X2go permissions issues on Fedora, Centos

I use X2go a ton to access remote desktops for home and work, normally I'd use Cinnamon but lately I've been having a lot of issues with stability on Cinnamon, so I switch happily to KDE since it works well with X2go. Xrdp also looks to have this issue, and…

New metermaid docker container

I've written about my home setup before. I hated how much of a pain it was to set everything up, so I created a docker-compose script to spin up monitoring quickly and easily. I'm utilizing docker, and docker-compose scipts to orchestrate everything in seconds.All tables will be created in…

I'm back

Just moved the blog back to ghost, I missed it a bit. I plan on blogging regularly, I've got plenty of things ready to go!…

Downscaling 4K video with ffmpeg

Just about every camera I have records in 4K, I record in full quality, and down convert when needed: single file: ffmpeg -i DJI_0029.MP4 -vf scale=1920:1080 -c:v libx264 -crf 35 DJI_0029-smaller.mp4 bash script: save this file to convert.sh and chmod +x convert.…

Migrate DNS from Dyn to Google Cloud

My day job had used Dynect Managed DNS for years, but as our queries per second increased to 30, we had a problem. At one time we used their traffic manager, but we no longer balanced at DNS level, which dropped the bill by quite a bit. I've been hosting…