Signal Tips and Tricks

Signal Tips and Tricks

Introduction If there was anything we learned while we were all quarantining at home, it’s that all the data we have in our devices might not be as safe as we’d like. Anything not made completely and totally private and encrypted is subject to interception or scraping, indefinite storage, analysis, use, and misuse. This is…

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Creating and Modifying Grafana Dashboards

Creating and Modifying Grafana Dashboards

Introduction A short tutorial that walks you through the basics of creating and modifying a Grafana dashboard. Prerequisites If you haven’t installed Grafana yet, make sure that you have a computer that can run it (255MB and 1 CPU), a supported browser like Safari or Chrome, and a supported database to store the info like…

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Upgrading Python 2 to 3

Upgrading Python 2 to 3

Introduction Keeping up-to-date on your code can be complicated, especially if it’s something you aren’t super familiar with. However, the upgrading process of python2 to python3 is pretty straightforward and easy to do. Ready? Then let’s jump right into upgrading Python 2 to 3. Prerequisites First off, make sure your ubuntu version is up to…

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Manual OpenStack Backups

Openstack VM Rebuild with Same IP AddressManual OpenStack Backups

Introduction Awnix’s ARChive is great at completing backups and retaining project and server data. That being said, there are many pieces to the program that enable ARChive to do its main job of backing up your data. ARChive – a quick overview of how ARChive completes automatic backups First, when it’s time for a backup…

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Temper USB Sensor Setup

Temper USB Sensor Setup

Introduction Need to keep track of your computer’s temperature? There’s a USB for that! In this guide, we’ll lay out the steps for the installation and configuration of a temper usb sensor on Ubuntu 18.04. Plus, you’ll get the exact file contents you need to copy/paste as you create your files. Prerequisites All you need…

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Adding Targets to Prometheus

Adding Targets to Prometheus

Introduction In this tutorial, you’re going to learn how to set up and add targets to Prometheus via Kubernetes. Don’t worry, it’s totally not complicated, and there are just a few super easy steps to cover. However, for learning’s sake, we’ll also be going over configuration maps, target formatting, and how to add the targets…

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