Category Archives: Linux

Docker on Slackware Linux on a VPS

It has been a week since I have been poking around Docker in my laptop (Slackware VM) and in my Slackware VPS. It works well in my laptop but not in VPS. It turns out that a simple reboot of … Continue reading

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Slackware – Add Swap After Installation

I just got a Slackware Linux VM and everything was setup and works well until I realize that I don’t have enough swap space. Swap partition should be ideally twice the size of RAM. I just re-created the partition and … Continue reading

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KDE4 Taskbar Disappeared

When I arrived at the office I noticed that the taskbar is missing in my KDE4 Fedora workstation. Good thing is that I have a KDE konsole application still left running. I didn’t realize early that the solution to revive … Continue reading

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Static Files on OpenShift and WordPress

This blog just recently moved from PagodaBox to OpenShift due to some server issues. With a new infrastructure, there were changes in my WordPress installation where most of my static files stopped working. Reading the incomplete documentation didn’t help but … Continue reading

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Vagrant – CSS and JS broken when using shared folder

I have this problem with my CSS files getting broken encoding every time I make modifications on it on the shared folder in my host, where the shared folder is directly served by the VM’s HTTPD server (Apache). A quick … Continue reading

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Increasing sound of an MP3 file using lame

Is your mp3 file audio volume too low? Using lame MP3 encoder using your Linux box, it is just a one command away. See command below. We want an MP3 file to be 4 times louder then it was originally, … Continue reading

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Cutting audio or video using ffmpeg

If you have installed ffmpeg on your linux box with dependencies installed as well, it is easy to cut video clips out of the original video using ffmpeg. This is useful when creating clips from your favorite movie scenes. It … Continue reading

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Centos and nginx – phpMyAdmin not working

With my default setup of Centos 6.5 64 bit and nginx 1.4.x, I got a strange error when setting up phpMyAdmin. It turns out that it was just a directory permission issue and that the default setup expects user it … Continue reading

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Optimizing fonts for Slackware 14.1 – Without Infinality

Before, font optimization techniques were originally created by Infinality but support for Slackware stops sometime after the Slackware 14.0 release. Just recently, dugan shared how he optimized fonts for Slackware 14.1 which is good enough according to him. Read the … Continue reading

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REPOST – Speed up GIT via ssh with a simple config change

This is a repost of the awesome post from interrobeng.com where he was able to speed up GIT pull from Singapore EC2 against Github from 5~ seconds to 1~ second or so for the basic configuration and even less than … Continue reading

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