At the end of 2014 I switched to Arch Linux from OS X. I’d though about making the switch before, and for the first time everything lined up to make it so. All of the programs I used on a daily basis would run fine or had solid alternatives available. I had to give up a few programs I only used occasionally, and for the most part they haven’t been missed.
- This post is here for historical reasons. Don’t use this. 3DES via openssl is not considered secure. Backing Up Dotfiles After hearing about it for months on Security Now, I finally decided to give Carbonite a try. I’d been trying to decide between CrashPlan and Carbonite for far too long and the fact that Carbonite supports a pod cast I enjoy finally put me over the edge. Carbonite, like many other automated backup solutions, doesn’t provide support for dotfiles.
- I am not affiliated in any way with Rack Space or OpsCode, I’m just a user that loves the flexibility it offers me. I am a LAMP stack developer that uses Ubuntu. What is Chef? Chef is an open source configuration management tool written primarily in Ruby. Chef is a tool used for DevOps that allows for the provisioning and creation of cloud services and servers using ruby and JSON.