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Tiernan OToole


Testing Forestry

Posted on 16 August 2017. Comments

So, as you probably know, this site is built with Jekyll. Jekyll is a Static Site Generator, basically taking an input of a load of text files (see the source repo for this site on Github here) and generating a load more HTML (the static HTML is h...

VSCode and Markdown Monster with Powershell

Posted on 06 May 2017. Comments

A few years back, i created a post showing you how to add an Alias to PowerShell to easily start Sublime Text from a PowerShell command line . This worked well, but this is 2017 (that post is from 2012!) and my daily text editor has changed. I hav...

Zerotier and Minio Followup

Posted on 05 May 2017. Comments

in a previous post, I talked about setting up a distributed S3 like data storage system using Minio and ZeroTier. Well, this week, the ZeroTier guys tweeted about this.Distributed S3 data storage using @minio and #ZeroTier -- https://t.co/MAXTjo3m...

Business Class Broadband... finally here....

Posted on 09 March 2017. Comments

So, after many (MANY) years messing with dual cable modems, struggling to get them working together, to get websites to even allow me in, having to use hacks and kluges to get it to work at all… I have given up. It has been a struggle getting two ...

Distributed S3 data storage using Minio (and Zerotier)

Posted on 19 January 2017. Comments

So, something i have been looking into in recient times has been Distributed Storage, and, more specifically, how to use the storage in my many, many machines to protect data, and also increese my usable space… There are a few projects on the mark...