Troubleshooting Windows Subsystem for Linux and SSH

The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is one of the best features on Windows 10. It makes development so much easier than it used to be but still has a few hiccups. Kinda like Linux, some things don’t “just work.” One pesky thing is getting SSH to work with a keypair file from WSL. This post details how to get SSH working on WSL.

Kafkacat Amazon Workspace

Below are some notes on getting kafkacat installed on an Amazon workspace with admin access. The commands listed on the GitHub page will not work without a little preparation. A Linux Amazon Workspace image is based on Amazon Linux. Attempts to use a package manager like yum go through a plugin, amzn_workspaces_filter_updates. This filter only […]