Teams Comes to Linux

As many of you know my primary machine for both work and fun is a Linux box. For most work related things I just use the VMWARE Horizon client to get what I need done in my normal work environment. The reality is that my life resembles a frantic split-brained set of efforts that require me to bounce between Slack and Teams and the native Linux guy (me) has gotten aggravated with the additional steps required by not having a native Teams client. Granted, its a small aggravation. But an aggravation nonetheless. Thankfully Microsoft released a native Teams client for both .Deb and .Rpm crowds. The elimination of small aggravations is like chocolate for the soul. You can find the …

Running your own private Certificate Authority + RFC8555 delivery

In announcement today via blog by Mike Malone, Small Step announced version v0.13.0 which will allow you to essentially build and run your own ACME based Certificate Authority. While I have not played with this yet, I can tell you that this is a functionality I have been looking for across a couple of personal projects. and conceptually the ability to automate and centralize some of this functionality is exciting. I am super excited to take a crack at this and see how well it works. That is once I get some free time from normal work activities. Just wanted to give a thumbs up shout out to the folks at Smallstep For more information, check out to the post …