a lot of the colors …

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Ventoy, multiboot DVD creator

Posted on do 04 februari 2021 in misc • Tagged with boot, install, multiboot, dvd, fedora

Installer USB drives

Quick blog.

The other day, I was looking for a tool to create a USB drive with multiple installer ISOs on it. Mainly, I needed a Fedora installer DVD (for my laptop, to make the switch to btrfs), and a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 DVD …

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Shut up, auditd!

Posted on ma 11 januari 2021 in misc • Tagged with audit, journald, fedora

Audit logging

(Happy 2021, may it be better than 2020!)

On my tiny, Raspberry Pi based Fedora systems, I have a lot of audit messages in my journal. And I mean a lot, I mean like over 50,000 over the course of 9 days. That's over 5,500 per …

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Joplin and webdav

Posted on zo 25 oktober 2020 in misc • Tagged with blog, joplin, webdav, sync, notes, fedora

Joplin and webdav

What's Joplin?

Joplin is a cross-platform note taking app that I use a lot to keep track of my projects, and to organize my notes and thoughts. Joplin allows you to create note books, and add an infinite number of notes to them. You can link between …

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Fencing RHV or oVirt nested hypervisors

Posted on wo 14 februari 2018 in misc • Tagged with rhv, ovirt, fencing, virtualbmc, libvirt

My setup

I have this nice AMD Ryzen ThreadRipper, with 64GiB or RAM. What I want to do is run RHV 4.1 in virtual machines, and be able to play around with nested virtualization, HA and fencing.

Problem is, that my virtual machines will live on libvirt, and VMs …

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"User-friendly" Windows

Posted on zo 28 januari 2018 in misc • Tagged with windows, printing, driverhell

== This is a rant

If you are not into rants, go away now.

So for some app my kids want to use, I needed to setup Windows. And a printer. I have a Samsung M2070W, and I have had it for years. It has not always been easy to use …

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Command Line Heroes

Posted on di 16 januari 2018 in misc • Tagged with podcast, open source, red-hat, women in tech

I've been looking forward to this for quite a while, ever since it was announced: today, the first two episodes of Command Line Heroes were published. Command Line Heroes, or CLH for short, is a series of podcasts that tells the stories of open source. It's hosted by Saron Yitbarek …

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