Docker troubleshooting : ca.pem: no such file or directory

November 24, 2015

Issue : ca.pem: no such file or directory

Reason : This seem to happen when I use VPN to connect to work or switch between work and home network Unfortunately there doesn’t seem to be an easy way to get docker working while connected to VPN – Solution: Disconnect from VPN Try ‘docker-machine […]

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Clean up installed versions of node and install nvm

November 22, 2015

Clean up installed versions of node and install nvm I have installed node in a traditional way and ended up with one version of node and when it comes a time to compile/run something in a different version of node, it’s a disaster Here is the gist you can use to remove already installed version […]

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docker helloworld

October 18, 2015

Followed through the docker course in and docker official docs Installed in mac but really wanted an environment to play with other than the local machine Half way though the course I realized I need to document the learning as well which would make it easy for me to come back at a later […]

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Getting phantomJS 2 working on CentOS 6.6

October 14, 2015

Running phantomJS2 on CentOS 6.6

Issue npm install downloads the version which isn’t made for CentOS

Fails when trying to launch

Steps to try to resolve At the time of the post there isn’t an offical phantomJS2 build for RHEL Download the executable file and place it in your machine “”


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How to fix jspm github limit reached error in a CI server

October 14, 2015

Ref: jspm github

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Recording a terminal session using asciinema

September 1, 2015

Recording a terminal session was something I was looking for quite sometime. Previous options were to record the entire screen which seemed like an overkill. A fair amount of knowledge just went to trash bin I have used and pleased with it. Sign up for an account Install asciinema

By […]

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Atom – New favorite editor of choice

July 17, 2015

After using sublime text for “evaluation purposes only”, I was looking for alternatives. Found atom to meet my needs plus capable of doing a lot more than what sublime did. Atom became my new favorite text editor. Open source Can’t beat that Look and Feel I use Solarized Dark theme for terminal. Was so glad […]

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Manage/cleanup build artifacts from bamboo agents

February 25, 2015

Even though bamboo supports a task level option to clean the space after the job is complete, there are instances where a bamboo agent fills up it’s build-dir and eventually the agent run’s out of space. Cleaning the build-dir files aren’t natively supported. Below is a working solution to be able to disable an agent, […]

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The World of No Return!

February 4, 2015

Lessons learned after several mistakes. Do not login or sudo as root unless absolutely necessary. (sudo su root) Beware of empty strings when writing shell script. When you have to use “rm -rf” always run as an user other than root. Any application should be set to run as a specific user and not as […]

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Linux – Troubleshooting disk space issues

January 23, 2015

######Disk space issue ###Figure out which directory/files taking up space Tree listing to figure out the mounted drives vs local system drives

###Command to find the available and used disk space

###Command to search and exclude mounted drives, sort the most 20 used in human readable format ####Current directory

####Any given directory […]

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