Restoring Nginx configuration on Arch

Trying to learn Ansible on Arch node I made a decision to purge Nginx configuration: sudo systemctl stop nginx.servie sudo pacman -Rnc nginx sudo rm -rf /etc/nginx Hoping that reinstalling nginx (or maybe nginx-mainline) would restore all files: sudo pacman -S nginx sudo syste…

Using pacman with Ansible

To use ansible on the Arch based system, either for a local provision or on the VPS such as Linode or Contabo to name the ones that I have tested, these steps are required: Install Community General Collection: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general Optionally ch…

Release: Gitea 1.14.0

Today marks the release date of the Gitea 1.14.0, only a few days after the release of the patch version 1.13.7. Although 1.14.0 is a minor release from the semver's perspective, it contains a lot of changes. I decided to add comments on the Features I am the most excited about. …

Hate speech in the Fediverse?

Fediverse is still an unknown for a lot of people. It is also unregulated by no central entity and everyone can impose their own rules. Critics say that such environment attracts actors that are thrown out of other communities and that these actors are actually bad actors. Why wo…

SSH prompting KeePassXC unlock

Most servers I connect to have the option PasswordAuthentication set to no, meaning I do more often than not see an error: Permission denied (publickey). The reasons for this are multiple, but in my scenario, this happens because there are no identities (keys) present in the SS…

Gnome Shell 40 upgrade

Performing my mundane periodic software package upgrade on a laptop I did not expect anything spectacular to happen. The Informant did not stopped the upgrade due to some breaking news. There was no problem with mirrors, key signatures, cyclic dependencies or incompatible package…

Feature: task list in Gitea issues

There is a feature in Gitea that got me a little puzzled recently. At first, I thought it is related to Project Milestones (a Kanban Board in Gitea). After clicking around at everything I have found, and even removing all the boards and milestones, the icon with a progress bar p…