I am a long time UNIX system administrator and open source advocate. In recent years my primary focus as been on Linux & FreeBSD systems administration, networking, telecom, and SAN/storage management. I love building infrastructure, tying systems together, creating processes, and bringing people together in support of their technical efforts.

When I can, I try to contribute back to the open source projects either with patches, or by helping others in technical support forums.

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Getting started with Raspberry Pi Imager on a Mac.
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How my early interest in computers got me hooked on a career as a sysadmin and Linux fan.
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Gear up and get crackin' with awesome Ansible automation skills this year.
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Configuring his young daughters' computers with Ansible made it simple for this dad to manage the family's computers.
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Conda corrals everything you need for Ansible into a virtual environment and keeps it separate from your other projects.