Author Archives: Lorenz Bausch

GitLab Runner on Uberspace

23.09.2017: Updated instructions for 10.0.x release of GitLab Runner. This post describes how to setup gitlab-runner on an Uberspace using the shell executor. Download gitlab-runner-linux-amd64 Download the Runner binary into the ~/bin  directory and make it executable:

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Chrome 56: Install and use Extensions

Starting with Chrome 56 on Debian you might end up having no Extensions. To re-enable them again you have to start Chrome with

To make this a default add this flag to the default flags in /etc/chromium.d/default-flags:

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Waiting for server to accept SSH connections

Sometimes you need to wait for a just booted server to accept SSH connections. This can be solved with a one-line bash script:

 

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npm install fails with “npm ERR! tar.unpack untar error”

Problem npm failed randomly while installing packages. It didn’t matter which packages or if running on Debian itself or inside virtual machines using Ubuntu (vagrant). Upgrading npm to the latest version ( sudo npm install -g npm@latest ) and clearing npm’s cache ( npm cache clean ) didn’t help either. … Continue reading

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