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How to completely uninstall MariaDB from a Debian 7 server

DevOps Deployment Automation with Terraform, AWS and Docker There are many guides about how to install and configure popular applications on Linux servers, but not much on how to remove them. I found this out when I needed to install…
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It doesn’t bloody work! 4 things to keep in mind when reporting a bug

As a professional software engineer, I deal with bug reports all the time. As a result, I have had my fair share of tickets which read something along the lines of: "<insert arbitrary feature here> is not working!!!". Don't get…
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Excellent Command Prompt Alternative

My good friend Alireza recently sent me a link to an alternative command prompt application for Windows called Cmder. When I first clicked the link, my initial thought was "this looks nice, but is it really worth installing a…
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Making WordPress comments form work with Bootstrap 3

While re-designing my WordPress blog template I came across the challenge of making the WordPress comments form play nicely with Bootstrap 3. Unlike the search form which is easily customized by simply adding a 'searchform.php' template…