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February, 2019

Syncthing: force local network sync

A couple of years ago i set up an owncloud server for myself. While it’s nice for small amount of files, owncloud had some disturbing limitations. I tried syncing more than a million files, and it miserably failed. The search feature would take forever, etc … Also, you always need a server to be running. […]

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS not booting after update

SYMPTOMS / ERROR MESSAGE: sd-executor exit with status 1 systemd failed to open serialization file failed to fully start freezing system failed to insert module autofs4 CAUSE: Ubuntu is now using systemd and some services need read/write access, however the disk has only been mounted as ro (read-only). SOLUTION: Boot into upstart mode or use […]