How to install Tmux 2.x on Debian 8 "Jessie"

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
linux
tmux

I’m happy to admit that I’m a bit of a Debian novice. Coming from a decade of using Ubuntu, I still have a bit to learn. My recent dilemma was with the version of tmux I had on one of my servers. Nothing wrong with tmux 1.9 but it was […]

Switching from Ubuntu to Debian

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
linux

After a short stint with openSUSE I decided to give Debian a go instead of going back to Ubuntu. Why? First and foremost, I was sick of regularly receiving “Sorry, Ubuntu has experienced an internal error” messages. I was drawn to Ubuntu because of regular release cycles but the constant […]

Vertical alignment is a waste of time

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
development
programming style

As I’ve gotten older, code formatting has become less and less important to me. When I was younger, it was the world, but as of late, it’s a nice to have. What’s truly important to me is whether or not anybody is using the things I’ve built. I’m still fairly […]

Upgrade to PHP 7.x on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
development
php
linux
ubuntu

Upgrading to PHP 7.x (7.0 or 7.1 as of the time of this writing) is just as easy as it is to upgrade to PHP 5.6! Before we install PHP 7.x, I would recommend getting your system up to date: sudo apt-get update Next you will need to add the […]

Lawn mower won't start after winter storage

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
diy

Last year was the first time in a while that I mowed a lawn. The decision to mow the lawn myself was because I couldn’t stand the idea of shelling out at least 160$ per month for something that I could knock out in around an hour on a Saturday […]