Upgrade to NextCloud 9

Great article by Jos Poortvliet of NextCloud on how to upgrade to NextCloud 9. I upgraded from ownCloud 8.2 and it worked flawlessly.

July 4, 2016 · 1 min · Ivan Tomica

Docker and docker-storage-setup.service

During the start-up of my Fedora powered laptop I noticed in the boot messages list that some service has failed to start. Looking more closely I noticed that docker-storage-setup.service was failing, now, let’s go down the rabbit hole. First thing i checked were logs, of course, and journalctl -u docker-storage-setup said: Jun 16 21:44:48 scotty.tomica.local docker-storage-setup[1096]: ERROR: Docker has been previously configured for use with devicemapper graph driver. Not creating a new thin pool as existing docker metadata will fail to work with it....

June 17, 2016 · 3 min · Ivan Tomica

Reset GNOME shortcuts

Have you ever messed around with GNOME shortcuts and ended up with all of the shortcuts turned upside down? No? Well I have. To reset all shortcuts to it’s default state you can use: gsettings reset-recursively org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings or if you wish to reset just one shortcut you can use: gsettings reset org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings maximize where maximize in this case is the name of the property you wish to reset (eg....

June 16, 2016 · 1 min · Ivan Tomica

(Re)Wrap text in vim

Since I try to use vi/vim editor for almost everything related to editing text and I use it for writing emails too. I use mutt with vim as my text editor but I also have it set up in a way that it wraps text on 80th column: set editor='vim -c "set textwidth=80" -c "set wrap"' That’s great, and works great… except when you all of the sudden remember to write something in the middle of existing text, then it all falls apart....

June 16, 2016 · 1 min · Ivan Tomica

Fedora and disk space usage

Today I noticed weirdly high disk space usage on my / partition. I have to admit that I don’t monitor those things so often on my home PC since I have plenty of free space but this came really weird to me since classic Linux install regularly takes around 3 to 5 GB of space (depending on how much packages you have installed). First thing I checked was space usage directory by directory on /:...

April 16, 2016 · 1 min · Ivan Tomica

Hide Nginx version

If you want to hide which nginx version are you using from HTTP headers you can use following directive in some of your nginx configuration files: server_tokens off; ...

February 24, 2016 · 1 min · Ivan Tomica

Setup update – February 2016

Well, like the title says, this is my setup update for February 2016. Planing to get 2 more Dell P2414H displays in the near future and get rid of this Samsung one.

February 20, 2016 · 1 min · Ivan Tomica

Fail2Ban for ownCloud

Protecting your ownCloud instance from bots pawning on its login form is certainly a good idea and fail2ban can help you with that. This post will guide you through how to install fail2ban on CentOS 7 box, configure ownCloud filter and start using it. ...

February 5, 2016 · 2 min · Ivan Tomica

OwnCloud upgrade – 8.2.1 to 8.2.2

So, today I finally made some time to upgrade my OwnCloud instance. It’s been bugging me for an update for quite some time now but I just haven’t had time to do it. Besides the lack of time I have had some issues with (by now ex) VPS provider regarding disk performance, but that’s the story on its own. ...

January 23, 2016 · 1 min · Ivan Tomica

Pass password manager – migrating from Lastpass

I have been using LastPass as my password manager for quite some time and I was very happy with it. In the matter of fact I was so happy with it that I recommended it to anybody and everybody, even if they didn’t asked me about it. So what changed my mind about LastPass? ...

November 22, 2015 · 2 min · Ivan Tomica