Run pdftk on Ubuntu 18.04 or later

The convenient pdf manipulation tool pdftk is not available in Ubuntu 18.04 repositories because of some licensing incompatibilities. Using some docker magic and a small script we’ll use it as in previous Ubuntu releases, since it’s still available in 16.04 repositories. Here we will exploit the docker capabilities to run the pdftk binaries in the…

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…

docker-compose logs sorted by time

Trying to understand what’s happening inside your code running in multiple docker-compose containers by reading logs could be a terrible idea if log lines are outputted in a random manner. Which is true at least for docker-compose version 1.8.0, build 94f7016. This could be simply checked by running the following command several times. 1docker-compose logs|head Here…