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Prime OS an android based system for your laptop needs

Mar/17/2019 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

A few months back I got me a cheap chinese laptop mostly for email, browsing the web, some light reading and watching some videos.

The laptop came with windows, so the first thing I did was remove it and install Ubuntu. However, performance wise it wasn't the best. So I tried Lubuntu, but then I found out about Prime OS.

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Gnome 3.32 is released and with it some new good things

Mar/14/2019 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

One of the reasons that made me change from the ubuntu version of gnome to the default one was to actually be able to get the updates for it faster. As of yesterday the new version was out. Version 3.32 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements, performance improvements and new features.

This release features a refreshed visual style ranging from an entirely new set of app icons to improvements to the user interface style. Many of the base style colors have been saturated, giving them a more vivid, vibrant appearance. Buttons are more rounded and have a softer “shadow” border. Switches no longer use the explicit ON and OFF text, instead using color to indicate state.

Check the release notes here.

I haven't really upgraded but I'm really excited about doing it.

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git refusing to merge unrelated histories

Mar/12/2019 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

One of the things that happens to me a lot is when I start a new project on my computer that someone else started on our main repo is this error saying that I'm trying to merge unrelated histories.

This happens mostly because someone on the other side already started the master and develop branch and made some commits to it.

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How to clean up your environment when using docker

Mar/10/2019 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

After a few projects we all know that you can have a real mess on your rig. Specially when it comes to saving space. So how to do that?

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Getting started with Docker part 3 - Create your own lamp stack

Mar/10/2019 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

Let's work on the following scenario. You are a PHP developer and need a Lamp stack environment to work with.

That means you need Linux, Apache, MariaDB or Mysql and PHP.

So let's get this show on the road and create our own lamp stack.

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