My primary work and development environment is Linux. Ubuntu on machines with desktops, Debian on servers.
On Ubuntu machines one of the first things I set up is tilda, which gives me a Quake-style terminal: available all the time, starts hidden, and displays across the top half of my primary monitor on a global hotkey (I use F1). I think the built-in tabs are kind of ugly so I really go nuts and run a GNU screen session inside it0. Tilda means I always have a terminal available, no matter what virtual desktop I'm on or what I'm doing.
Valheim is an open-world survival game. You play as a dead Viking warrior that Odin has resurrected to kill some baddies. There's almost no introduction or tutorial. You just get dumped, naked, onto a procedurally-generated continent, and have to figure everything out from there.
It's great. I've put over 800 hours into it.
Valheim runs on the Unity game engine, which means it's infinitely modifiable. I play with a couple mods, nothing serious, just a few “make farming marginally faster” and “reduce rage when things fall into the water” tweaks. I also use a mod that organizes the many game world servers I frequent, since the built-in server organization tooling is (was, really) non-existent. The mod is called QuickConnect, and it gives me a nice set of buttons that will connect and authenticate me to all my servers.
With a recent game update to Valheim, that authentication bit fell over. Not to worry, thunk I, for I am a ✨programmer✨.
Mail-in-a-Box comes configured with a Munin installation. I'd never really touched it beyond browsing the graphs and hmmm-ing sagely, but as I was moving a bunch of other servers around I realized that Munin is intended to aggregate monitoring from a whole network, not just one server. I had five servers scattered around doing things like hosting websites and serving Steam games, so hooking them up to a monitoring hub seemed like a win.
Let's just get down to brass tacks. Writefreely has a setup guide, and somebody named Karlwrapped it all up into a Dockerfile. I borrowed heavily from both resources to end up here. I'm not putting my configs in a nice repository to share because they're probably terrible and should not be used by anyone, but they seem to be working so I'll talk about them.