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Setting up a static ip on debian

Configure your debian installation with a static ip.

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Install SOLR multicore on debian

Ever wondered how you can install Apache Solr on a debian server? And on top of that making it multicore? Well wonder no more!

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Getting started with git

Git Immersion is a guided tour that walks through the fundamentals of Git, inspired by the premise that to know a thing is to do it.

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Running your own virtual servers on Mac OSX

Setting up a nicer Virtual Machine environment by using headless VirtualBoxes.

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Setup a VPN server to connect to your home network

If you like to access your network from a remote location, you might like to connect to it using vpn.

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Create a webservice for generating pdf's from html

Creating pdf's from a html page is't all that fun in PHP. There are some nice classes that help you do this, but is just not it. I will show you how to setup a webservice to a achieve this.

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How to add a Belgian (non-Apple) keyboard on Mac OSX

Getting a regular keyboard to work an a mac.

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Enabeling home/end buttons in Terminal

Enabeling home/end buttons in Terminal on a mac keyboard.

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Vim tips & tricks

Vim is a text editor based on vi editor common to Unix-linke systems. It is by far one of the most advanced cli editors. Note that there also are gui implementations. These are some of the commands i regularly use. I won't add them all, so if you can't find something here, use the manual.

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Test your php code before comitting

Testing code should be something you just need to do. Running all test can take a lot of time. Running a linter is the least you should do.

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