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Microsoft, Windows 10 and the paternalism of users

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Attention: This is a rant, with some swearing… Yes, Windows 10 is here… … and Microsoft desided to force users to install ‘the wonderfull free upgrade to Windows 10’. So my father was punished by an automatic  install. The update system wasn’t even asking him. He went away from his PC and came back some […]

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Gitlab updates over arch-aur

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Again are GitLab updates quite exhausting. Better to say, not GitLab itself, but the repository updates of Arch Linux in combination with GitLab. ruby got a new release 2.2 and my GitLab instance is still running on 2.1. A downgrade of ruby prevented my instance from collapsing, but as usual upgrading GitLab is quite painful, […]

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Evil gitlab update…

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During the weekend I’ve managed to bring down my webserver and my gitlab service, due to a failed gitlab update. Well, the install script of the new gitlab version did some not so good things, which prevented me from updating without hassle. But after all I’ve just put two projects up there, which were easily […]