Debian (25 posts)

Debian Ansible Debian Desktop Update Part 2

February 16, 2022

Updating the Ansible repo to install more apps, downgrade NodeJS, add a firewall to the config and get the machine working as a webserver using Apache, PHP and VS Code.

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Debian Using Ansible To Setup My New Debian Desktop Machine

February 6, 2022

I recently bought a new computer and wanted to use Ansible to install all the software. I have installed the base debian system and now wanted to install everything I regularly use with Ansible....

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Debian Automating The Terminal Create Tabs And Name Them

January 20, 2022

Scripting the terminal to open 5 tabs with titles, change to the correct directory and make the root one red.

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Debian AWS terraform destroy & terraform apply (Part 8)

December 20, 2021

Fixing the Terraform file to make the storage file smaller to fit in the free tier limits

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Debian AWS EC2 Instance and Container setup with Ansible (Part 7)

December 6, 2021

I started with this tutorial https://www.agix.com.au/build-an-ec2-using-ansible-step-by-step/ The ansible code is in Part 7 of the repo github.com/allotmentandy/aws, this code creates a NEW instance...

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Debian AWS Amazon Web Services Laravel in Docker on EC2(Part 5)

December 3, 2021

Next in this series, I am setting up a docker container to host a laravel website on AWS. Following this tutorial https://buddy.works/guides/laravel-in-docker I started with a fresh install of...

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Debian AWS Amazon Web Services Instance with Terraform and an Elastic IP (Part 4)

December 2, 2021

Having used Ansible to setup the server in the last post, I now wanted to use Terraform to launch the instance programatically. As part of the Infrastructure as Code world I am looking to move into,...

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Debian AWS Amazon Web Services Cloud computing and PHP part 3 using Ansible

December 1, 2021

Using Ansible to setup the LAMP stack on a clean Debian AWS server.

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Debian AWS Amazon Web Services Cloud computing and PHP (Part 2)

December 1, 2021

Part 2 - adding a Mysql database server to a debian EC2 instance

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Debian AWS Amazon Web Services Cloud computing and PHP (Part 1)

December 1, 2021

A start of a series of blogs on setting up AWS resources to host PHP websites

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Debian Looking For Allrounder Role Devops SEO Design Development Creative

November 16, 2021

I wanted to right a new post about the sort of job role I am looking for. In the past I have had a wide variety of roles from Creative Graphic Designer to Laravel Developer. So I wanted to outline...

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Debian Open Ports & Installing SSH

June 15, 2021

To connect my new Intel NUC computer to my laptop and android phone, I have used SSH with Filezilla as that is faster and easier than bluetooth and more ubiqitous. On my phone i have an app which i...

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Debian Upgrading to PHP 8

April 15, 2021

Upgrading PHP to version 8 to run Laravel Octane and test sites locally for compatability.

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Debian Debian commands to clean up after apt-get

April 14, 2021

Commands i run after installing or upgrading on my Debian linux box. I like to keep it clean and there is often GB's to salvage.

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Debian Script to run build script on save

March 5, 2021

Today I decided I wanted a script to auto build the site on each save of this jigsaw blog. I was playing with the css yesterday and liked the simplicity of the npm watch command, but wanted something...

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Debian Ansible Ansible Ansible - Part 2

November 15, 2020

Ansible resources online, Ansible cheatsheets and Ansible Videos I really enjoyed.

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Debian Ansible Ansible Ansible - Part 1

November 14, 2020

my first article in a series on Ansible, covering the Facts ansible can tell you about your machines and how I have been learning Ansible.

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Debian Offline Documentation on Debian

November 8, 2020

A lot of the time I work offline, learning, reading, watching and playing to learn more and more. One thing i really like to use is offline tools to help me access info offline. However I am looking...

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Debian Bash fwf ranger

November 8, 2020

I was recently looking for videos to help me improve my bash terminal skills and found this video by Marie-Helene Burle Fun tools to simplify your life in the command line The two tools i really...

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Debian Bash Scripts for Laravel PHP Linux Devops

August 25, 2020

Having spent the summer learning more of the Devops toolkit, I often come back to bash shell scripts to achieve something. I wanted a little script to import the values of the .env file to use in...

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Debian Moving into Devops

July 27, 2020

In my last contract role, I spent more time working with the Devops team than the frontend team. I really enjoyed it and now feel that this is a better path for me. I have been using the command line...

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Debian Playing with PDFs

July 4, 2020

I have always loved reading, on my computer, phone, books, magazines and newspapers. I have collected a huge number of PDFs over the years. Here is how i work with them.

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Debian RSS Feeds with Debian Linux

June 6, 2020

I have always been a fan of RSS feeds going back years. In case you don't know, RSS feeds (and ATOM feeds) are text files that provide the latest pages from a website. I use them for News, website...

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Debian Looking for work

June 5, 2020

I am looking for work in London or remotely. I have years of experience in web development, web design and in IT in general. Also available in West London on an hourly basis to help you fix your IT problems, like wifi, virus removal, updates, installation and more...

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Rainy Day - Thoughts about Debian

April 28, 2020

8.15am in bed, it is raining, wondering what to do today. I have been using Debian Linux for years, I guess about version 5. Recently I found the 4.9 kernel caused the computer to lock / freeze...

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