Prolonging eMMC Life Span with Proxmox VE

Since my blog on installing Proxmox VE on eMMC, there’s been a lot of discussion over the Internet on this. I suspect that Proxmox decided not to include eMMCs in their hardware options by design, ...

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My automated Daily Health Report infrastructure

Back in the days when the Zero COVID policy was prevailing, our university introduced a Daily Health Report system. Students and faculty were mandated to submit a daily online form detailing their ...

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Overengineering Advent of Code 2022

Advent of Code (Wikipedia, link) is an annual event that releases a programming puzzle every day from December 1 to December 25. It’s a great chance to learn a new language or practice your skills.

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Taking the 24 puzzle game to the next level

The 24 game is a classic math game where players try to arrange 4 integers into 24 using basic arithmetics (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Thanks to its popularity, it’s now a...

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Centralized Linux authentication with OpenLDAP

LDAP, the #1 way to get your graduation delayed (as has always been the meme around Tsinghua University), is every SysAdmin’s dream tool for their servers. As mighty as its rumors fly, LDAP takes t...

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