Docker is using a lot of space inside the /var/lib/docker directory? This is how you can reclaim most of this space and have you computer sane again! Cleaning Docker volumes, containers and even images is something you must do from time to time.
Restore MySQL or Percona database backup from dump .sql files on Linux. The step by step described in this post worked for a docker-compose based installation of Percona MySQL using mapped directories for the /var/lib/mysql directory.
Fix OsTicket Gmail POP and IMAP configuration when you try to add an email account and get the error message: Can not authenticate to IMAP server: [ALERT] Please log in via your web browser: https://support.google.com/mail/acco. Yes, it is truncated like this.
When you try to do a SSH connection to a host, you can have you connection denied due to differences in the public ssh key you want to use and the one stored in the ~/.ssh/known_hosts file. This file is in your /home/<username>/.ssh/ folder, where keys and other configuration related to ssh is stored for […]
For many years in a row I used to have a VirtualBox machine where I concentrated all my development tools. But now with Windows 10 much more stable than previous versions and docker fully available to create development containers, I decided to switch back to Windows + WLS (Windows Linux Subsystem) + Docker for my […]
Docker is essential nowadays if you want to pack your applications and not depend on anything from the host machine. Actually, this a good practice when creating containers. There are many ways to deploy a Docker container and one of those ways is to run the container inside a virtual machine (VM). I am doing […]
Docker is a tool every developer should use. It makes a lot easier to create a development environment. Actually, it makes easier to create many different environments in the same machine at the same time. There is no turning back to the old style programming when you start using docker (or similar tools) in your project. […]
I decided to prioritize items related to site performance in my huge list of pending tasks. When evaluating how much work each site would take, I ended up discovering that update my websites from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.2 would actually be a low hanging fruit! It turned out that I would only have to […]