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I just spent forty minutes troubleshooting a routing problem caused by me transposing two digits in a number. I've been in this biz for over a quarter century.

It doesn't matter how much experience you have: always check the very basic basics. #sysadmin
@silverwizard only 40min! ... that kind of shit normally needs a new pair of eyes to fix.


Sysadmins, find arguments are ordered, beware ⚠️ especially with -delete ☠️

$ ls
bar.txt foo.txt
$ find -delete -name foo.txt
$ ls
$
😱

obviously -name should come first

#linux #sysadmin


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2020-01-25 09:11:28
Hello my fellow aspiring sysadmins/research software engineers/infrastructure people from Africa! We at @SANBI_SA are starting a community for like-minded people to share and learn. Please join up at rsse-africa.sanbi.ac.za.

Please share! #RSE #cloud #sysadmin


I am sad thid message only exists on twitter without my intervention, hopefully I can fix that
Join us Monday at 7pm as Sean Howard @HippyWizard demonstrates #Friendica, a Free Software social media platform. Your #NonProfit organization can do the #SysAdmin for your own communications meetup.com/NetSquared-Kit… #Net2KW #Net2 #Tech4Good


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2019-11-11 01:19:25
Join us Monday at 7pm as Sean Howard @HippyWizard demonstrates #Friendica, a Free Software social media platform. Your #NonProfit organization can do the #SysAdmin for your own communications meetup.com/NetSquared-Kit… #Net2KW #Net2 #Tech4Good
I am hoping to convince nerds this is the right choice for all their federated needs!

And they asked *me*!


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2019-10-28 17:14:22
If you watch videos from BSD events: thank @BSDTV. He does most of them, as a volunteer, and doesn't get near enough credit. Or glory. Send him glory. #OpenBSD #FreeBSD #NetBSD #BSD #sysadmin


Good on #OpenBSD for disabling DoH in Firefox.

Hoping #FreeBSD and #Linux follow suit.

Configure DNS in the operating system, not in applications. #sysadmin
I'll bite. What's wrong with DoH?