How to Update Ghost on DigitalOcean Managed by Serverpilot

How to Update Ghost on DigitalOcean Managed by Serverpilot

UPDATE 5/3/18: The following information is no longer valid. Ghost has since introduced a command line tool for installing and updating their software. I will, however, leave this information here for historical purposes. While I’m in love with Ghost, one thing I definitely believe could be improved is the upgrade process. Because of how nice …

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Fixing Ghost’s Default Casper Theme

Fixing Ghost’s Default Casper Theme

As mentioned a post or two ago, I’ve switched from Hugo to Ghost. And I’m in love with it. Writing posts in Ghost’s markdown window is beautifully simple, and I’d actually forgotten how much I missed authoring a blog post via a web interface (as opposed to a text editor/command window.) It’s not that I …

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SysAdmin Commands, Tips, and Tricks

SysAdmin Commands, Tips, and Tricks

Thought I haven’t been in the System Administration space for too long, I’ve learned a number of tips, tricks, and shortcuts that I use almost on the daily. I’ve compiled a list of my most common. Remotely Enable RDP So you just set up a new desktop/server, you get back to your desk, but now …

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Runtime Error: No such interface supported

Runtime Error: No such interface supported

You know those errors that you just can’t seem to find the answer to, no matter how much you peruse Google? This was one of them. I use an Excel macro that takes some entered information, and then e-mails it to a specific list of individuals. While this script has worked time and time again, …

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Webscraping with Powershell

Webscraping with Powershell

Webscraping often becomes a touchy subject in regards to the legality of the whole thing. Obviously, stealing/scraping copyrighted content and claiming it as your own crosses those boundaries, but it can also provide some great benefits when done within legal limits. A few months back, I was shopping for a new car and found myself …

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Do…until Process Killed — Powershell

Do…until Process Killed — Powershell

I really enjoy using powershell to automate processes. One thing I repeatedly find myself doing is wanting to run (or not run) a specific piece of code until a program or service has terminated. This little snippet is extremely simple, but does the job. If a given process is detected, it will continue to loop …

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Launch Sublime Text from Mac Terminal

Launch Sublime Text from Mac Terminal

Often times, I find myself navigating through folder structures via the terminal, and need to browse to that specific location via text editor. Sure, there are options like vi, but I prefer the GUI. In the past, I would have to open up the Sublime Text app (my editor of choice), then go “File” –> …

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