Firefox Quantum

I've recently switched to Firefox Quantum. It was not an easy task, after all I was using Chromium since version 3 or something (maybe from 2010, not sure). I've watched a nice browser getting bloated with corporate ideas and I wanted to give Firefox a try after long time, especially with all the hype which was going on after rewriting their engine via Rust. The rewrite seems invalidated most of the extensions by not having the backwards-compatible flag (but being a Chrom{e,ium} user means I'm not used to have customization), I had few extensions to run anyway.

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Keeping shit synced

I've been using syncthing lately. Didn't see any problems yet and just wanted to notify you that your "private cloud" is possible with this tool. All of my important files are constantly synced between my workstations, servers and my phone. This provides a lazy way to backup and really gemütlich cozy way to keep them synchronized. Combine syncthing with stow by keeping your dotfiles subfolder under syncthing's provision. It's another level in the zen of configs.

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I saw this comic, and I knew I must do this. It is probably the main reason of me being a Linux guy. Still remembering every pain it made me suffer. I just want to thanks everyone who made possible such a shitty distro:

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Leaving Turkey

Working at a corporate environment is appealing; awesome benefits, relaxed working environment, first-class vendors and support, high-end hardware etc. Of course YMMV, there are always unbearable times/positions somewhere. In my case: Lately I was sitting dull and waiting for someone, either one of my co-workers (which are nice people by the way) or some developer/application guy, needs me. This may also be appealing if you are satisfied with your town, country, career progress and overall you know.

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Why not a repo?

Decided to put all my go tools together. Here is a consolidated github repo. Also as an extra, I've forked node-did tool to the golang. Still learning how to write idiomatic go and I know code is messy right now. But hey, everyone needs to start from somewhere :) Good days!

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Find the disk hogger

Here is another small tool written in golang. Travels through directories and prints guilty one filling the disk. Basically parsing du command's output and applying tresholds: https://github.com/seqizz/go-tools/blob/master/kahin/kahin.go

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Switched to hugo

Can't bare to Wordpress shenanigans anymore. I just wanted to publish a blog, not a slow PHP blob. So I was searching a static website generator. Found hugo, a powerful one. Just pick a theme and create new posts as markdown. Converting old blog was a bit painful, but thank god I know regex.

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More Go!

Still playing with go, although can't find a thing to write. Here is a smaller one, which prints WWN addresses of FC interfaces on Linux-x86_64 systems: https://github.com/seqizz/go-tools/blob/master/wwn/wwn.go

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These days I'm playing with golang. Still learning and having fun with little experiments. Meantime, here is a dirty helper to run a given script concurrently: https://github.com/seqizz/go-tools/blob/master/mprun/mprun.go

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I should use this blog more. Here is one of the things might be useful for other admins I wrote meantime. This script generates a report, which includes all important information via ILO interface on HP servers (using python-hpilo package). Supports ILO2-3-4, which is a pretty good range for non-ancient servers I think. I've started to study golang as hobby, so might port this to Go later. But for now, this is really handy:

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