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 <a href="">WikiCabal</a>. Te recomiendo que lo léas y lo extiendas si puedes.ómo_promover_proyectos_de_FOSS_en_el_gobierno_mexicano

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 <a href="">Fedora Core 1</a>, 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 …

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 <a href="" title="Benchmarks: PHP, Perl, Python, Python3 and Ruby">previous benchmark</a>, was not! It was just between PHP and Python2 …

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 …

HowTo: Cómo listar contextos/etiquetas y módulos en SELinux

Hola, un rapidín.

# listar posibles tipos (contextos/etiquetas).
seinfo -xt

# averiguar qué hace un tipo
sesearch -A -s httpd_sys_rw_content_t

# listar módulos.
semanage module -l

# listar la política actual (conjunto de reglas).
semanage fcontext -l

# cómo buscar negaciones.
ausearch -i -m AVC,USER_AVC -sv no

# cómo buscar negaciones recientes.
ausearch -i …

HowTo: Configure Gitolite3 on Fedora 19

Ok, Fedora adheres, thankfully, to the FHS a lot and, thus, changes where things might go. In this case, they don't use the git user; they use gitolite3 as a user. And, in a nutshell, here's how to configure it:

The first part of the HowTo goes on the Server …

Synapse: Should it retire from Fedora?

Hello, Fedorian Community!

I started maintaining Synapse in Fedora back in GNOME 2.x. It seemed like a great idea. It used Vala; no Mono and stuff.

Today, it seems abandoned:

I'd like to retire the package to …

Howto: Check if a browser has CACert installed as an authority

Well, I am working on a project to sell virtualization instances, a.k.a. vps, in <a href="">Bitcoin</a>.

Anyway, that has nothing to do with this. The thing is that I decided to go for <a href=""></a>'s certificates …

HowTo: Bind10 resolver @ Fedora 19

I've been waiting for Bind10 to come to Fedora for a long time. I dunno if it's better or worse; I just like new stuff ;)

That said, I totally expect it to be better. It has some neat features and the idea of a modular app seems great. (huh? somebody …

My trip to Archland (Arch Linux)

I am an infamous Fedorian. Everybody who knows me, knows that. I love Fedora. Been with it since Fedora Core 1 and never left it.

This said, I just made a trip to Archland! I try to use some other distros between Fedora releases. The list of distros I have …

Fedora 19 up and running!

Yep, just upgraded. It's 5 AM and noticed the mirrors there.

I am totally happy! I can't believe it. FedUp did the trick this time!

fedup --network 19 --reboot

That was it. The production, testing and devel servers went down and up in 378 pings (1 sec per ping). This …