Keybase (Electron App) won’t run on Fedora 33 / 34 / 35+

Well just like troubleshooting the problem with Chia Light Wallet not starting on Fedora 35 for me, it looks like Keybase suffers an almost identical problem and both are Electron-based applications. Following the Linux Install Instructions on the Keybase site, you’ll: Install the RPM Execute the run_keybase command OPTIONAL: Run the new Keybase desktop shortcut: … Read more

Chia Light Wallet (Electron App) won’t load on Fedora 33 / 34 / 35+

The Chia Network has officially released a Beta of the Chia Light Wallet (scroll to bottom of the download page). Up until now everyone has either been using the Wallet directly integrated to their Chia Node (the default Chia software you run to Harvest or Plot), Nucle, Goby or Arbor (although I don’t recommend this … Read more

How to remove a disk from a Dell PowerEdge PERC H710-managed RAID0 array in Ubuntu without restarting

Finding the answer to this took me forever for 2 reasons: Dell has never supported Ubuntu super well – it’s “left up to the community” so relying on their official repos for installing command line utilities is a bust or outdated by a half-decade. I constantly found information on EXPANDING an array or REPLACING a … Read more

How to figure out if a disk is attached to local SATA ports or part of a JBOD array over an HBA card in Linux (Ubuntu)

If you followed my big write-up about installing an HBA card for the first time in Linux, then you probably know where this post is going. In my particular setup (Chia Farming) – I have 6x SATA HD’s in the main enclosure and another 12x in an external enclosure. The host machine sees ALL of … Read more

Linux (Ubuntu), ASUS Z590, LSI 9201-16e HBA Card and how the hell you get it all working together

I hope to save you a lot of time if you are new to the world of HBA cards and external drive enclosures. Quick Reference You might run across the phrases “HBA Adapter” or “RAID Card” used interchangeably in forums and posts – they aren’t necessarily interchangeable terms but are highly related, so the nuances … Read more

Bitcoin is Time

If you are in awe at the innovation happen in the blockchain space, I can’t recommend strongly enough to take your time and read Gigi’s article “Bitcoin is Time“. They strike me as a writer that is just as much a master of pros as an “artistic historian” of the subject as well – carrying … Read more