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Flatcar Container Linux on Raspberry Pi

Flatcar Container Linux recently announced the Stable support for ARM64. Perfectly timed! I had a Raspberry Pi 4 lying around and had just ordered a few more to set up a home lab during the holidays. The newer Pis are yet to arrive, so better utilize the time writing a walkthrough on how to use Flatcar Container Linux on your Pis. Hardware Requirements Goes without saying, a Raspberry Pi 4 Form of storage, either USB and/or SD card....

2021-12-25 · 6 min · Sayan Chowdhury

Love Boredom

I was talking to Jason today, discussing aspects of life and building habits. Last week was pretty rough, devoid of motivation to maintain my habits. To which he said to me, “to fall in love with boredom” and passed me a couple of blog post from James Clear. How to Fall in Love With Boredom and Unlock Your Mental Toughness How to Stay Focused When You Get Bored Working Toward Your Goals Lessons on Success and Deliberate Practice from Mozart, Picasso, and Kobe Bryant The first blog was one I could relate to in an instant....

2021-02-21 · 2 min · Sayan Chowdhury

git config

Git comes with this handy tool that let’s you manage your Git configuration with ease. Configuration Levels --local (Default) Local configuration values are stored and managed at the repository level. The values are stored in a file found in the repo’s .git directory: .git/config If you are planning to set some configuration only to be used by the specific repo you are in, then go ahead with using --local....

2020-05-02 · 3 min · Sayan Chowdhury

Force git to use git:// instead of https://

I’m an advocate of using SSH authentication and connecting to services like Github, Gitlab, and many others. I do make sure that the use the git:// URL while cloning the repo but sometimes I do make mistake of using the https:// instead. Only to later realise when git prompts me to enter my username to authenticate the SSH connection. This is when I have to manually reset my git remote URL....

2019-07-28 · 1 min · Sayan Chowdhury

Kubernetes Day India 2019, Bangalore

I returned to another conference with the jetlag of another conference, FOSSASIA but this conference was something I was very eagerly waiting to attend. Why? Well there are a couple of reasons, but the main reason for which I bought the ticket was to listen to Liz Rice in person. The other reason was to see and meet the growing community of Kubernetes in Bangalore. 23rd March 2019, I woke up early morning and left along with Sayani, and Saptak to this place quite outside of Bangalore....

2019-03-26 · 2 min · Sayan Chowdhury