Planning to use this blog as a way to share documentation of cool stuff I do outside of work.
For the most part, I envision this as a cleaned up version of my personal Evernote documentation.
On most platforms with
pip, updating Ansible is as simple as:
$ pip install -U ansible
babun, I received the following error:
[...] /usr/include/sys/time.h:104:34: error: unknown type name ‘u_int’ [...] error: command 'gcc' failed with exit status 1 ---------------------------------------- Rolling back uninstall of pycrypto Command "/usr/bin/python -u -c "import setuptools, tokenize;__file__='/tmp/pip-build-eY8zz7/pycrypto/setup.py';exec(compile(getattr(tokenize, 'open', open)(__file__).read().replace('\r\n', '\n'), __file__, 'exec'))" install --record /tmp/pip-iUMqxd-record/install-record.txt --single-version-externally-managed --compile" failed with error code 1 in /tmp/pip-build-eY8zz7/pycrypto/
For managing my AWS resources, I prefer to stick to the AWS CLI. However, until recently, I have relied on the AWS web console to find AMIs.
After creating a new VPS Ubuntu instance, one of the first things I do is lock down
root access and create an administrator account.
I was using Fabric to push out these modifications. Recently, however, I decided to switch to Ansible instead.
Thanks to the
pact package manager, installing
babun was significantly easier than on
cygwin. The whole process consisted of only three simple steps.
I decided to switch my Asus RT-AC68U’s firmware from DD-WRT to Asuswrt-Merlin. Unfortunately, Asuswrt-Merlin’s web GUI doesn’t allow the configuration of non-authenticated (i.e., guests or public) access to a Samba share.
Since I have some experience with Samba, I decided to write a quick bash script to modify the shares configuration.
babun, I first needed to install
ruby. This proved more difficult that I initially thought.
My first attempt of
pact install ruby lead to a non-responsive