1. Debugging Node.js - a quick intro

    So how exactly do you debug this thing? In the terminal? By doing a bunch of console.log() every here and there until you figure it out? Or maybe you're using the --debug flag? Here are some answers that helped me along the way, posting them here both as a…

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  2. Flush Chrom{e,ium} DNS cache

    If you're deploying things, you definitely were annoyed last time when you had to switch away from Chrome just to make sure the change was propagated. But there's a way to clear off Chrome's host cache. I only discovered it today, so I'm recording it here: Go to chrome://net-internals/…

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  3. Sketchup 2016 via wine and PlayOnLinux

    I've never done this kind of guide before, but here's a start. Below, a step by step guide on how to install SketchUp 2016 using PlayOnLinux. Some key points: Windows version must be configured in Wine to W7. SketchUp 2017 does not work. Don't try it, you'll waste your time.…

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  4. Fix docker `Unknown runtime specified oci` error

    Long time no post, but this one is important. Or it was to me, at least. Not long ago I upgraded Docker on my OpenSUSE Tumbleweed system. I can't tell for sure what version I was upgrading from and to, but right now I'm on version 1.12.5. Shouldn't…

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  5. Quickly dump and import a PostgreSQL database from one host to another

    Quick post here, sharing a trick with my future self and other potential interested parties :-) Scenario: I had a database on one machine in my local network, needed it to be available to another host as well, but without all the usual hassle of dumping / copying / importing. Solution I…