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Git fetch or clone or checkout filename too long fatal error Windows

Windows had a 260 character path limit, so if you put your git repository in Documents and Settings with a long username, you might soon hit into a problem. This limitation is not depended on cmd or command (or any other shell), but it is inside Windows itself. (more...)

VersionConflict when installing certbot

LetsEncrypt saved the web few years back with free SSL certificates and automation to generate and verify them made it easy for hobby servers to also gain their SSL certificates and https protection. It was all great and with some minor hickups (like buggy nginx setup), but once you lived over that it renewed it all perfectly. (more...)

Automate your ssh or git clone from inside Docker

Solution to automating any ssh command is to avoid having to type yes to all the various questions exposed. For this post I will limit myself to the fact that you have the keys inside your Docker. If you burnt your precious ssh keys into image which is bad (ADD command), or added via volume mapping when running a docker (-v flag) does not matter as long as you know where they are. (more...)

When Linux system has no shutdown command use reboot -p

We have all been there. Powering off the computer with or without restart so that everything ends nicely and you do not just pull the power from it. But Embedded Linux devices (natively compiled Kernel) do not have shutdown command in their system/bin (or /bin). (more...)