Setting up Arch Linux from scratch in 2021

Few days back my long time running system broke due to some inconsistent package and I was forced to reinstall Arch. There are many tutorials and how-to pages to do so, but I found none to be exhaustive or seemless, so I decided to write my own. Here are the steps to install Arch Linux from scratch Make a bootable drive Download Arch Linux from here If using Windows, download Rufus and create a bootable drive....

March 14, 2021 · 5 min · wilspi

Save the production with Nginx hack

Quick nginx hack to save your production web server in case the web service starts crashing. If you have been working in a production environment, you know at certain times your web service can crash due to some unknown reason (code failure). It will take some time to do the RCA and fix the issue. A quick hack is to have multiple web services running on different ports resp. that can take the load off if any of them goes down....

March 12, 2020 · 2 min · wilspi