Month: January 2018

Ubuntu 16.04 Compiz Hang Kernel

After Ubuntu published the latest Kernel Patches for Meltdown and Spectre the Kernel 4.4.0-104/109-generic let Intel Graphics freeze or hang on Compiz with Unity. Howto fix: Install the latest Kernel 4.4.0-112-generic do: sudo apt-get install linux-image-4.4.0-112-generic sudo apt-get install linux-image-extra-4.4.0-112-generic reboot then: sudo apt-get autoremove –purge -y This removes older kernels and save Space! Do test the PC for hanging again!!!

Meltdown Spectre VM Hosting

Thru current IT News you may have heard about the major Security Problem of x86 Technology. If your Websites current hosted on VM at VM Providers, contact them to get current news about their bug handling of their VM Host Servers. If you get no details, then shutdown your sites temporarily, or look for a other solution which isn’t running on x86 Technology. Otherwise you can try to switch from php-kits to static HTML Websites. On the Net there are very helpful tools to do this easy. For WordPress is a WP to HTML Plugin available. This dumps your blog […]

Google Webmaster Tools Twitter

Last Time i tried  to integrate a Twitter Timeline into my blog but i found out that this ranked down my blog on Google Webmaster Tools cause Twitter sub connected Servers blocking Google Webmaster Bot from reading the timeline by own robots.txt so i stopped using Twitter Integration to fix.  No Webmaster want show non indexed Informations  and went back to the time of  stones.. Twitter fails..

Unity Ubuntu Topbar disappeared

I have often seen that the Unity Topbar of Ubuntu LTS is hidden or not clean loaded after Login. It’s Caching Problem of Unity (Compiz) and Lightdm, if the PC is not clean rebooted or started. Howto fix: sudo rm -fr ~/.cache/compizconfig-1 \ && sudo rm -fr ~/.compiz && sudo service lightdm restart Now relogin and check.. if ok do a Profile Backup! with: tar -cvzf /usb-backup-stick/compiz.tgz \ /home/username/.cache/compizconfig-1 /home/username/.compiz

Locale Umloud Problems Cron

If you run scripts to handle text output by cronjobs your perhaps get problems with umlouds “ÖÄÜ” cause they are displayed by “**”. This is a problem cause cron uses “C” setting as locale, you can test it by setting it into root crontab: open crontab from root with: $su – root $crontab – insert * * * * * locale This will mail cron’s locale echo to the mailbox of root! Read root’s mail! After tests remove the locale entry at crontab! Howto fix for Scripts: open crontab from root with: $su – root $crontab -e insert (for German): […]

DSL ISP check daily speed

​#dsl #telekom #speed #einundeins #router #settings do weekly #check the webinterface of your #Internet #connection somtimes #lower than you pay by #isp #provider #contract #malfunction  :-( no #DSL100 

Social Media Wasted Lifetime

.. most of current sites reading is #wasted #lifetime, especially #facebook, #twitter #instagram .. thru open APIs filled by robots scripts with trash or fake news. Thats a real Problem for Governments to break thru and inform the people with goods.

HTML5 Media autoplay Backdoor

If you use current Browsers like Firefox you should test icecat as hardened replacement to stop automatic execution of codes free Download incl Addons: https://www.gnu.org/software/gnuzilla/