Torrent as a counter-tool for MegaCorps and Monopolies (and grandpas), pt.1: In the name of money

Note: This article received 115 revisions and it’s two years old (updated though). Pardon me for some unconformities and typos. Contact me for corrections here Some random thoughts about torrenting…Note: This article received 115 revisions and it’s two years old (updated though). Pardon me for some unconformities and typos. Contact me for corrections here Some […]

Split large FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV files from CUE sheets – split2flac tool

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Music Junky's Complete Guide

Splitting large flac audio files according to a .cue sheet can be a great pain in the ass in 99.99% of the cases. I just found an awesome command-line tool…Splitting large flac audio files according to a .cue sheet can be a great pain in the ass in 99.99% of the cases. I just found […]

Change mysql collation from latin to utf8 – all tables and all columns

Change mysql collation from latin* to utf8 can be done by simply stop being a lazy bastard and, take the time to change the default mysql collation for the new…Change mysql collation from latin* to utf8 can be done by simply stop being a lazy bastard and, take the time to change the default mysql […]

Batch Watermark photos with imageMagick script

ImageMagick is an awesome image manipulation tool. It provides an command-line API for literally hundreds of functionalities related to image editing. Every now and then I need to apply watermarks…ImageMagick is an awesome image manipulation tool. It provides an command-line API for literally hundreds of functionalities related to image editing. Every now and then I […]

Observium – Rename existing devices

In case you have a lot of devices monitored by observium and for a reason (a hypervisor migration maybe?) you need to change servers’ hostnames, observium, at the time being,…In case you have a lot of devices monitored by observium and for a reason (a hypervisor migration maybe?) you need to change servers’ hostnames, observium, […]

ssh refused: sshd[2444]: userauth_pubkey: key type ssh-dss not in PubkeyAcceptedKeyTypes [preauth]

If you just upgraded Ubuntu 15.04/10 to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (or otherwise upgraded OpenSSH from v6.9 to v7.0 you may be getting the ssh refusal because of changes in OpenSSH…. If you just upgraded Ubuntu 15.04/10 to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (or otherwise upgraded OpenSSH from v6.9 to v7.0 you may be getting the ssh refusal […]

Fix nethogs ‘creating socket failed while establishing local IP’

As it’s not available in repo nor PPA you need to build it (it is really easy and quickly done). Fetch and extract

Install dependencies and build

Check…As it’s not available in repo nor PPA you need to build it (it is really easy and quickly done). Fetch and extract

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Install dependencies […]

Handlebars ifequal helper

Handlebars.js  {{#if}} helper lacks of equality condition. In cases where some logic should be put inside the template, some folks prefer to override it. But instead of overriding {{#if}} helper, and taking my chances to break…Handlebars.js  {{#if}} helper lacks of equality condition. In cases where some logic should be put inside the template, some folks prefer to override it. But instead of overriding {{#if}} helper, and taking […]

swap file on

Create a permanent swap file equal to RAM bytes

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Messing with the Swap

Create a permanent swap file equal to RAM bytes. Yeah I know this is the lazy admin talking, but the inside wants out …Create a permanent swap file equal to RAM bytes. Yeah I know this is the lazy admin talking, but the inside wants out …

swap file on

Swap file on! Only when you need it…

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Messing with the Swap

So here’s a quick snippet to turn on swap on a file, even after OS installation, temporarily. At line one notice the file size is 4G . Modify it to…So here’s a quick snippet to turn on swap on a file, even after OS installation, temporarily. At line one notice the file size is 4G […]

Boostnote is the new kickass note taking app for programmers

Boostnote  is an open-source note taking app especially designed for programmers. Build up with Electron framework, previously known as atom shell – atom’s editor engine, make it the ultimate free…Boostnote  is an open-source note taking app especially designed for programmers. Build up with Electron framework, previously known as atom shell – atom’s editor engine, make […]