Custom Prometheus dashboards using Console templates

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Sometimes you just need a quick (and not so dirty) way to keep an eye on your server metrics. A nice thing with Prometheus is that it can be both a storage and a visualization solution for your metrics. Here follows a quick example of what can be done using Prometheus Console Templates .

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The Nuphy Field75 mechanical keyboard

       1268 words, 6 minutes

After a whole lot of YouTubing, I decided to get a NuPhy Field75 . I went for the Electro (Green and Grey) edition. This is my kinda-review of the mechanical keyboard from the POV of a ThinkPad keyboard long-lover and French user of OpenBSD as a desktop.

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Using tmux on Synology DSM

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tmux is not available on Synology by default. But it only takes a command call to get it.

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Build a Unison package for Synology DSM

       508 words, 3 minutes

For reasons, I’m turning my Synology DS918+ on and start using it again. One thing I need is files synchronization with my OpenBSD laptop. There is no Synology Drive client for OpenBSD so I’ll keep using Unison . But there is no Unison client / server binary for DSM 7.2.1-69057 Update 4. Here’s how to compile and install the Unison File Synchronizer for Synology DSM 7.2.

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Manage your Mastodon blocked domains using cURL

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I am no Dev and have nearly no clue on how to deal with APIs. But I am a SysAdmin. And where there’s a shell, there’s a way. So those are my notes on how to deal with Mastodon API using shell tools.

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