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Vagrant Alpine Linux

Last update: 2 years ago Tag : vagrant, alpine, rails  Comments

Wow, almost nine months dude... Why vagrant and not docker? I'm using Mavericks, dude, and love simplicity, just one box and no setting, just vagrant up and ready. I use docker for another things, just not for my local development... Why Alpine? Why not the popular Ubuntu based box? Simple: Size and resource consumption. Alpine linux ....

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Javsacript Decompression

Last update: 2 years ago Tag : javascript, compression, D3, SVG, JSON  Comments

Well many of you surely have already heard a lot about minify, or compressing assets (js,css) into a one file. Now, I have a big data file, more than 1MB, I consider it pretty big in the browser arena. The data is in JSON or SVG format, so minify doesn't reduce the size significantly. Otherwise, a simple ZIP or BZIP2 can reduce the size very well,....

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Forgot MacBook Firmware Password?

Last update: 2 years ago Tag : OSX, macbook, firmware, password protected  Comments

Okay, here is what going on.... You've just installed a brand new Mac OSX, complete with recovery partition. One more reading, and you'd have to enter the recovery, maybe to disable some "rootless" thing, and for sure, you've just password protect your firmware also. Some days went without problem, but suddenly you need to change boot order....

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Openmeetings Systemd Unit

Last update: 3 years ago Tag : systems, arch, linux, virtual box, openmeetings  Comments

Systemd is now everywhere, ranging from RedHat to Ubuntu, from Debian to Arch. Running a simple script at boot time is not an easy task anymore. For years I just put a line or two into rc.local file and it's all good to go. Recently I've installed openmeetings in a arch virtual machine. All is running well, until I needed to make it automatically ....

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Markdown in Rails

Last update: 3 years ago Tag : ruby, rails, markdown  Comments

These days I was busy relearning again [Ruby on Rails][rails], luckily there are quite a lot of free resources, and paid service as well, to begin with. One I found interesting, a pragmatic and very target oriented material, is [Code for Startup][code4startup]. Within a couple of hours, my rails app is deployed on [heroku], using my sub domain: [r....

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