Automatic ClamAV Scans With Email Notifications

You might consider antivirus software unneccessary on a Linux box. But if you are running a public facing server, it might be a good idea to run it regardless. Why is that? Even though malware probably can’t affect your server much, it can still use it to infect users. To prevent that, we will learn […]

Make Ansible Playbook Distribution Agnostic

I’ve been thinking about switching to a rolling distribution on my working machine for quite some time. Because the packages in Ubuntu repositories are just too outdated for my needs and I want to save myself the headache of PPAs. And when Ubuntu announced dropping Unity in favor of Gnome, my mind was made up. […]

Automatically Setup Your Computer with Ansible Playbook

Setting up a computer can be a major annoyance. Being ‘the tech guy’, I still have vivid nightmares of spending every other weekend reinstalling friends’ and family members’ Windows boxes that have come to a crawl. Now, most of us know enough to backup the important data and that makes the process easier. (If you […]

Autostart Linux Applications in One Command

Usually, when I am done working on the computer, I just suspend it. Thanks to that, I can easily pick up where I left off. But sometimes, I have to swallow the pill and turn it off (for example to preserve charge while traveling). In such cases, you can autostart Linux apps to quickly setup […]