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Feb/19

Install Gnome Shell Extensions System Monitor on Ubuntu 18.04

Overview With Ubuntu 18.04 LTS switching back to Gnome as the desktop manager from Unity, it means it can take advantage of Gnomes features that replaced unities such as system monitor in the dock. Minimum Install Open the gnome terminal … Continue reading

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Jan/19

Everyday Carry – Extended 2019

Overview This is an update to the extended layer in my Everyday Carry (EDC). The concept and use of the extended layer remains the same i.e builds on top of the core layer designed to last up to a day … Continue reading

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Dec/18

WordPress Search Does Not Include Tags

By default the WordPress out of the box search does not include tags in posts. It seems a bit odd not to include them as it’s purpose is additional meta data for filtering purposes. This was easily fixed by installing … Continue reading

3

Dec/18

Boot From Grub

Overview When you get the grub command prompt: grub > It means something went wrong with the grub boot leader whether it was not installed properly or it cannot find your hard drive to boot into the OS. From this … Continue reading

6

Nov/18

Time Tracking With Toggl

Overview First step of continuous improvement (or just improvement in general) is monitoring and what better way to do this than to track time. Time is relevant to everything and a good way to see where it goes. When someone … Continue reading

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Sep/18

Manually Setting Up Webserver Time Trial

Overview In this day and age, setting up a server is a non event with cloud computing. I am currently behind in setting things up manually and scripts rather than using a tool. I have dabbled in Vagrant and Chef. … Continue reading

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Sep/18

HAProxy Redirect Unknown Subdomains

Overview It’s possible to redirect non configured sub domains to a different error message rather than a default or error 503 which is a server side error. Edit /etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg and add the following to the default frontend: default_backend no-match Then … Continue reading

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Aug/18

Ubuntu to Alpine Docker Images

I did a quick test and switched the base OS in a docker image which I use for backing up MySQL database and the size difference is amazing! Going from Ubuntu 18:04 to Alpine latest (version) means the combined OS … Continue reading