A *nix systems infrastructure engineer and sysadmin; obsessive geek, advocate of open-source, and patient coffee brewer.


Occassionally I will write log entries related to technology, security, free and open source software, and tips or tricks that I have found useful.

Microblogging can be found on mastodon or twitter.


Some of the code that I write or use can be found in repositories on my git server or on gitlab/github.


If you would like to reach out my addresses are:

  • root <at> pyratebeard <dot> net
  • pyratebeard <at> protonmail <dot> com

For more direct contact message me on IRC:

You can also connect with me on telegram and wire under the handle 'pyratebeard'.


If you would like to communicate securely my PGP key can be found here, or incant:

curl | gpg --import
7A8E 129D BE67 9DAB AEB3 37C5 C787 7C71 5113 A16D

Identity proof can be found on keybase.