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Self hosted OBS recording using Linux

Posted on Sat 29 October 2022 in software

My first vlog

Vanmorgen had ik bedacht dat het wel leuk zou zijn om hier ook video content te kunnen toevoegen. Dus OBS Studio was snel (weer) geinstalleerd en het eerste video was zo gemaakt. Maar hoe krijg ik het dan op deze website? En dan echt op deze website …


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Released puppet module for ispprotect to the forge

Posted on Sun 26 February 2017 in software • Tagged with puppet

This week I wrapped up version 0.3.0 of the ispprotect puppet module I created for the Erasmus University Rotterdam. The module manages the installation and scheduling of ISPProtect, a php malware scanner that also scans for outdated versions of popular PHP applications. The module can be found at …


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Puppet – Server Error: hiera configuration version 3 cannot be used in an environment

Posted on Sat 04 February 2017 in software • Tagged with open source

Today I found my homelab puppet setup failing. I mostly run the latest released puppet code on my setup and this time it bit me in the ass :

Error: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 500 on SERVER: Server Error: hiera configuration version 3 cannot be used in …

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Validating puppet code changes using octocatalog-diff

Posted on Thu 03 November 2016 in software • Tagged with open source

During Puppetconf 2016 Github announces it was releasing one of its internal test tools called octocatalog-diff as open source. What the tools basicly does is compile the catalog for a certain machine using your old and new puppetcode to show you the diff output. This allows you to see the …


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Right to be forgotten – my personal calendar edition

Posted on Fri 12 February 2016 in software • Tagged with apple

As I was planning a new item in my schedule last week, my OS X calendar was trying to be helpful by suggesting entries based on previous events in my schedule. This is great on many occasions, but this time it suggested an entry from long ago. Think ten years …


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