Confluence fulltext search / using regex search in confluence

If you’re equally annoyed by Confluence’s search, I might have some help. Documentation says about (leading) wildcards: Lucene doesn’t allow wildcards at the beginning of your search, but you can format your search as a regular expression as a workaround. For example, you can’t search for hum or ?hum, as they begin with a wildcard,… Continue Reading Confluence fulltext search / using regex search in confluence

Swarm manager active but down and Dockerd start: no space left on device

Today I ran into this a broken swarm. I have not figured out why it would report itself as “reachability: active, status: down”. The manager But fixing the manager was somewhat easy. It would not leave the swarm, it would not respond with “up” to “systemctl restart docker” calls. The “down” status would also survive… Continue Reading Swarm manager active but down and Dockerd start: no space left on device

Turn any website into a windows app?

Trying out Asana I found this website: Turn Asana into a Windows desktop app I wonder if this works for any website. I will play around with it a bit. *edit: This hints to a Windows way to do the same thing: Run Google Keep on the desktop in its own window

Allow jenkins user to sudo

This is just a quick repost of RUN A SHELL FROM JENKINS USING SUDO (UBUNTU) Disclaimer: This is UNSAFE and you should NEVER do it unless in a protected, shielded and non-public-accessible dev environment. This is not even safe enough for a permanent testing environment.

Disabling HSTS for any domain

Google has HSTS and some domains fall under it automatically. This makes Chrome automatically use HTTPS instead of HTTP. As I often work on local/development/testing environments in internal, protected networks HTTPS is not necessary. Yet Chrome forces me to HTTPS everytime anywas. This thread to the rescue: How to stop an automatic redirect from “http://”… Continue Reading Disabling HSTS for any domain

GNUPG – Email encryption and signing – full setup on Mac OSX

To sign and encrypt emails on Thunderbird one can use PGP keys. To understand the cryptography behind it and read more about PGP, please use Google. This post will just describe the setup on Mac OSX. #1 Install Thunderbird I will let you figure out that one by yourself. Get it here. #2 Install Enigmail… Continue Reading GNUPG – Email encryption and signing – full setup on Mac OSX

Thoughts on errors in technological infrastructure and products

Often times I am confused by my own and other people’s thoughts. We just experienced two power outages. One might be inclined to think “In our country? Really? I could have bet we are so over power outages.” Well apparently we’re not. And the power outage killed large parts of my working quality tonight. Simply… Continue Reading Thoughts on errors in technological infrastructure and products