It may sound weird to save /etc in some software like git, but let’s have a look why it does make sense: git is a revision control system that tracks changes and in case is able to revert them. Basically perfect for keeping track of our configuration files. You may not want to publish them on github as […]
My trusty and ol’ VMware server was serving me well since quite some time by now, but to be honest, RAM was always an issue on those boxes. 32 GB namely aren’t much. This time I got myself a late xmas present pushing some more RAM in. Quite cool to experience the boost due to less memory-over-commitment.
As I work at a brand new company which is currently being founded, we found out that the common CRM systems available don’t match our needs and due to the fact that I am able to code, I decided to hack it myself. I know, that’s big words, but to be honest, a system that fits our needs […]
When playing around with android phones it may happen that the setup wizard crashes and refuses to work. Not nice per se and quite annoying as it prevents us from testing and developing. As I always forget how to get around that issue, here’s how it’s done: adb shell settings put global setup_wizard_has_run 1 adb shell settings put […]
I’m running BareOS Backup on my network to backup all the data I want a crash to survive. Not a big deal honestly, but there’s one thing that really bugged me: My FreeNAS wasn’t running the Storage Daemon. My old way of mounting an NFS storage was more or less pure laziness which I had to clean up. […]
Tuesday github hailed me telling me that my password might have been in some logfile and it needs to be changed – two days later, same thing on Twitter. Both cases aren’t really to be taken too easy – and both companies did it well: transparent. I don’t want to say that it’s a good thing that companies […]