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About bitsanddragons

A traveller, an IT professional and a casual writer

mariadb service not starting on Fedora 22

Today I was trying to install natika on my apache server. My server is a Fedora 22 machine. I know, it’s an old system, but if it works, why to change it? It’s a rhetorical question, of course. I know … Continue reading

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Not advancing

I’m not getting anywhere. My muse is gone, or on a sick leave. I’m blocked trying to do something like google spreadsheets without google. I’d like to have it for the intranet, and I’d like to control it all. I … Continue reading

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100 Billion days & 100 Billion nights

“Orionae?” The cyborg philosopher tilted his head, frowning, then began hesitantly.  “A long time ago,  I heard of a civilization that believed in an evil supreme being who existed in opposition to their good god. I have visited the village … Continue reading

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Fedora 22 sssd failed with status 3

Oh, this is a good one. I updated my apache server from Fedora 21 to Fedora 22 and I gave up on sssd because I didn’t need it at that moment. I’m the only one accessing to it, and I … Continue reading

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Install Kodi on a Raspberry Raspbian

I was really tired of fighting with the Samsung Smart TV, that sometimes plays something, sometimes not. Basically it only plays dm4, that I can get by conversion, but I don’t want to waste my time converting. Lately I was … Continue reading

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Let’s do it

“Let’s go somewhere else.” Ea is still hanging on my neck, after the kiss, that was one of the sweetest ones I ever experienced. I look around, looking for support. “It’s OK, Blue, we’ll take care of the fucker.” Yellow … Continue reading

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Tonk

“Who’s this?” Ea is with us. He or she shines peace and darkness on this light. The hair is perfectly surrounding the face, half blonde, half brunette. The eyes are big, and they’re on fire. Red, or brown, but with … Continue reading

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