Author: Kevin

  • RE: Get ready for OpenTofu 1.7.0-beta1

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    OpenTofu, the terraform fork which remains truly Open Source, just announced the 1.7.0-beta1 release which brings the following new enhancements: Especially state encryption is a feature I’m excited about. At the moment I do not use any terraform for my private projects so it’s hard to try OpenTofu in the wild, but me and my…

  • RE: You’re a Blogger, Not an Essayist

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    Blogging is a conversation. It’s a conversation with yourself and it’s a conversation with others. Barry Hess via https://bjhess.com/posts/you-re-a-blogger-not-an-essayist Some real talk right there. Blogging is all about conversations, thoughts, and FUN. This very website is not a magazine and it’s not a professional publication; It sometimes may include content which is related to the…

  • Oh no my gpg key expired (like every year)

    Who doesn’t love encryption and security? I like to sign my git commits, and for this I need PGP keys. They are cool when they work and you don’t need to think about them, but every now and then they need to be renewed (unless you use never expiring keys which of course you shouldn’t!).…

  • Week 19: Fallout

    And that’s it already. Not so much happening really.

  • What we should learn from the xz backdoor

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    You may have heard that a vulnerability was found in the xz tool and liblzma library on Friday, 29th of March 2024 which specifically targeted sshd being managed by systemd on Debian and RedHat Linux systems. What happened The catastrophic scope of the attack At first the backdoor seems very odd. xz is a compression…

  • Week 18: After vacation comes…

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    …sickness. Once in forever I wasn’t sick during a vacation but basically directly after, so I spent my first working week at home with a lot of sleep (two nights in a row with 12h of sleep!) and Ibuprofen and now I’m feeling a lot better already, I hope I’ll fully recover by Monday so…

  • Week 17: Home, Home, and the Library

    I’m off work for the week so I could spent some time at home with my family. I’ve also used to time to relax a bit, keeping away from my computer and not working on anything really (besides writing an abstract for Container Days! πŸ‘€)

  • A sunny Monday in the park

    A sunny Monday in the park

    I used the good weather yesterday for a walk through the park. It felt so good to be out in the sun! I took quite a lot of photos, here are some I like.

  • Week 16: Travels, old books, and gifts!

    Week 16: Travels, old books, and gifts!

    Below are a few photos from the two days in cologne. We went form some pizza at L’Osteria with the team which was nice, ate some Ramen at Takumi and I had some very good vegan Currywurst at Weltmeister.

  • Week 15: Photos, Foundation, and fun!

    Another week, another weekly update! πŸ™‚