Tag Archives: bash

Network monitoring #1: Server temperatures, MQTT and Bash

It’s always a good idea to know the state of the machines on your network. Plus, I’m a geek, and messing around with data appeals to me. One metric I especially like to keep an eye on is CPU temperature. Why? Why not? I’ve recently got into InfluxDB and Grafana, and that’s the way all future projects will be going…. Read more »

Quicktip: Setting paths on macOS

Setting the PATH environment variable should be a simple thing. But, for whatever reason, various flavours of *nix seem to have made it wilfully complex. I recently tidied up how paths are set on my iMac, running macOS 10.14, aka Mojave. And as this blog is basically my lab notebook, I thought I’d share. First, I use Bash as my… Read more »