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Join us in our online misadventures as we tackle various problems that we face on a day to day basis. In this blog you will find us documenting our solutions and mapping (somewhat) uncharted territories as we go. This is us giving back to the online community as best as we can. Learning from each other is the most surefire way to applicable knowledge (and by using StackOverflow of course). Did we miss something? Should we write about something else?
Raspberry / Raspbian apt: Aborted reading lists
Messing around with your apt lists can cause some interesting error messages to pop up. Here we apply zero-tolerance treatment to one such caseread more
Raspberry / Raspbian: transmission high memory usage
Using the stock package from the Raspbian repository as of writing can cause some unpleasant surprises for extended period of use. Read on to find out how we hacked a solution together.read more
Node NPM fails with “Cannot find module ‘../scripts/start'” after copying a project
Copying a project from one place to another is a simple thing…right? Well, it turns out there’s more than meets the eye – read on to find out more!read more
brew.sh node update: the post-install step did not complete successfully
Keeping your brew installation up to date is a trivial and (usually) painless experience – unless you run into the problem of the update failing to complete the necessary final steps. What could cause the error and how to resolve it? Read on to find out!read more
Customize the WordPress Menu based on IF conditions
Using TRUE / FALSE statements to change the behavior of the WordPress menu is pretty straightforward with a plugin – but what if we would like to further extend the possibilities? Here we share a custom snippet of code that just does that!read more
iOS compatible Self-signed SSL Certificate for LAN and Localhost
Suddenly, your API and microservices stop working and the Xcode log is littered with
tcp_timers tcp retransmit SYNerrors, whereas it was working perfectly fine before – that’s the sign of the iOS kernel (XNU) marking the connection potentially insecure and preventing it from being successfully established – since updating to iOS 11. Read on to learn about our simple solution.read more