The git/msys mount issue

When mount the mount point from /etc/fstab, it is not working well, But it works when manually type here, Finally the issue in on /etc/fstab mount point format, correct format,


Markdown editor plugin for wordpress

There are tons to markdown plugin for wordpress, I would like to recommend this JP markdown, it takes Markdown module out of Jetpack and making it into an independent plugin. The outstanding point of this plugin – write in Markdown, publish in HTML – works well with plugin SyntaxHighlighter Evolved – when deactivate JP markdown,(…)


How to make node.js portable on windows git/msys

Assume you have portable git/msys, you can find details in portabledevops in github. There are two parts for node.js – node,┬áNode.js interpreter – npm, node package manager I would like to carry node.js in usb driver, found the npm default configuration is too close to windows environment: the good thing is you can change them(…)


Python wheel installation

The wheel is new build-package for python, intend to replace egg, more details here. It is great to avoid compile from source code, easy and faster than egg. This is example for pyzmq, it is nightmare if install on window msys if need to compile from source. 1) download right platform and python vesion for(…)


Virtualenv pip install failure

When create virtualenv project and install new package for example Jupyter, always stuck on pyzmq, Unable to find vcvarsall.bat looks like it trying to compile from source code and cannot find right C++ env from windows, I have mingw existing but no good way to force to compile zmq using mingw g++. Finally I found(…)


C: the reverse command from stdin

The rev tool is missing in git/msys, sometimes it is very useful for parse string. Here is use case: I want to get last field of string since cut command only support nth field.



A portable devops shell env on windows, easy customization of cmder/console+git/msys. Background Cmder is a software package created out of pure frustration over absence of usable console emulator on Windows. It is based on ConEmu. There are two version of cmder: cmder with own Git for Windows and cmdermini without git and bash. I used(…)


ssh setup for github push

After reinstalled git, git push always asked Username and password even ssh key already deployed to github account. $ git push -u origin master Username for ‘https://github.com’: if you type in user and password, for sure it is working but wonder why ssh key not working. ssh git test looks fine, Quick go through github(…)


Portable Docker Toolbox for Windows with Cmder/Console2+msys

Docker Toolbox for Windows is tool set for both docker machine and docker client: – docker-machine – docker Here is solution to make it portable with USB driver, precondition: – portable msys + Git – portable Cmder/Console2 1) First for all, install Docker Toolbox for Windows without VirtualBox and Git options since I already have(…)


How Docker Toolbox for Windows working with Cmder/Console2+msys

This is error when start docker with my own msys bash from shortcut or Cmder/Console2 task tab, Docker Machine is not installed. Please re-run the Toolbox Installer and try again. Looks like something went wrong in step A’Looking for vboxmanage.exeA’… Press any key to continue… Looks like some issue in start.sh in this way, finally(…)