Certificates in AWS GovCloud

I’m a lazy dude. When developing cloud solutions for cheap in AWS clouds, it’s very easy to obtain Let’s Encrypt free ACME certificates. In AWS GovCloud, it can be a little harder when building to scale. For my use case, a customer requires internal TLS connections at all endpoints, free, and use a wildcard. With AWS ACM certificates, the private key data cannot be exposed to services. Apps should probably terminate TLS a the LB

April 3, 2023 · 1 min · 75 words · Ben Welch

Pentoo on SteamDeck

Pentoo on Steam Deck Installation Notes If using Rufus, remember to use “MBR”, not “GPT” scheme (SteamDeck limitation, not Pentoo) Display Orientations Change screen orientation in current boot: xrandr -o right Orient touch screen in current boot: xinput set-prop "FTS3528:00 2808:1015" --type=float "Coordinate Transformation Matrix" 0 1 0 -1 0 1 0 0 1 Look for FTS3528:00, for me it was the last item under “Virtual core pointer” Core Transformation explained https://wiki....

April 3, 2023 · 1 min · 103 words · Ben Welch

SteamOS for Conferencing

Description These are steps taken to help enable a SteamDeck for use in conferencing where a modern web browser, Zoom, and a Smart Card are required. Setup user password If no user level password has been set yet, configure one now. By default, there is no password passwd https://www.reddit.com/r/SteamDeck/comments/tdggrm/comment/i0kaskz/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3 Switch Firefox to community maintained Firefox as provided in SteamOS is locked down and limited on execution. For enabling use with Smart Card libraries, a version installed and managed at the OS level (outside of a jail or sandbox) is required....

April 3, 2023 · 2 min · 365 words · Ben Welch