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How to Get Free Domain Wildcard Certificates

In one of the previous posts I wrote about getting free certificates for the website using Let’s Encrypt and Certbot. Hope that article was helpful and helped you to save some money on SSL, but one topic remained not covered in that post. What if you’re a lucky owner of…

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Be the boss of your passwords [Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash]
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Be the Boss of Your Passwords (using Bitwarden Self-hosting)

Bitwarden is a unique solution for your password needs (whether you are a person caring about security or an organization caring about the same). Unlike competition, it’s opensource and could be self-hosted. Unfortunately it’s setup is not very compatible with servers having its own Let’s encrypt certificates or running other web server. This post describes how to install Bitwarden behind nginx reverse proxy using your own Let’s Encrypt + Certbot.

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Stop Paying for SSL Certificates! [Photo by Jason Dent on Unsplash]
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Stop Paying for SSL Certificates!

If you’re running a website and want to protect your site’s visitors with HTTPS then you may enjoy this detailed explanation of how to use Let’s encrypt and Certbot to stop paying for SSL certificates.

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How to Upload Huge Images to WordPress

Well, this actually applies not just to WordPress but to most PHP applications, it’s just that with WordPress market share close to 60% this is the platform where you most frequently see the problem to manifest. It looks like this: Maximum upload file size: 2M The problem is not really…

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How to migrate ownCloud 6 from sqlite to MySQL

Those who do not know what ownCloud is probably should read about it here: http://owncloud.com. This is an awesome tool that provides functionality similar to dropbox, but uses your own server to host the files. We all know about dropbox’s bad behavior like storing passwords on the server side, accessing…

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Attaching >2Tb disks to Linux

Here is the sequence of commands to make disk space usable in Linux for disks >2Tb (so your regular fdisk won’t help you here).

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AWS EC2 ssh not responding in RHEL 6.4 AMI

I was fighting with an AWS bug today seeming just ridiculous for a system that makes ssh the only way to access the server. With no console login EC2 users are completely dependent on flawless sshd operation and Amazon team just did a really bad job preparing the RHEL 6.4…

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rPlay rocks!

I’m currently beta-testing rPlay and this software totally rocks! What’s rPlay? Well, imagine yourself willing to share content of your iPhone or iPad screen with you family. There are couple ways to do this: you can get an Apple TV ($99) or … well, that’s actually it. AirPlay is a…

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Default login and password for JBoss EAP 5.1.2

The default login for the admin user for the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 5.2.1 and other v5 versions is “admin”. The passwords is obviously also “admin”. However if you try those right after the installation they won’t work, because you need to patch two files:

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make: /opt/local/bin/ginstall: No such file or directory

make: /opt/local/bin/ginstall: No such file or directory This happened to me while running bundle install on json v1.7.7. The fix is # sudo if necessary ln -s /usr/bin/install /opt/local/bin/ginstall

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Installing Oracle XE 11g on OpenSuSE 12.2 and similar

Overall the installation is pretty smooth, just follow the instructions on Oracle website. There are two minor hiccups though: 1. cannot touch `/var/lock/subsys/listener’: No such file or directory This error is cause by the fact there is no /var/lock/subsys directory in some Linux distros, so you need to create one….

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