python SimpleHTTPServer alternative

If you use python then you might have used “python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000” at some point in time to share files with your friends on LAN. Sometimes we want to share large files from one computer to another and we need it. Sometimes it also happens that you are taking a session and you need to share a large file with everyone else. SimpleHTTPServer of python is good but it’s single threaded. It can only handle one client at a time so if you want to share file with a large number of people on LAN it is a bad option. Also SimpleHTTPServer doesn’t work properly if you are sharing large files. Continue reading

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Bashhub will change your life!

What if you are in a directory in your computer and you want to know all the commands you have typed in that directory? What if you wanted to access that long command which you typed on to your computer around 4 months ago which fixed your problems? What if you want to search the commands you typed in your home pc whlie you are working on your work laptop? Continue reading

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Using fitbit on Oneplus 5T

I started using Fitbit Blaze in November 2017. The moment I got the new watch I realised that it the watch is not officially compatible with my Oneplus 5T. I didn’t know this before buying the watch. After struggling a lot for a few days and browsing through online forums for solutions I finally found one and it has been working really for more than 4 months for me now.

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Setting up gem caching server to speed up docker builds

First up, why do we even need a gem caching server? Once you install a gem it does get cached in your system by default. Method mentioned in this post can be useful if you are using vagrant or docker to do bundle installs a lot of times. For example in my case every time I tried to build my docker image the bundle install command used to take a lot of time because in every build it used to download all the gems again. Continue reading

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