Recently I discovered that Windows has a pretty cool feature – after sleeping for a while the system will automatically hibernate. This is a pretty nice feature for a laptop, you just close the lid and after a while it will automatically turn off.
I’ve been using NFS for connecting to my storage for years. Mostly this has been on the desktop but recently I got a laptop and of course it had to have Linux (Fedora + GNOME). I quickly realized that using NFS was going to be problematic because of the nature of the mounting.
I have written previously on this topic and I recently discovered a simplified way of doing this.
It’s not often I find myself needing to wipe digital media, but every time I do it seems that I have to re-invent the wheel. I sat down and believe I finally have a good grasp on how to securely erase drives.
There are various uses for having a persistent SSH tunnel, similar to why you’d want a VPN but less complicated since network routing is not in the scope of these tunnels.
My latest project is setting up an Intel NUC with Unifi Video for a family member who had a cheap camera recently die.