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

Hoy, tras leer:, 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

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:

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 installation.


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

HowTo: Fedora 20 and the FOSS xorg-x11-drv-ati driver

I've been having this problem lately:

My Fedora 20 would freeze; after a while, while using the <em>xorg-x11-drv-ati</em> driver.

Another thing I noticed, was the fan of the card going up and up like crazy.

First thing I did, was install <em>lm_sensors</em>:

yum -y install lm_sensors …

HowTo: cgminer as systemd service

Ok, I have been setting up my up with to be able to control my hardware.

Obviously, I had to compile cgminer, which is straightforward.

So, I want the CubieTruck to start, automatically, as a …

HowTo: Viewing documentation on GNU & Linux

Ok, so, before I go to bed, I wanted to share a quick tip with you.

Sometimes, you wanna check a man page on the CLI. AFAIK, you have two alternatives:

# man
man rsync

# info
info rsync

These are, both, pretty convenient and useful. But, sometimes, you wanna check it …

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 …