Some files include a byte order mark (BOM), which can be quite annoying. In this post I explain how to remove it.

I was not able to install the R-package FSelector, because a dependency could not be installed properly.

Some great people from the statmath institute created a wu-style latex-presentation theme. In this post I will explain how to use and extend it.

This tutorial shows how to setup an open proxy in ubuntu. I am using such a setup for scraping purposes and it works quite well.

If you want to use a robot.txt file in october CMS there is the great Txt plugin. But the current version provides a bug, which can be fixed quite easily.

Yes, another boilerplate. It's quite special, but useful. It helps you to create octobercms themes using gulp, bootstrap, font awesome and sass.

We started as web agency a few months ago and now we are managing several servers from different providers. So I decided to compare them, although they are quite different.

This tutorial shows how to mount and format partitions. I will also provide some tips and a step by step description how to auto mount a partition on a reboot.

I had to analyse a big dataset (>12GB). Although I have enough memory, it needs a lot of time so I looked for some optimisations - with success.

I had some troubles re-installing mariadb - files were missing and old installation files were used. Here are the steps how I optimised the configuration and changed the data-dir.

I am a happy cowserver.de user. Here is a small script I am using for backup purposes - it uses the included external storage.

I wanted to use OctoberCMS on a DigitalOcean droplet, managed by serverpilot. First I thought this would be a problem, because they are using nginx (which does not support .htaccess files) and it's not save to modify their default nginx-config, but I found a simple solution ...

If you use papers app in combination with bibtex you might have troubles with webpages, because papers app uses some more or less "strange" types and attributes. So I wrote a script to fix it.