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Category Archives: Linux

Developing With Docker (Day 2), caching debs using squid-deb-proxy

Today’s step is going to take a bit of a detour. One of the things that kills you when rebuilding a box is that you have to download dependencies every time from the internet. With big files this can be quite slow, and can keep you from working at all if you are offline. So […]

Install Spotify on Linux Mint 15

Spotify’s instructions for setting up on ubuntu no longer work on mint 15. So one easy way to install it is to just download the deb directly from their apt repository. Just choose the correct version out of this directory (32 or 64 bit):

Developing With Docker (Day 1)

TL;DR: Over this series of articles I’m going to try and build up and develop for node.js in a re-usable continer (vm) without polluting my host machine with various versions of node.js, mongodb, etc. For a while I’ve been using vagrant and chef/puppet to develop in sandboxed environments without pulling dependency hell onto my host […]