Archive > Tag: Fedora 19

HowTo: Quick and dirty MyISAM to InnoDB convert while importing

Recently, I've been playing around with the all-mighty MariaDB + Galera Multi-Master cluster!

Yeah, one thing that got me chasing my own tail was the fact that Galera does not support MyISAM... damn... the pain!

Anyway, I figured a quick and dirty trick to import DBs to galera:

mysql -u root …

Cómo promover al FOSS en el Gobierno Mexicano

Acabo de publicar un artículo muy interesante en la Te recomiendo que lo léas y lo extiendas si puedes.


Último commit de las LeyesMexicanas

Bueno, al parecer nuestros diputados se ponen a chambearle duro para agregar sus patches a las leyes mexicanas:

HowTo: Cómo clonar un repo sin historia con Git

Muchas veces, quieres el código de acá para adelante. Un caso es el Kernel.

Para clonar algo sin jalar todo su historial, utiliza:

git clone --depth 1

Así de fácil. Obviamente, substituye el repo por uno que te interese:


git clone --depth …

HowTo: Butterfly Labs BitForce 25/30 GH/s Miner in Fedora 19

So, I got my, apparently dissipated, bitcoin mining rig.

I found out it's really easy to setup in Fedora; even with SELinux and all. Here's a straightforward howto:

# Get BFGMiner
git clone
cd bfgminer

# install deps
su -c 'yum install -y uthash jansson jansson-devel …

HowTo: Install Fedora 19 on old; low on memory, machines!

Ok, when I say "low on memory", I mean less than 512 MB of RAM. My particular installation was on an old Dell; with ~384 MB of RAM.

Yep, it will take long. Yep, you will suffer. Yep, it works fine!

So, first of all, get Fedora's LXDE live CD …

Wanna install Fedora? (release, alpha or beta) Use BFO!

Guys, I really like BFO. It's cool, awesome and, in the end, you will save a lot bandwidth not only to you, but to the mirror Community.

Yep, bfo is easy to use:

It's kind of a net install but it's not married to any specific …

The Fedorian Dare

Ok, when I first installed, I got "all crazy" and installed KDE, XFCE and GNOME all at once!

It was quite an experience. I had a pentium 4 (1st gen) with 1 GB of RAM (133 MHz or something) and …

Benchmarks: C Vs Perl5.16 Vs PHP5.5 Vs Python2/3 Vs Ruby2

Oh, today is a sad, sad day for me.

Ruby seems to be as slow as Python3; which, in my previous benchmark: was not! It was just between PHP and Python2.

Not the published one but, I remember, ruby was around 400 ms... damn... really …

Haciendo mejor FOSS que nunca

Hola, lector desconocido al que le gusta el FOSS,

La neta, acabo de leer un comentario que me inspira. No por bueno; es uno de esos comentarios de un usuario que espera que el FOSS sea mucho mejor, pero que no piensa hacer nada para mejorarlo: un consumidor.

Yo sé …