Mirrors

I have one dedicated server with quite large nvme hard drives, but relatively poor resources - (1.2tb in mirrored raid, but only 32g of ram). I decided to make use of free storage and bandwidth and setup some mirror servers. archlinux @ mirror.sfinae.tech I find archlinux a relatively stable rolling release linux distribution. I am using it continuously on a few machines (thinkpad x200 and other old lenovo laptop). I setup mirror of packages, repositories and iso images of this distributions.

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Parallels Tools breaks compilation

In my workflow I use a linux vm running on parallels desktop. Parallels gives quite good stability and efficiency. It is well integrated with os, so I can just poweroff computer and my vm is also gently turned off (not poweroff like in vbox). I don’t need a backup of whole machine in time machine (macos backup tool), so I put my workdir on host os and attached it to vm using parallels tools shared directories.

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