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CNI for LXC

It’s now possible to use CNI (container networking interface) with lxc. Here is an example. This requires some recent upstream patches, so for simplicity let’s use the lxc packages for zesty in ppa:serge-hallyn/atom. Setup a zesty host with that ppa, … Continue reading

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Namespaced File Capabilities

Namespaced file capabilities As of this past week, namespaced file capabilities are available in the upstream kernel. (Thanks to Eric Biederman for many review cycles and for the final pull request) TL;DR Some packages install binaries with file capabilities, and … Continue reading

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Containers micro-conference

The deadline for the CFP for the containers microconference at Plumber’s is coming up next week. See https://discuss.linuxcontainers.org/t/containers-micro-conference-at-linux-plumbers-2017/262 for more information

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Outdoors laptop

i like to work outside, at a park, on the beach, etc. For years I’ve made do with regular laptops, but all those year’s I’ve really wanted an e-ink laptop to avoid the squinting and the headaches and the search … Continue reading

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Whither cgmanager

A few years ago we started the cgmanager project to address two issues: Simplify code in callers. Support safe delegation of cgroups to nested container managers. Historically, advice on where and how to mount cgroups was varied. As a result, … Continue reading

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Two worthwhile books

This past summer, we went to the local bookstore and picked up a copy of Jason R. Briggs’ “Python Programming for Kids” (No Starch Press). I had been looking for a fun kids’ programming book for a while, and decided … Continue reading

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Edbrowse

Earlier this year I was looking for minimalist browsers not based on webkit. While looking through the list at suckless.org, I ran across a new to me project called edbrowse, originally intended for use by blind users. Edbrowse is a … Continue reading

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