Posts Tagged ‘ubuntu’

Setting up Ansible for MySQL

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

In this how to we’re going to manage in total 16 different LXC nodes on two different host machines. One of the two host machines will have the “master” nodes in the MySQL cluster, the other host machine will run the slave nodes we will replicate to from the master nodes.... Read More

Fixing the 1440 problem in phpMyAdmin and getting rid of password for sudo in Ubuntu 14.04

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Being timed out after 1440 seconds on your local dev machine is extremely annoying, here’s how to remedy that in two simple steps:... Read More

Faience Grey for Ubuntu 14.04

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

I just tried to use my old trusty Grey Reuben in Ubuntu 14.04 and something must’ve happened since 12.04 because it’s now broken.... Read More

Routing External IPs to Internal IPs with iptables

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

The information in the below guide turned out to be surprisingly difficult to come by, it took days of googling before everything was running smoothly.... Read More

Heartbleed, Ubuntu 12.04 and some Java HTTP Client is a bad combo

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Oh my, after having discovered that my employer was vulnerable to the heartbleed bug I quickly ran apt-get update and apt-get upgrade on some Ubuntu 12.04 systems. Problem solved… not so fast, suddenly a lot of services communicating with us stopped understanding what we were returning over SSL.... Read More

KVM Virtual Machine Guest With Static Dedicated IP Setup

Monday, February 24th, 2014

First of all, this walk through pertains to Ubuntu 12.04 and assumes that your hosting company or ISP is able and willing to assign an extra static IP to an arbitrary hwaddress/mac on your host machine.... Read More

Grey Reuben - a GTK3, GTK2, Metacity and Unity Theme

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

So this weekend I finally had enough of the GTK2 vs GTK3 theme discrepancies. Up until now I’ve resorted to simply do the default Radiance theme combined with the Metacity part of Reuben.... Read More

How to Set Up a Network of VirtualBox VMs

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Update: keep the CPU settings to one CPU and RAM usage to below 4GB to avoid issues with the virtual network cards. And make sure you comment the bind-address line in your my.cnf for inter-network database interaction.... Read More

PulseAudio Volume Control Buttons not Working and the Fix

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

I’m currently running Ubuntu 12.04 and for the first time PulseAudio seemed to be working flawlessly.... Read More

MySQL Slave Replication in 6 Quick Steps

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Update: Apparently the master connection info gets cached in /var/lib/mysql/ so whenever you change the settings in my.cnf you need to remove it before you restart mysql.... Read More