How to Use iMessage (to Annoy the Hell Out of Your Friends)

Apple, humor
Rickroll Your Friends With Apple Music Integration

Step 1: Make sure you own Rick Astley’s classic “Never Gonna Give You Up.” (But why would you not already own Rick Astley’s classic “Never Gonna Give You Up”?)

Step 2: Send the song to all your friends via Apple Music in iTunes. Step 3: Repeat until you have absolutely no friends left who will respond to your text messages.

This has made me LOL very hard. [via →]

Tomcat 7, munin and Ubuntu 14.04

deploy, Ubuntu

Lately I had to reconfigure an Ubuntu 14.04 server.
Dealing with Tomcat 7 I’ve encountered those two situations:

Enable larger file uploads via Tomcat manager

I had a ~180 war file to deploy. Ubuntu’s Tomcat setting put a limit at 50MB. This has been solved using the tips in this post by skotfred. Unfortunately I haven’t found a more orthodox way of achieving this other than modify the /usr/share/tomcat7-admin/manager/WEB-INF/web.xml in the values max-file-size and max-request-size.

Enable Tomcat monitoring in Munin

Here I’ve followed the tips over this Serverfault discussions.
Adding a [tomcat_ *] was the key.