Manjaro & Bash – download the latest version of Gradle

I’ve noticed that Manjaro repository does not always contain the latest versions of applications. What’s more, if you decided to install an app on yourself and not by using pamac/pacman, then you have to take care about updating the app manually. Below you can find a simple Bash script for upgrading the application (Gradle in my case): Continue reading Manjaro & Bash – download the latest version of Gradle

[Solved] Manjaro with dmcrypt does not boot after upgrade

If you are using an encrypted root partition (LUKS encryption) on Manjaro, your system could be broken after pamac upgrade. After rebooting the system I wasn’t able to provide the password. Esc key showed some more details:

Check that kernel supports aes-xts-plain64 cipher (check syslog for more info)

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Parsing httpd.conf

Let’s say you need to configure an httpd for a new project. The configuration file becomes longer and longer so you decide to make use of macros and Use directives. Things go smooth – so far single lengthy flat configuration file is now tree-structured, it also includes a lot of other files. After three years of maintaining such a tree-structured configuration you’re the only person who knows well that magic. Virtual hosts are hidden behind third include and fifth macro. Continue reading Parsing httpd.conf