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MariaDB migration to Podman

If you’ve been following along with my attempt to migrate this WordPress site into container services with Podman then you will be happy to know that I’ve achieved the first milestone. The database for this site now resides pleasantly in a rootless Podman container. One of the major reasons I wanted to try Podman was …

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Upgrade to Fedora 32 – and figuring out containers with Podman!

Over the weekend I decided it was time to test the in-place upgrade on my Fedora 31 webserver to migrate over to Fedora 32. The process for in-place upgrades on Fedora is a fairly straightforward process and has been flawless ( at least in my experience) over the last few years. If you are thinking …

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Does Linux Need Antivirus?

Back in May of 2017, in the wake of the WannaCry ransomware episode, I published an article outlining the major security advantages that Linux has over other operating systems. I stand by each argument I presented back then, but recently I started to ask myself if anything has changed over the last few years that …

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Git with the program

TLDR; git is awesome. It will save you time, and headaches if you are working on automation. Recently I’ve put some serious effort into learning and using git for version control. Now, I know what you’re thinking…. probably something like “Just now learning git? Have you been living under a rock?”… I realize that I’m …

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Enable http/2

The http 2.0 protocol is designed for increased speed and performance. The protocol was published for release in 2015 and is supported by Apache 2.4 using the mod_http2 module. Note: You will need to have a valid ssl cert for all practical purposes to implement http/2. Many web browsers including Firefox will not use http/2 …

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