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Jul/14

Creating ls command in Windows

Create a ls.bat file with the contents: dir %1 the %1 is the parameters passed into the command so that you can do ls My Documents or just ls. There are different places to put the ls.bat file but as … Continue reading

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Jul/14

Reduce SSD Wear By Moving Windows Temporary Files Cache To RAM Disk

Overview Temporary files used by Windows can be moved to a RAM disk to improve speed as well as Go here to see how to create a RAM Disk. Drawbacks As with most things there is a compromise. RAM Disk … Continue reading

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Jul/14

Reduce SSD Wear By Moving Firefox Cache To RAM Disk

Overview It’s known that SSD have limited amount of read / writes similar to USB memory sticks. Drives usually come over provisioned so there are plenty of spare space to replace the bad sectors but it’s inevitable it will need … Continue reading

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Jun/14

Vagrant And DigitalOcean On Ubuntu

Overview Vagrant is a piece of software which allows (re)creation of virtual environments. By default it supports VirtualBox but other “providers” can also be used such as Amazon Web Services, VMware, etc. Vagrant creates virtual machines with specific resources and … Continue reading

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Jun/14

Install Node / NPM On Ubuntu 14.04

Overview Node is fairly new and is constantly improving. With Ubuntu LTS, the repository versions tend to stay the same version and only changing for patches. This doesn’t help with fast changing software like node.js so a manual install gets … Continue reading

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Jun/14

Install Latest Ruby On Ubuntu

Go to https://gorails.com/ and go to the setup section. The site has step by step to install a Ruby environment.

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Jun/14

Create RAM Disk In Windows

Overview One of the best investments (and performance boast) is to get an SSD drive which will speed up load times by a lot. There is, however an even fast technology which is RAM Disk. What Is RAM Disk? RAM … Continue reading

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Jun/14

Github Permission Denied

I was trying to push to Github and got the following error: debug1: No more authentication methods to try. Permission denied (publickey). In the above case make sure a new SSH key exists by checking there are files in ~/.ssh … Continue reading