Aniruddha, one of our #Flatcar #linux #opensource contributors, wrote a great blog on their journey into the world of programming and technology. Read here: https://aniruddhab.home.blog/2022/05/05/dont-be-afraid-of-being-a-beginner/
Among his contributions to Flatcar is a significant improvement of our locksmith component (which is used to coordinate cluster-wide OS upgrades when the cluster lacks a native mechanism), relaxing our tight coupling to etcd and making it easier to use custom fleetlock-based back-ends (like airlock).
If you're a #linux plumber and haven't done it already, check out Lennart's #systemd sysext-by-example blog post: https://0pointer.net/blog/testing-my-system-code-in-usr-without-modifying-usr.html
Sysext offers a whole new dimension of flexibility for immutable OSes - we've been carefully integrating it with #Flatcar images composable. Basic sysext support is available in Alpha and Beta - here's how to use it: https://www.flatcar.org/docs/latest/provisioning/sysext/
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