1. 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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  2. 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…


  3. VS Code: Microsoft learned to do usable apps!

    Hello everybody! I was just fooling around with Microsoft's shiniest code editor (get it here), which happens to be free and open source. I really wasn't expecting this to happen, but so far I enjoyed the experience. This is not a review, just my first impressions after kicking the tires…


  4. How to lock down NPM nested dependencies

    Here it comes, another "how to" article about a trick that saved my ass. Have you ever installed a broken node module version as a 3rd party package dependency? Due to NPM's nested dependencies, this thing is not only possible, but it also happens from time to time. It did…


  5. KDE apps in alien environments

    The GNU/Linux desktop is, in general, a very adaptive kind of beast. The more advanced the user, the more massive and weird fuck ups (s)he encounters. I sometimes get the "Magic, don't touch!" feeling, especially when any other combination than the advertised one might be a bugs nest.…