Installing CAS rubycas on Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS

6 minutesLet’s just say that my Homelab usage has gone through the roof in the last few months. Not only am I writing bespoke applications to solve my day-to-day needs, I am continually adding to the tools at my disposal. For instance, I recently decided to not renew my Evernote subscription, after discovering how I could … 

 

Homelab – adding an nginx reverse proxy to the mix

3 minutesOf nginx tutorials there are many on the web. With my growing Homelab, having added Confluence to the mix, and having nearly eleven virtual machines on my Home Servers, I was simply tired of accessing them all with the port number qualifier. Moving the DNS provider to Cloudflare (Free) was the first step, but I … 

 

Quiver by HappenApps

1 minuteSpeaking of documentation – I would like to give a big shoutout to this amazing code/snippets repository App that I am using on all my devices. Say hello to Quiver by HappenApps. Developed by Yaogang Lian (who is an amazingly responsive developer), this app has become a part and parcel of my daily coding routine since … 

 

Homelabs, ESXi and Virtual Machines, oh my…

2 minutesI dabbled in the VPS world before getting a bit disillusioned with how much I needed to spend, in order to get a modicum of performance out of these machines. I initially signed up with a VPS I found on LowEndBox (shoutout to the awesome deals one may find there), but three months hence, I … 

 

Virtualmin and 127.0.0.2 loopback on OpenVZ VPS servers

2 minutesI’ve gingerly stepped into the world of being a SysAdmin, and what better way to delve into the thick of things than to manage a VPS? To that end I signed up for a great deal at Nodeserve for an unmanaged DDOS protected OpenVZ VPS and have been using my free time in the evenings … 

 

Return of a Titan

2 minutesNo, I don’t just mean yours truly. Although just so much has happened in the interim between the last update and now. For one, we moved across the country, leaving the cold Buffalo winters behind and saying hello to 70F winters in Florida. Ah, the Bay area, with the best beach in the country some … 

 

Using Composer in shared hosts with allow_url_fopen off.

2 minutes(AKA Using composer on hosts where one may not have root privileges). Due to the nature of the servers used by a few clients, I found myself scratching my head on how best to use Composer on these shared hosts. I hate having to require files from all over the place, it just rubs me …