Jammy, don’t snap at me!

Posted on Fri 19 August 2022 in hints-and-kinks • Tagged with Ubuntu, Firefox • 2 min read

The current Ubuntu LTS release, 22.04 “Jammy Jellyfish”, tries to force a snap-installed Mozilla Firefox on you. I’m not a fan of that approach.

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Containers: Just Because Everyone Else is Doing Them Wrong, Doesn't Mean You Have To

Posted on Sun 21 February 2016 in blog • Tagged with LXC, Containers, Ubuntu, Ansible • 8 min read

The recent CVE-2015-7547 vulnerability in glibc exposed a common antipattern in container management. Here’s what you can do to avoid it, and instead adopt a container management pattern that will preserve your sanity and enable you to react to critical issues in minutes.

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