human progress

If you ever feel like the world is falling apart, that every outlook is pessimistic, keep in mind that: Now this does NOT mean that complacency should be your aim. Always stay critical. But do a situation check from time to time, to keep in touch.

changing the wordpress base url

I have switched this blog from worp.one to worp.io as I was finally able to obtain my preferred Domain. In the process I had to change the wordpress base URL, which proved quite painful. First I chose to edit wp-config.php which let the page load but not the CSS and JS for it. Then I… Continue Reading changing the wordpress base url

LVM Cheatsheet

Just for me to remember the most basic commands: pvdisplay List physical devices.vgdisplay List volume groups.lvdisplay List logical volumes. lvmdiskscan List devices that may be used as physical volumes lvextend Extend logical volume (by percent, up to specified size or by amount)resize2fs Resize file system after extending a logical volume pvcreate Create physical volumevgcreate Create… Continue Reading LVM Cheatsheet

Confluence fulltext search / using regex search in confluence

If you’re equally annoyed by Confluence’s search, I might have some help. Documentation says about (leading) wildcards: Lucene doesn’t allow wildcards at the beginning of your search, but you can format your search as a regular expression as a workaround. For example, you can’t search for hum or ?hum, as they begin with a wildcard,… Continue Reading Confluence fulltext search / using regex search in confluence

Reminder: Make Docker trust certificates

According to play-with-docker.com you can trust a self-signed cert by doing the following: If you are running the registry locally, be sure to use your host name as the CN.To get the docker daemon to trust the certificate, copy the domain.crt file. Make sure to restart the docker daemon. The /dev/null part is to avoid the output… Continue Reading Reminder: Make Docker trust certificates

SSH-Agent forwarding

Some notes on the side about SSH-Agent forwarding so the private key does not need to be put on to systems you’re connecting to, but you can still tunnel onward: Hoarded Homely Hints – Configuring SSH: Always Forwarding Your Agent And some cool SSH Tricks in general plus some explanation: tychoish – 9 awesome ssh… Continue Reading SSH-Agent forwarding

Segmentation fault in Symfony’s cache clear CLI command

So….this happened: $ app/console –domain=myDomain cache:clear Clearing the cache for the dev environment with debug true Segmentation fault Apparently Segfaults happen, when a process tries to access a portion of RAM that’s already used otherwise. Removing the app/cache folder contents fixed the problem: $ app/console –domain=myDomain cache:clear Clearing the cache for the dev environment with debug… Continue Reading Segmentation fault in Symfony’s cache clear CLI command

Escape special characters used by Jira/Confluence

Confluence and Jira are amazing at interpreting characters for text-formatting. But sometimes it just doesn’t come in handy. Imagine you are documenting CLI parameters: $ somecommand –some-param=xyz Confluence/Jira would express this as a strike through text, because of the hyphens. This can be circumvented by using the backslash escape character: $ somecommand \-\-some\-param=xyz