Powerline Font Issue

I am using Powerline in my terminals and had an issue with the font. After messing with it I realize I was using a font that has not been patched for Powerline. I changed the gnome-terminal font from “Fira Mono Regular”to “DejaVu Sans Mono Book” and it worked. My steps…

Python Tar Backup and Purge

While I was working on a related project to use python to write to cloud object storage and the logic around purging; I jotted down some quick and dirty code here for my reference to build on. Normally I would recommend using the excellent restic program but in this case…

AWS Storage Gateway Test

I recently wanted to take a quick look at the File Gateway. It is described as “Store files as objects in Amazon S3, with a local cache for low-latency access to your most recently used data.” I tried it on Virtualbox using the Vmware ESXi Image they offer. Steps: Download…