Using Gitlab CI for deployments

gitlab

Hi there folks! This time we are going to talk about something different: using Gitlab and its CI system for deployments. Gitlab CE (community edition) is an Open Source git platform that can be used to host your git repositories on a server. It offers most of the features offered by Github, with the advantage…

Manjaro OpenRC 17.0 Xfce Development ISOs [RC]

While waiting for Manjaro 17.0 to be released, have created RC ISOs for Manjaro OpenRC 17.0 Xfce edition. Highlights: Kernel updated to 4.9.x series (next LTS). Reverted to using ALSA by default (decided by voting, see here for reference). Old CLI installer patched to work with manjaro-tools 0.13.8 (changes available here). Download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/manjaro-openrc/files/17.0/ P.S. May…

systemd free for two years!

It has been more than two years since I switched from using systemd on manjaro! Since that time I have been using OpenRC on manjaro, along with Slackware on my main system (systemd free out of the box). Has been a nice ride so far 🙂 P.S. Relevant links: * http://without-systemd.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page * http://systemd-free.org/

Touchscreen issues with my phone

For some time now, I had been having touchscreen issues with my phone (a Moto G3), where scrolling registered as a click; finally decided to research it and stumbled upon this thread: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/MOTO-G-3rd-Gen/Touch-detection-problems-phantom-touch-ghost-touch/td-p/3277853 Seems like an issue faced by a lot of people regarding this handset, but I am 12 pages in and yet to…

Using OpenRC on Arch / Archbang / Manjaro Linux.

With the increasing complexity of systemd, I decided to look for alternatives. After some searching and experimentation, I settled upon OpenRC. OpenRC is a dependency based rc system that works with the system provided init program, normally sysvinit. Before proceeding furthur, let me list some of the resources available: 1) Manjaro Linux wiki 2) Manjaro…