Installing Azure CLI to Chromebook

I was asked to contribute to a white-paper for Azure container services and as part of that task I naturally wanted to install the CLI. No problem to do so on Linux and Windows, but I encountered some problems when doing so for Termux and Chromebook. This post details how to resolve the issue on a Chromebook or other locked down environment.

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.NET Core SDK on Debian Testing

Installing .NET Core SDK on Debian Testing tl;dr install missing packages libicu52, libssl1.0.0 and liblttng-ust0 downgrade curl to stable release 7.38.0-4+deb8u5 Update 6/11/2017:- Accidentally released the hold on curl/libcurl3, and dotnet command still works. I think that libcurl3 is only used when downloading framework and can be reset when done. As part of a series of posts on deploying .NET Core applications to GKE, I had to install .NET Core SDK to my Debian laptop and make it work correctly. [Read More]


I responded to my first Profinder request earlier today, and I am curious to see how well it works in practice. Seems like people simply fill in a form with a few key items, and LinkedIn mines it’s database for matching profiles that have signed up for Profinder. I don’t know how well this will work out for development projects, as the details as provided by the potential client are not very detailed and I can see how there will be a lot of back and forth in order to create a realistic proposal, but I’m willing to give it a shot. [Read More]