Daily Archives: 17.01.2014


Installing apt-cacher-ng proxy to accelerate installations and save bandwidth

The Installation is quite simple. On a Debian or Ubuntu just type: apt-get install apt-cacher-ng This will install the package and already start the service. Then you will have to point you clients to use your proxy when installing new packages. Therefore just create /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01proxy with the following content: Acquire::http { Proxy "http://10.0.1.100:3142"; }; whereas […]


Installing Homebrew on Mac OS X

Just type the following command on a command line: ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" The output should be similar to this: ==> This script will install: /usr/local/bin/brew /usr/local/Library/… /usr/local/share/man/man1/brew.1 ==> The following directories will be made group writable: /usr/local/. /usr/local/bin /usr/local/include /usr/local/lib /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig /usr/local/share /usr/local/share/man /usr/local/share/man/man1 /usr/local/share/doc ==> The following directories will have their group […]