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iGitLab – Configurable GitLab multi-version bash/shell installer script for Debian (Ubuntu, Linux Mint, etc)

So I finally decided to upgrade my git/svn server and to install a web gui to make things a little bit easier to view and track, which was when I stumbled upon GitLab.  If you don’t already know, GitLab is an open source, self-hosted, GitHub style, git server with a web based interface, using Ruby/Ruby on Rails.  After trying out a few of the scripts I found on GitHub to automate the install process, I found most were outdated, and lacked the ability to configure for future installations and/or versions.  That’s when I decided to write my own installer script, which I decided to call iGitLab, for Install GitLab. (more…)

VMWare Workstation Shared Folders between Windows and Ubuntu (debian) "Error Mounting"

While attempting to setup a shared folder through VMware Workstation 9.0.2 running on Windows 8 host, with a Linux Mint (Ubuntu/Debian) guest, and kept running into one problem after another.  I spent probably an hour or more just trying to figure out the problem and get it to work correctly, and finally was able to get something to work, here’s how…

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cPanel Multiple Daily, Weekly, Monthly Backup Rotation with IONICE and NICE

If you’ve ever been the unfortunate person to need a weekly backup when the daily, weekly, and monthly backups for cPanel are all the same, you have probably found out that you end up being SOL one day every month.  This was unacceptable in my opinion as it defeats the purpose of having all of those backups, and luckily there is already a solution that has been around for a while now. (more…)

Error 29: Disk write error (Unable to boot using Grub)

Recently when attempting to boot an old debian linux distro off a USB flash drive using VMWare’s Workstation, I kept receiving an error saying “Error 29: Disk write error” … “Press any key to continue…” which was an endless boot loop that threw me off for a minute.  I’m sure I tried restarting about 5 times until I realized it was a very simple fix… (more…)