Minor annoyances while installing GitLab

I’ve installed GitLab on my server, and it hasn’t exactly been a smooth ride. So here goes, what went wrong in my case — and how to fix it. First off, I should mention the server is a LXC container running Debian 9 (Stretch) 64bits. Prerequisites install failures Following along the GitLab install guide, the […]

Un-bricking Debian: apt-get crash in non-critical packages

I’ve got an old Asus Eee netbook that I run Debian on, since as much as I love Gentoo, I wouldn’t want to compile anything on that Atom N280 – and I’m too lazy to setup distcc. Unfortunately, the beast tends to fall victim to chronic MCEs, almost systematically in the course of apt-get operation. […]