Posts categorized under: Tech

Upgrading to Fedora 23

I upgraded to Fedora 23 last night, and it went pretty smoothly.

I started with sudo dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=23, which started with a fun dowload of 2.5G of package upgrades (still better than Xcode!). I ran into the documented upgrade issue with the vagrant package, but the …

Lets Encrypt first impressions

Today I spent two hours setting up an SSL certificate with Lets Encrypt for the wikiconferenceusa.org website.

It. Was. Easy. It was relatively straightforward, and I felt comfortable with all the steps I went through.

First, I cloned the git repository, and ran the letsencrypt-auto script, which installed the …

Self-hosted git

As part of using only free software, I also started thinking about the various non-free services I am dependent upon. One of those I had already started working on replacing was Github. Github is currently the canonical source location for a lot of my various projects, including some that aren't …

Switching to Fedora

I recently got a new ThinkPad T440S through work, and decided to install Fedora on it. This was a few weeks ago, so I started out with Fedora 20 (now running F21).

Overall, it's perfect. There are a few issues so far, but all of those seem to be hardware …