Custom php.ini to the docker library php using docker-compose config

An approach that adds additional ini files to be parsed by php by just adding two lines to your docker-compose.yml. It’s a convenient practice for small projects without ad-hoc tailoring to use prebuilt images from docker hub. Sometimes we need to change some php.ini settings for a php container, for example, increasing upload_max_filesize parameter. The…

Disable transparent HugePages in Ubuntu or Kubuntu for TokuDB on boot

To enable TokuDB engine in MariaDB one has to be sure that transparent hugepages are disabled. I assume you’ve already installed MariaDB and edited config files so that TokuDB should be enabled. Test if transparent hugepages are enabled or disabled: 1234root@sheershoff-kbnt:/etc# cat /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled always madvise [never] root@sheershoff-kbnt:/etc# cat /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/defrag always madvise [never] If you see…

Debian Etch patch ShellShock (BashDoor) vulnerability

Generally speaking if your hosting is using Debian Etch nowadays it is time to consider moving to a more contemporary OS. Nevertheless, here are the instructions on how to patch bash on Debian Etch to fix the ShellShock vulnerability: 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738#first find out the version you have so you know what to get for the patches…