Use nano in Docker containers

If for some reason you find yourself needing to use nano in a Docker container, you can set the terminal type and then you’ll be able to use it. Say for example you ran bash with the exec command, you can then run:

and it’ll allow you to use the terminal as normal for nano/clear etc.

Vagrant SSL Error Fix

Minor issue this morning where Vagrant wouldn’t fetch a box completely, turns out that the local cache looked corrupted and you would get this error:

you can force it to refetch entirely, by using the command:

then run your vagrant up as usual and it should work.

Auto Deploy Docs to Laravel Forge

If you use to generate documentation and Laravel Forge, you can set up auto deployment and publishing quite easily. Setup the site in Forge, making sure you have a composer.json and an empty public directory in your repo.

You can then use this deploy script to build, move and publish your changes automatically after you’ve added a webhook too:

Apple, HP, Samsung, Logitech & More Tech Clearout

I’ll be clearing out some Apple hardware shortly and other bits and bobs. Email sensible offers to [email protected] Anything not sold over this weekend will head to eBay with a higher markup.

Apple Mac Mini, Late 2012 (boxed):

Synology DSM DS713+ (with 2x 3TB WD Red Drives, boxed):




Samsung SyncMaster T23B551 24″ HDTV Smart TV/LCD Monitor

Samsung SyncMaster S24B350 LCD Monitor

Logitech HD Pro C920 Webcam

HP ProLiant ML110 G7: 1TB WD Drive, 10GB RAM, Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E31220 @ 3.10GHz. Capable of running VMware Hypervisor (was initially purchased for that exact reason).

Shipping can be arranged at your cost and will require insurance.