An easy way to parameterize a Vagrant file is to use environment variables. You simply need to export a variable and then refer to it in the Vagrant file with the following syntax.
Export the variable:
Sample Vagrant file that reads the exported variable
# -*- mode: ruby -*-
# vi: set ft=ruby :
Vagrant.configure("2") do |config|
config.vm.box = "debian/bullseye64"
config.vm.box_version = "11.20221219.1"
config.vm.network "forwarded_port", guest: 22, host: ENV['SSH_PORT']
→ Continue reading “Using Environment Variables in a Vagrant File”
If you want to dynamically define and export variable names in Bash here is the TLDR;
# Define the name of the variable
# Declare it and export it
declare -gx "$key"="some-value"
To then access that value via a dynamically generated variable name
# Create a variable that contains the variable name
# Read the value
Read the man page for
declare for more details and read this article for a really good explanation and further examples.→ Continue reading “Declaring, Exporting, and Reading Dynamic Variables in Bash”
Make 3 cups of cooked barley ahead of time and have it on hand when cooking the soup.
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 leeks, diced
- 3 carrots, diced
- 1 bulb fennel, sliced thin (1 cup)
- 1 (15 ounce) can no-salt added diced tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon Herbes de Provence
- 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
- 2 (15 ounce) cans white beans,rinsed and drained
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 4 ounces
→ Continue reading “Bean and Barley Leek Soup”
It’s cooked all day in the slow cooker and is great for a cold day. Top with bacon, cheese, and green onions for the ultimate potato soup. Prep Time: 10 mins, cook time: 5 hours
- 1(80 oz.) bag frozen hash-brown potatoes (I used cubed)
- 2 (14 0z.) cans chicken broth (see Note)
- 1(10.75 oz.) can cream of chicken soup
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper (more to taste)
- 1 (80z) package cream cheese (softened)
- Optional Toppings:
→ Continue reading “Potato Soup Slow Cooker Recipe”
I was trying to run a Debian, Linux, guest on a Windows 11 Enterprise host with virtualization enabled for the VMWare Linux guest so that I could install minikube. Minikube requires running a VM on the host on which minikube is running, so essentially, a VM within a VM.
After enabling the “Virtualize Intel VT-x/EPT or AMD-V/RVI” setting and attempting to boot the VM it indicated that this configuration was not supported on this platform.
After quite a bit of → Continue reading “[SOLVED] ‘Virtualized Intel VT-x/EPT is not supported on this platform. Continue without virtualized Intel VT-x/EPT’ on Windows 11 host”
Sometimes you will want to ensure that a file is sourced instead of executed. This ensures, among other things, that any environment variables that the script defines remain in your current shell after the script completes.
To do so, use the following to check whether the file was sourced or run in a sub-shell
(return 0 2/dev/null) && sourced=1 || sourced=0
Bash allows return statements only from functions and in a scripts top level scope IF it → Continue reading “How to check if a file is sourced in Bash”