Hibernate desktop system using systemd.
Disable mitigations for CPU vulnerabilities.
Enable HTTP/2 on HAProxy 1.8 and temporarily fix the bad request problem with the Nginx backend using FastCGI/uWSGI.
Install recent HAProxy version to take advantage of the new fancy features.
Recently, I tried to update
uwsgi package on
Ubuntu Xenial, but received an error about broken package. It looks like the mentioned package was pushed to the repository before its dependencies. This issue is thoroughly described in #1719363 bug report.
It is time to mention about simple sequential or simultaneous upgrade process on lxd guests. It is adapted to Debian-like operating systems using
apt as I am using these daily.
lxd is a real pleasure to use, but
mdadm constantly segmentation faults inside Ubuntu guest operating system. This issue affects only Ubuntu as
mdadm is not disabled by default inside these containers. It is nothing scary or dangerous, but in this specific case, repetitive segfaults needlessly raise alertness level.
I have already described how to disable the touchpad when an external mouse is connected using the udev device manager, but today I want to share a simple shell script that I am using on Dell XPS 13 to disable/enable the touchpad using a single keyboard shortcut.
Recently I needed to update integrated Intel graphics drivers to gain access to more recent OpenGL extensions. Packages available by default in base system do not provide such functionality, so I used Updated and Optimized Open Graphics Drivers as it is built almost simultaneously with the latest updates.