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Ok, just to announce, in case anybody cares, that I am a dual resident now. I have Funtoo on my desktop (the PC I use most) and Fedora 21 in my laptop.

Usually, I write all my articles for Fedora but, for now, I will be writing them for both …


HowTo: Use a dual screen setup with two graphics cards on GNOME

Well, I've been having problems with radeon. My card (Firepro v4900) is overheating when a dual screen setup is in use. The reason seems to be pretty well outlined here.

And my old friend, dpm, is to blame... Luckily, I got another v4900 from a friend and plugged it in …


HowTo: How to use your jack audio card with pulseaudio in Fedora 20

I, honestly, don't know what's happening here. I dunno if you're delegating pulseaudio to jack or viseversa. Anyway, I use this method to enable my http://us.focusrite.com/usb-audio-interfaces/scarlett-18i20 in Fedora 20. I hope it helps out:

Procedure

#!/usr/bin/env bash
pulseaudio -k
pulseaudio -k
pulseaudio -k …

HowTo: Change your css according to client's time

I am no fan of javascript. In fact, I despise it. But, recently, it occured to me that it would be cool to change the CSS theme according to the client's time.

Here's how:

function change_css_according_to_time() {
    var d = new Date();
    var h = d.getHours();

    if ( h >= 7 && h <= 19 ) {
        console …

HowTo: Cómo poder ver The Pirate Bay si tu país está bloqueando el acceso

Hoy, tras leer: http://derechoaleer.org/blog/2014/07/the-pirate-bay-el-catalogo-de-la-biblioteca-de-babel.html, me dió por ponerme de subversivo.

No me gusta cuando un país hace cosas en favor de los intereses comerciales de empresas con moral distraída.

Así que, ahí van algunas técnicas para que puedas esquivar los intentos de bloqueo …


HowTo: Create an interface configuration with nmcli on CentOS7 and Fedora

I ran through hell today!

I tried doing things the old way. You know; edit /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 in order to set it to a static IP. Well, bad idea.

I had all kinds of problems when the two interfaces where online (eth0 and eth1). For example:

  • eth0, even …

HowTo: Two different public IPs on a single server

Ok, today, I discovered I am still an http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiot.

Yep, I tried to add 2 public networks to one of my CloudSigma servers and one of them didn't work.

I thought everything was to blame but my configuration (as always). Well, I managed to discover …


HowTo: Wait for any process to finish on Bash

Well, here's a quick one.

Let's say you're creating a KVM/Qemu guest; using oz-install; and you're tired, 'cause it's 06:31 and you need some sleep.

You don't want to wait the 2k seconds it takes to do all the work so you want to setup a bash script …


HowTo: Build and Use Fedora 20 for/on Google Cloud

So, in my last post, I promised to post these instructions. As if I ever kept secrets from you!

Update: Please, visit my repo where you can find the updated code: https://github.com/renich/gce-images

So, here's the magic:

Initialize (last post)

This takes care of setup. Read and …


HowTo: Install Google Cloud SDK from the CLI on Fedora 20

Basically, this is a HowTo that prevents the usage of a browser in https://developers.google.com/cloud/sdk/ installation.

Why?

Easy. I wanted to build my own image; from scratch. I wanted https://fedoraproject.org/ 20 on that cloud. The problem is that I have the poorest Internet connection …