Monat: Juni 2017

Nvidia: Legacy Driver Debian 9.0 Stretch Kernel 4.9 Bug Interface

Current is a UNFIXED Bug on Debian 9.0 Stretch which makes impossible to easy install DKMS Nvidia-Legacy Drivers 304/340 for older Geforce Cards https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=852152 To run nouveau on upgrade 8.0 to 9.0 go to /etc/modprobe.d and remove MANUAL all blacklist configs (*.conf) of nvidia cause some glued on upgrade and are not purged automatic by the upgrade. Cause they will block nouveau load at boot (xserver-xorg-video-nouveau) Then run on Terminal: $sudo update-initramfs -u -k all $sudo update-grub $sudo reboot Remarks: Older Hardware isn’t supported by Legacy Drivers after Nvidia-375!! If you not forced to upgrade to 9.0, then WAIT! up […]

Fritzbox: Easy USV UPS AVM 7490 Battery Power

If you use a Router with IP Phones you perhaps want to have a Power Storage for up to 60 Minutes to use IP Phone or WIFI on Power Failures?? Major Info: Check the Router DATASHEETS! the Battery Voltage on loading should never go over maximum!! Some Trafo wind up to 14Volts and more! This DESTROYS the DSL MODEM CHIP !!!! The 10 Cell AA Batterholder allow to connect 9 Cells! Connect the Wire to only 9th Connector 9x AA 1,26V let the Router work The Modem is protected cause the Circut runs under 12 Volts! 11,25 – 11,5V, the […]

Security: Disable USB Drive mount for Users

If you share your Systems and you want to disable USB Drive connects there is a small solution. By default the gvfs Service handle all automounts and drive scans. On old Linux Systems you could purge the complete gvfsd „Backend“ but Ubuntu-Desktop forces some pakets to the default Desktop Package! If you purge it the working Desktop can be destroyed! It’s easier to disable the „USB Drivers“ called Modules from load on Start! Cause Rules are „Software“ and can FAIL unknown!! Howto? Edit the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf and add: blacklist usb_storage blacklist uas Update initramfs (Kernel Image) update-initramfs -u -k all reboot […]

Fire TV Stick: Export Audio to external Speakers

If you use a Amazon Fire TV Stick you perhaps want to replace TV Speakers with a Audio System. To get a 3,5mm Audio Stereo Signal you can take a Ligawo HDMI to DVI Box. It splits the 2.1 Stereo Audio Signal from digital to 2.1 Analog Signal. You can plugin: Headphones use at Office  Active Speaker Audio Systems 2.1 Recorder (for Music Records of Live Concerts) Laptop to record with free Suite called Audacity free Download for Win+Linux

Security: Isolated Browser eMail Programs

If you want to be more secure, on Linux you can isolate used programs on different Users! All you need is installed by default! Howto: Add a new User for eMail and Browser to the System with: $sudo adduser mailuser $sudo adduser webuser now install if not installed by default „gksu“ User Switch $sudo apt-get install gksu copy now the default App Links to webuser’s Home Desktop, for mailuser enter mailuser’s name $cp /usr/share/applications/firefox-esr.desktop /home/webuser/Desktop/firefox-esr.desktop edit the firefox-esr.desktop by right click on nautilus or a editor and change command line: old: /usr/lib/firefox-esr/firefox-esr %u to: gksu -u webuser -w "/usr/lib/firefox-esr/firefox-esr %u" […]