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Howto: IPFS on Fedora 34

I like IPFS a lot; for many reasons.

  • They're distributed.
  • Support newer technologies (quic, for example)
  • Enable a descentralized web.

Besides that, it's a pretty convenient app to use once you get the hang of it. You can either go full CLI on it or just user it from the …


Yeah, so my blog is back!

I've finally found a way to publish the content I want to publish; in a friendly way.

Pelican is the software I use to generate my website now. This is much safer and nicer for all of the involved; including my server.

I can …

OpenStack: What is the optimal number of objects per container

Well, I just had this question and went over to #openstack @ Freenode. There, notmyname (apparently, a moderator or @ps of some kind) answered:

12:20 < notmyname> Renich: I saw you asking questions about swift earlier
12:20 < notmyname> Renich: about object count per container
12:27 < notmyname> Renich: in case …

Howto: install Air XR18's edit software on Gentoo

Well, I've made the best buy a GNU & Linux user can make when it comes to pro-audio. I got an Air XR18. This product is one of the best of it's kind. The preamps, FX and software are awesome.

Yes, it works fine on GNU & Linux and Android. Here's how …

Crashing your kernel on purpose

Ok, that sounds funny, doesn't it? Well, it turns out, sometimes, you want to test your kernel dump or something of the sorts. Here's how to do it:

echo c > /proc/sysrq-trigger

This will, instanly, crash your kernel.


HowTo: Ask questions in Bash?

I've been writing some script to configure some firewall and came up with this way of asking a question in Bash. I hope it helps as an example. Feel free to contribute your own:

#!/usr/bin/env bash

ask() {
    local query=$1

    if ( echo $query | grep -qi password ); then
        read …

HowTo: Fixing Dovecot 2.2 in CentOS 7.2


If you update dovecot on CentOS 7, it will brake! You need to update one of the config files in order for it to keep working.

# /etc/dovecot/conf.d/15-mailboxes.conf

namespace inbox {
    inbox = yes

So, basically, you need to add inbox = yes within the inbox namespace.

Far away: A Creative Commons success story

Once upon a time, I made a song for a good friend (Juan Carlos Cano); since he got a good contract from a big label and he was to record an album.

The song was made and I uploaded it to my website …

HowTo: Generate free SSL certificates for Nginx/Tengine with LetsEncrypt

OK, it's fairly easy to get this done on a distro like Funtoo/Gentoo or Fedora, which are the distros I use.

First of all, you need to install this thing on your server:

# Fedora
su -
dnf -y install letsencrypt

# Funtoo/Gentoo
su -
mkdir src && cd src
git clone https …

HowTo: Permanently redirect a request with parameter consideration in Tengine/NginX

Well, this one gave me a super hard time. I looked everywhere and found nothing. There is a lot of misinformation.

As usual, the Nginx and Funtoo communities helped me. Thanks to:

  • MTecknology in #nginx @ Freenode
  • Tracerneo in #funtoo @ Freenode

So, how do we do this? Easy, we use a …