Cheating on Fedora After 15 Years

After 24 years of Linux on the desktop, 15 of them with Fedora, I recently had a bit of a mid-life crisis that led to a brief and unfortunate indiscretion. The cracks in my relationship with Fedora have been developing for some time. I work from home and have for a very long time. I have room for one desk in my house, and I need to work with a very finely tuned ergonomic desk setup....

February 18, 2022

Reverse Proxying to Docker Containers with Nginx

On my personal VPS I host a handful of websites accessed from a variety of domains and sub-domains, as well as a few more involved webapps such as tt-rss. Historically applications that cross multiple programming languages and databases have been a terrible pain to deploy and keep running on a private server, but since containers have arrived this has become a lot easier. On my server, I wanted to have a web server listening on the standard http/https ports proxying traffic for a variety of sites and applications, based on the domain/sub-domain in the request....

February 11, 2017