go-jailconf – FreeBSD’s jail.conf reader/writer in Go
go-jailconf is essentially a Go version of py-jailconf. I wrote it as a weekend project – it was my first time using Go. Despite its shameful origins (Google), I found Go to be a useful language, although static typing is clearly a double-edged sword when it comes to high level […]
XS35GTV2 retires, Shuttle DS77U5 takes over
After 6 years of faithful service time has come to say goodbye to the venerable Shuttle XS35GTV2, codename: Silencer. Silencer took over during Christmas 2011 as the super silent (passive cooling), low power server solution for hosting algoholic.eu and later adared.ch. I have been online (i.e. 24/7 server) using different […]
X-Mas 2015 – Bye bye Linux, welcome FreeBSD!
I guess the title pretty much reveals the story. Tired of the direction Linux distros are going (e.g. dependency hell, bloat, tons of interdependent packages for doing simplest of things, inconsistent architecture, ridiculous changes like systemd, plague of security holes, etc.) and lusting for some new experience I decided to […]