Configure SSH on an Arch Linux Server

Setting up Secure Shell (SSH) on a server is a somewhat daunting task. Configure SSH and the firewalls incorrectly and the machine will be left defenseless to malicious bots and individuals. Here, we will try to layout a basic setup, which will render the machine reasonably secure (baring any other changes) and enable SSH access. […]

Increasing Battery Life on an Arch Linux Laptop (ThinkPad T14s)

This week I received the latest 14in laptop from Lenovo, the T14s (AMD gen1). Below are some of the tweaks / setup I’ve done on my machine (and generally all my laptops) which typically increase the battery life (with no noticeable reduction in performance). The specs are as follows (Lenovo Thinkpad T14s): CPU – 8 […]

On Committing Suicide

Those that know me, know that I am both bold and resolute. I stand by my thoughts / comments, yet I attempt to keep an open mind, analyze a situation, self-reflect on any biases, and integrate feedback. I even go so far as to analyze my confidence level, see With that in mind. I […]