Ken Muse

New and Improved

New and Improved

Time to add some new usability features to this blog. The site now supports RSS feeds for the various categories and tags, making it easier to keep up with areas of interest!

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Marking Workspaces Safe with Dotfiles

Marking Workspaces Safe with Dotfiles

There are many ways to automate the process of marking directories as "safe" to avoid the "detected dubious ownership in repository" message. Last week, I discussed how to modify the devcontainer.json. This week, let's see an alternative using Dotfiles.

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Avoiding Dubious Ownership in Dev Containers

Avoiding Dubious Ownership in Dev Containers

It's always best to run containers with the least privileges required. Unfortunately, that may result in Git operations that fail with the message "detected dubious ownership in repository". The trick to eliminating this is quite simple …

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Dev Containers and AWS Credentials

Dev Containers and AWS Credentials

Did you know it's possible to share your AWS credentials between your host computer and your Dev Containers? Once again we explore the power of using mounts in Dev Containers.

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Dev Containers and node_modules

Dev Containers and node_modules

If you've ever worked with Node.js, you've dealt with the joy which is node_modules. Thousands of files slowly churning on your hard drive. Even more slowly if you're trying to delete them. Want to make them easier to manage? Learn how Dev Containers can help.

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