Category: IT

Switching to Linux

This has been a long time coming, with a lot of preparation and research involved, but it’s finally time. I’m switching to Linux for my everyday computing after using Windows almost exclusively on the desktop for the majority of my life. I’ll explain a bit more about why, but if you’re just curious about my new setup, here it is:


Restic backups with secure secret storage

I’ve been using restic for backups for a few months now, and there are a lot of great resources out there to get started setting that up. However, most tutorials will have you store application keys and passwords in plaintext, which is not ideal from a security standpoint. I spent some time figuring out a better way, and I’m sharing what I discover on Github!