Getting minikube up and running

After I’ve gotten podman running, I want to start using minikube: Looking at line 5, I see that starting minikube bombed. I must enable a non-root user like minikube to run podman. How do that? From line 6, I copy the suggestion, rolfedh ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/podman and open /etc/sudoers by using the visudo command, which…More

What’s the difference between Vale Server and Vale CLI?

With Vale Server, you can use Vale CLI’s style-checking capabilities in editors such as Visual Studio Code, Atom*, Sublime Text, Google Docs, and Chrome. On your system, you run Vale CLI and Vale Server. In your editor, you run a Vale client that connects to Vale Server and displays style feedback while you’re editing the…More

Installing Vale CLI

Vale CLI is a style linter you can use to improve your writing style. Here’s a quick oveview: What is the Vale CLI style checker. After you install Homebrew, which can be a little tricky, you install Vale CLI by running the brew install vale command: $ brew install vale ==> Downloading https://ghcr.io/v2/homebrew/core/vale/manifests/2.15.5 ######################################################################## 100.0% ==>…More

What is the Vale CLI style checker

Vale CLI is a free open-source style linter you can use to improve the quality of your writing. It’s somewhat like (but different from) the grammar and spell-checkers you find in Google Docs, Microsoft Word, or Grammarly. Unlike those tools, Vale is designed to work with simple text files that contain a variety of common…More

Installing Homebrew on Linux Mint and Ubuntu systems

Homebrew is a command line utility that makes installing software easier because it does a good job of installing any dependencies for you. Unfortunately, users sometimes run into trouble while installing Homebrew. Here, I show you how to perform the “default” installation that Homebrew recommends on the home page of its website. Open Terminal and…More

Diagrams-as-code for Kubernetes.io

Mermaid is a Javascript-based diagramming and charting tool that uses Markdown-inspired text definitions and a renderer to create and modify complex diagrams. The main purpose of Mermaid is to help documentation catch up with development. https://github.com/mermaid-js/mermaid In my recent interview with Tim Bannister, Tim encouraged contributors to create more diagrams for the Kubernetes docs based…More

Write Open Source podcast with Tim Bannister, CNCF Top Documentarian, on contributing to the Kubernetes.io documentation

To get the podcast on your favorite podcast listening app, visit https://anchor.fm/write-open-source/episodes/Tim-Bannister-on-contributing-to-the-Kubernetes-io-documentation-e1c3pdi Podcast summary Tim Bannister is a Consultant at The Scale Factory, London, England. Tim is also a technical lead for the Kubernetes’ documentation special interest group (SIG), which looks after the https://kubernetes.io/ website and documentation. Tim briefly describes the role of chairs and…More