What is going on under my hat

The personal blog of Eduardo Shanahan

Sep 14, 2019

Ghost desktop not starting in Ubuntu

I was trying to use the Ghost Desktop client to write in Ubuntu, but I could not go past a white screen and a rotating symbol.Interesting enough, in the Developer ('Toggle Developer

Jul 10, 2019

New engine, new hosting

For a good number of years I kept alive a Wordpress blog that I didn't update too much. I didn't really like the way it works, and not being a PHP programmer made

Aug 15, 2015

Installing Git into a Synology NAS

I have a Synology NAS at home, and I was trying to install Git to reduce the number of private projects I have at Bitbucket. After using the package manager to install Synology’

Aug 15, 2015

Updating Git in Ubuntu

Today I needed to update Git in my Ubuntu machines, and this is a note to myself to remember the process: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa -y sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install

May 30, 2015

Folding lines in Sublime

In one of my projects I am adding a good amount of logging to my code, with the result of getting a lot of distracting lines that end up hiding what is really

May 26, 2015

Time tracking with Toggl

My friend Magoo is using toggl for time tracking and decided to give it a go. I usually apply pomodoros when I am programming, but although they are ok to keep me focused

May 25, 2015

A tool to generate .gitignore files

For some time I have been using gitignore.io to create the .gitignore file used in my projects. The content in many cases seems to be overkill (because it includes common libraries used

May 25, 2015

Javascript Graphics libraries

I am doing a bit of visualisation for some of my projects, and today I found the site  JavaScript Graphs with links to libraries and a good filtering tool to make your choice

Apr 30, 2015

Changing the remote repository in git

I needed to move a project from Bitbucket to Github. I was expecting a little dance to be made there, but it was pretty straightforward: In a terminal, at the directory where I