Accessing corporate GIT repositories without a VPN

I usually just write here so I can remember these things later, but this time is something to be found by others. So, it is normal to have our git repositories accessible in the public internet (access controlled or not), but it is possible that your repositories are only accessible within your corporate network, and […]

Using LDAP to authenticate with a svnserve server

I had this already set up in another server  but we had to set up a new svn server even though we already switch most of our stuff to git… So, after setting the the svnserve daemon, we need to set up LDAP authentication. We are using debian servers so I needed to install sasl2-bin […]

Setting up a UTF-8 environment in linux

Based on this post. Check if the locales package is installed (dpkg -l locales). Then run: dpkg-reconfigure locales and choose the desired locales (en_US.UTF-8, for me). Then, to be sure, export the variables (~/.bashrc) export LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8 export LANG=en_US.UTF-8 export LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF-8 You should start tmux or screen with the parameters, to be sure: $ tmux -u […]

Cycling throught windows in Windows 8

This Lifehacker post  is about a really useful Windows 7 hack, that works fine on Windows 8  and Windows 10. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced New DWORD (32-bit), name it LastActiveClick, value 1. Restart explorer.   Fearing that the link may break someday, here is a copy of the full content: Windows 7’s taskbar is undoubtedly a great addition to […]