Hi, I'm JP.

You probably already figured that out, huh?
I’m just some dork from the internet. Here you'll find random musings about my experiences in 3D printing, homelab as a hobby, and other stuff.
You can click the little menu button over there in the top right to see some pages, or just browser through some posts I've made down below, too.

Mass Effect Lengendary Edition (PC) Autosave History

I recently published a new Powershell script to help MELE players automatically convert the singular autosave file to regular saves to help avoid the dreaded "oh crap I have to replay 2 hours of content just because I clicked too fast and made the wrong decision" problems. You can find it here: https://github.com/jp-powers/MELE-AutoSave-History

The script is pretty well commented throughout and it's actually pretty simple, but I figured I'd talk through some of the history and ideas a bit in the Read more here.

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Multi-Platform IPMI Fan Control via Fan Curve

So, after a lot of bouncing around on other people's tools I made my own. You can find it here: https://github.com/jp-powers/fan-control

The purpose is a singular system to provide a "service based" fan controller for IPMI interfaces on TrueNAS Core, Proxmox, and pfSense. It works against all three OS's, and against Dell Gen 8 iDRAC or Supermicro Gen 10 systems. It could work against others without any work but that's what I've tested against.

Below the read more is some further details and thoughts.

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Building a Dedicated Valheim Server on Ubuntu Server 20.04

In the last couple of weeks Valheim has been growing in popularity at a rapid pace, and a few folks at work and myself definitely jumped on the viking themed bandwagon. I decided to spin up a quick VM on my home server to create a dedicated server. While doing it I noticed there isn't a ton of great documentation on the way I did it, so I figured why not do it myself.

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Creating a Publii Site on Digital Ocean

Since I converted over to Publii from Wordpress recently, I figured now was a good time to do a quick little write up on how I went about it. It could be much more cheaply and easily done than what I did with most "simple hosting" providers, but for $6 per month I can use a simple Digital Ocean Droplet, with automated backups, which I can maintain full control of the system, so it's worth it to me.

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