Proxmox: ‘configuration error: nodelist or quorum.expected_votes must be configured!’

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The following error can be resolved easily: Service engine ‘corosync_quorum’ failed to load for reason ‘configuration error: nodelist or quorum.expected_votes must be configured!’ The manual claims that you have to check your hosts file, but it does not explain fully what is needed. Make sure that the IP address of the node is listed in /etc/hosts with the hostname and … Read More

How to mount nfs on OS X High Sierra

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Troubled with the poor performance of SMB, I decided to use NFS instead. However, OS X does have some major performance hits. When you use Finder with NFS 4, it is terrible. I switched back to V3 and disabled the locking system. Since I am the only one working on this particular installation, it should not be a problem. So, … Read More

Debug Internet Explorer with ievms on OS X

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I just found ievms and wanted to share this with anyone who wants to run this on OS X. With ievms you can run any Internet Explorer version (and Edge) on your machien for debugging purposes. It will take around 47 GB of disk space depending on the browsers you want to run. Checkout their documentation if you want to skip certain … Read More

WordPress blank screen in PHP 7 with CloudLinux PHP selector

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I was testing with WordPress on a Cpanel server with PHP 7 provided by the CloudLinux PHP selector. Unfortunately, I ran in a blank screen of death while installing WordPress (blank screen wp-admin/setup-config.php?step=2). Fortunately, solving this problem is easy. Log in to Cpanel. Select PHP Version. Select the module mysqli. Click save. This resolves the problem. WordPress tries to use mysql_connect … Read More

How to install R1soft on CentOS 7

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Unfortunately, R1soft does not support CentOS 7 out-of-the-box. Although they have a solution for this, their installer does not use this yet. Use the following code to install R1soft with support for CentOS 7 on your machine.

.bash_profile for homestead

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This is just a short blog for Homestead. This is the .bash_profile I use for my homestead environment. It basically adds support for running binaries from .composer/vendor/bin and has an example to automatically cd in the correct folder for your project. This saves you to type cd Code/secondlayer/project_name. I use a second layer to categorise the projects I am working on, as this … Read More

Alternative for WordPress plugin Post Thumbnail Editor

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I have used the WordPress plugin Post Thumbnail Editor for multiple websites, as this plugin allows you to resize the image manually instead of automatically. Editors can correct the image size without using external tools. Unfortunately, the author of the plugin seems to be inactive and the compatibility problems are stacking such as WPML not playing nice with the plugin. Since … Read More

Homestead won’t update – Vagrant: An error occurred while downloading the remote file

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Sometimes I have problems with updating Homestead because the download is interrupted and you get the error “An error occurred while downloading the remote file”. This is the full error I have: homestead update ==> default: Checking for updates to ‘laravel/homestead’ default: Latest installed version: 0.4.0 default: Version constraints: default: Provider: virtualbox ==> default: Updating ‘laravel/homestead’ with provider ‘virtualbox’ from … Read More

How to update the Laravel project

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When you create a new Laravel project with composer or the Laravel command line laravel new, there is no git repository installed in the main directory of the project. In some situations you do not require the latest version of the Laravel project, but if you do it is handy to know that you can easily update the Laravel project. … Read More