Musings of Geekdom by Eric Newton

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February 2019 Entries

WSL, git, ssh keys, and a partridge in a pear tree
(Note post is first draft)Just ran into this tonight, setting up a new machine to actually run Ubuntu Bash via WSL. I was trying to use git in the WSL ubuntu shell and use ssh keys. Also found that after running ssh-keygen, ssh was now complaining that the keys were too public. Easy fix: chmod 400 .ssh/id_rsa right?Ah yeah, not working! Sigh. Okay, so wtf? So I start investigating and to make things more annoying, apparently WSL seems to setup two different home directories. Arg! Somebody didn't ......

Posted On Sunday, February 17, 2019 1:51 AM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ wsl windows-subsystem-for-linux ubuntu bash git git-for-windows ssh ]

Ajax Post on Safari 11.4 timing out for strange reasons? Check here
This was a little doozy.We have a site that has ajax file upload fields that worked for all browsers, IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari except for one instance: Safari on iPhones.How strange! The problem exhibited was that Safari would start the request but never seem to attempt to finish and no matter what timeout, would timeout after 60 seconds (the max I believe you can set). Note that using a traditional POST would work fine, but who wants that in 2018/2019???Turns out there's an odd little bug in ......

Posted On Sunday, February 17, 2019 1:10 AM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ ios safari jQuery timeout ajax ]

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