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Update SourceTree password after remote change

After changing my password on the remote, I could not get Sourcetree to log in no matter what. I tried editing and deleting my accounts, deleting and re-adding the repo, nothing was working – Authentication failed every time. Finally this … Continue reading

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Free Site Sucker with Recursive wget

It may be useful to get an entire website recursively like such: wget –recursive –page-requisites www.domain.com More details can be found here about doing this for offline windows use and with no-clobber and other options I wasn’t concerned with.

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CentOS 7 PHP Install : mcrypt.h not found

Received the error while installing PHP: configure: error: mcrypt.h not found. Please reinstall libmcrypt. Resolved it with this: yum install epel-release yum install libmcrypt-devel

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Google Authenticator on Android, Invalid PIN

2FA is pretty cool, especially when you don’t have to get a text message or email. Google Authenticator generates codes that expire after 30 seconds, so I figured it’s a good option for 2FA. I tried installing it on my … Continue reading

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MongoDB Startup Warnings /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled is ‘always’

This happens every time and I need to look for the solution. Posting here to save time going forward. “startupWarnings”: { “totalLinesWritten”: 9, “log”: [ “2015-08-21T18:47:29.634+0000 I CONTROL [initandlisten] “, “2015-08-21T18:47:29.634+0000 I CONTROL [initandlisten] ** WARNING: /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled is ‘always’.”, “2015-08-21T18:47:29.634+0000 … Continue reading

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Remove Mongodb mms automation agent

I can edit the port in the config file, but automation agent wipes that change out. How the heck does one change the port in cloud manager? I’m going to try removing and reinstalling the agent to see if that … Continue reading

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Mount Drobo 5n from Ubuntu 14

Had to do some searching to figure this out, so I’m noting it here for future reference. Even though smbclient -L works just fine, mounting with smbmount or mount -t was just not working. apt-get install cifs-utils mount.cifs -vv //192.168.0.3/backup … Continue reading

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WordPress permalinks in nginx subfolder

Was having some trouble hosting a wordpress site from a subfolder of the domain, ‘/blog’. The permalinks just would not work until I found this solution: I only had to adapt it slightly for my situation: location /blog/ { try_files … Continue reading

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Just another wordpress child theme instruction / white page of death cure

Carelessly following these instructions, I got a WPOD. Turns out the reason was I was copying two sections where I really only needed the second. For the not-so-faint-of-heart; make your child folder, such as ‘twentyten-child’ (2010, old-school, I know!) Then … Continue reading

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Can’t upload as different user with VSFTP

Running vsftpd on CentOS, a user was unable to upload a file to a folder for which the user had group permissions. Thanks to this post here, I was able to figure it out. Needed to edit vsftpd.conf and update … Continue reading

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