Ubuntu dynamic MOTD on Debian 8

Ubuntu dynamic MOTD on Debian 8

One thing I really do like about Ubuntu was the nice, concise little screen that you get when you SSH into a host. It was a very nice, very quick way to get a glimpse of how your machine was doing as you were logging into it, which is especially nice on servers....
Turn your Nexus into a Pixel

Turn your Nexus into a Pixel

Ok, so we’re not really going to turn your phone into a pixel, but we are going to use legit google packages to add the pixel launcher and google assistant to your phone. Prerequisites: Ability to use adb and fastboot commands from your command prompt. (I am on...
Hotkey word jump in iTerm 2

Hotkey word jump in iTerm 2

So iTerm2 is a great program, since I switched to it along with ZSH, it’s been nothing but blue skies and happiness… Until I tried to word jump with the Option key… Which doesn’t work. After being too lazy to look it up for a few months, I...
Use LetsEncrypt SSL certs with Heroku

Use LetsEncrypt SSL certs with Heroku

How to use LetsEncrypt SSL certs with Heroku. Update May 2017: Heroku now offers free, automatic SSL certs from LetsEncrypt that are easier to manage than these are. Go Here for more information. This guide can still help if you want to run the cert process yourself....
Run Ghost on Heroku with S3

Run Ghost on Heroku with S3

So Ghost has quickly become a very cool blogging platform that not only looks great but is also very quick and lean, not to mention the fact that is supports the AMP project right out of the box. On top of all of that, you can run it for FREE cheap on Heroku. Heroku...
Brief Primer on Python VIRTUALENV

Brief Primer on Python VIRTUALENV

So lately I have been digging into learning Python for work and pleasure, and probably the FIRST tool that I had to come to grips with was virtualenv. The problem was that in order to learn it, I had to either READTHEDOCS(.com) or go through a tutorial. Reading docs...