How to setup Minikube with KVM on Solus
Setting up Minikube required a little bit of trial and error on my part under Solus when trying to use the KVM2 driver. This guide provides repeatable instructions to successfully install Minikube with KVM.
How to setup Docker on Solus
While you won’t get a package file from Docker directly, the Solus Project’s
eopkg command makes setting up Docker easy enough.
How to use Docker for Node.js development
There are a couple aspects of Node.js that make using Docker for development somewhat difficult. The primary difficulties come from dependency differences based on environment and a long running server process during development.
Copy large directory from Docker Image to host
When using Docker for development, it’s often necessary to bind mount directories from your host into your container. However, you’ll run into problems if your image contains files your host doesn’t (such as a node_modules directory). When that happens, you’ll need to get the files from your image into your host before you start your container with the mount.
Kill all non-Kubernetes containers in Docker
At work we’re using Kubernetes with Docker for Mac on our local development environments—which has been amazing. However, devs often end up with dangling non-Kubernetes containers hanging around (from terminals being accidentally closed or VS Code reloads) keeping expensive Docker bind mounts around. This is a command I chained together to cleanup these extra containers without disturbing those in the Kubernetes deployment.
Omit commands from history in Linux
If you’ve ever ran commands on the command line that contain secure or sensitive information you certainly don’t want those commands recorded in your history.
Using Gzip to create .gz files
Compressing files from the terminal doesn’t need to be a magical combination of options. Learn all the basics of Gzip with examples.
Docker for development: or how I learned to stop worrying and love onboarding
Onboarding new developers is time consuming and hard. Everyone has unique quirks on their machine from past software/configuration they’ve installed, removed, or overridden that makes creating consistent environment setup guides an absolute nightmare. This is how I overcame many of the issues—and you can too—by adopting Docker for development.