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How to Create ‘System Restore’ Points in Ubuntu 18.04

Aug/06/2018 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Since I moved up all my work stuff into Linux (mostly Ubuntu 18.04) I've been exploring more and more on how to perfect my work environment. Last thing we all need is to not have backups in place. Specially if its a work environment. For that we have TimeShift.

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Spotify snap broken with Nvidia driver 396.24.02? I got your back.

Jul/24/2018 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Upgraded my Nvidia driver just now from 396.24.0 to 396.24.02, rebooted, and Spotify no longer works. It opens a window but never draws anything but a black screen.

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git commander another great command line interface tool

Jul/18/2018 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

This is a git tool that gives more friendly way to navigate your git logs, commit or even diff files. Personally I use git most times inside Sublime Text 3. However its always nice to have a tool like this at hand.

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Start using CLI more and more with mycli

Jul/18/2018 4 min read by Marco Monteiro

Ever since I moved into Linux I started using the CLI even more. Don't get me wrong, I used it quite a lot on Mac. However if there was one thing that I normally didn't use it for was for mySQL. However a few days ago I discovered mycli. Since then I gotta say. Love it!

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Using the MSSQL driver to connect to a old SQL server in PHP

Jul/13/2018 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

One of reasons we had to use PHP 5.6 in one of our recent projets was related to the fact that we needed to get info from the clients ERP, that one only allowed a connection via MSSQL. So after we got the project running with PHP 5.6 instead of 7.2 we had to install the MSSQL drivers.

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