Monthly Archives: June 2015

Back to the Code

After a lot of posts talking about Linux admin (why!?) I thought it was time to do a code review. From today’s job interview. What’s wrong with the following function? Seems like an innocuous bit of code, doesn’t it? Yet

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Cool Message of the day on Amazon Linux

If you want a cool banner showing the machine ID on your Amazon linux box on EC2, then here is how I’ve achieved it. You’ll need to install “figlet” using Then all you need to do is create the following

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