Deleted Compute Engine service account

If you accidentally remove you default compute engine service account, bad things can happen. You are required to have the iam.serviceaccounts.undelete role, by default OWNER has this permission by default. It is required know the unique id of the deleted service account. If it is not already known,…

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.…