development performance sysadmin

docker proxy image download

Docker doesn’t like me for some reason, and I often get really bad download speeds from my home IP address. One crude fix, is use an external server I can access as a SOCKS proxy. To do so, edit / create /etc/systemd/system/docker.service.d/http-proxy.conf and put in it : [Service] Environment=”HTTP_PROXY=socks5://localhost:8888″ Then, restart/reload systemd ( systemctl daemon-reload […]


docker-ce + Debian Buster + iptables

docker doesn’t work on Debian Buster by default, thanks to nft …


Automated twitter compilation up to 07 May 2017

Arbitrary tweets made by TheGingerDog up to 07 May 2017

linux sysadmin

adventures with cgroups for resource control

What? Control Groups aka cgroups – see the docsĀ . Resource control and monitoring. Some examples follow for throttling i/o speed(s) for a process control group (cgroup).