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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 …

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

Anyway, that has nothing to do with this. The thing is that I decided to go for certificates. Why?

  • They're free
  • They do the work; which is encrypting …

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 …