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Social Bots the Business Killer

If you have  a small Company and you want to raise up your Startup Business you often asked to buy Support by Developers (eMail) or Big Data Companies (goo, fb .. etc.) to use their Marketing Tools like Social Bots, automated Scripts and more.. But take care this can be your Business Killer cause: Trust is lost if Bots are recognized by the Users too much Ads or Trash Posts forces Humans to leave if trust is gone the Users logoff from current Social Media Channel, for example “fb” loses much Users last time and was enforced to integrate new […]

WordPress Gutenberg Editor fails on modsecurity2

If you use modsecurity2 Plugin Filter on a Apache2 / Apache24 Setup then on my Blogs Gutenberg fails to SAVE Pages and Drafts. Workaround: Install the old but useful “Classic Editor Plugin” and replace Gutenberg for all Users! Background: It seems the lastest stable mod_security2 Rules not modified for Gutenberg post urls!

Convert WordPress Blog into Static Websites

For some reasons you want to convert your WordPress with Linux Tools into a Static Website: low level Hosting no SQL + PHP for higher Security Then open a Terminal and enter into a Text Editor: nano wp2statis.sh: #!/bin/bash wget \ –recursive \ –no-clobber \ –page-requisites \ –html-extension \ –convert-links \ –restrict-file-names=windows $url-of-site exit 0 Advantage? wget runs on most WP-Themes low Load on the convert Process Script can be used to run by Cron automaticly every Night !

Website Speed Test with Linux

If you own a Blog and want to check the Speed with your local Linux Computer use a commandline tool called curl. Open a Terminal and enter:   curl -o /dev/null -s -w 'Connect: %{time_connect}\nStart Transfer: %{time_starttransfer}\nTotal: %{time_total}\n' https://www.yourdomain.de System Echos: Connect: 0,084774 Start Transfer: 0,173280 Total: 0,228651 Advantage? You will see the Website Load Time of Users at your Location (Country Area) You can check “high performance Clouds” vs. “bare metal Servers” or “virtual Hosting” You see that mostly expensive Hosting is wasted money cause “shared” IO V-Host is SLOWER! You get the real “felt” IO for Users who […]

WordPress Speed Test Optimization

If you use WordPress and you want to get better results on search engines and  social media checkout: Load Speed at Google free Speed Analyser for Developer https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ Reduce and Control the Plugins Reduce and Control Images at Content and Image Sizes 50-100 kb Limits Use latest PHP Version if possible 7.3 Use cached MySQL if available Result: If green your Job is done well.. cause old rule, LESS is often MORE  

5G Mobile Network opens Pandora’s Box

5G will it make possible to attack mobile Devices and Cars 10 times faster Users will not recognize attacks or uploaded data the wider data bandwith will it make possible to attack much more efficient Remark: checkout if you really need this mobile network, cause slower is sometime safer against automated tools slower mobile network is cheaper disable mobile data if not neeeded to stay hidden and offline, calls option is still working

FastGlacier Client on Linux AWS Cloud Backup

If you are a Newbie on AWS Glacier Cloud Backup you want to use a simple Backup Uploader you can use FastGlacier inside Wine! Major Info: Glacier puts only Files up to 4GB size, split 50GB Tar/Zip Files to 4GB!! Setup AWS free Account !! Go to IAM create User, set User Role to Glacier full access Write down User and Password key at IAM now go right to you loved Cloud Area like Frankfurt or Asia Setup new vault, logout.. install wine install winetricks dotnet40 Framework install FastGlacier have fun.. sudo apt-get install wine sudo apt-get winetricks Run winetricks […]

Smartmontools unlisted Devices

If you use a Toshiba Canvio 3tb Drive at a raspi then smartmontools will not see the usb drive. Try: sudo smartctl -t long -d sat -s on /dev/sdb -t test long or short -d drive protocol sata = sat -s enforce smart which is off by the usb drive firmware wait XXX Minutes then: sudo smartctl -H -d sat -s on /dev/sdb get status..

Amazon AWS Howtos

Here some Bookmarks if you want to try Amazon AWS Cloud Services like S3 (Cloud File Storage), EC2 (VM Instances..) Howtos / Basics : https://github.com/open-guides/og-aws#aws-data-transfer-costs Remark: AWS Services mostly priced by data transfers and online time! Checkout daily “Billing Monitor” ! Amazon AWS: https://aws.amazon.com/ Remark: S3 is the Standard Cloud Storage, cheaper is S3-IA or long term Backups use “Glacier” where you first upload files to S3 and set a “Rule” on a “Bucket” move files to Glacier Long Term Backup! Amazon Admin Console: https://aws.amazon.com/de/console/ Security: Howto Create ENCRYPTED Containers for AWS on Linux? Klick At the End.. don’t forget […]

Ubuntu Snap on Bionic 18.04 Reasons

If you upgrade or install Ubuntu to 18.04 the last and current LTS Version you have may asked yourself “what the hell is snap loop device?” Easy Snap was hidden built in to print MONEY, sure?? YES see manpage snap.. ” BUY A SNAP !!” .. its a new try to get money since Amazon Shop Link implementation.. like others from Appstores.. Howto get rid off? Removing of snapd with purge app Apps by deps.. # sudo apt-get remove snapd –purge Some may ask do i need snaps? No cause most packages still live at the debian apt repository Snap […]

Openwrt LEDE ath9k bugs fixed

If you use a TP Link Router like 3600, 4300 or a other brand with ATH9K Chipset you should upgrade to OPENWRT 18.06 with Kernel 4.9 Tested: OpenWrt 18.06.0 r7188-b0b5c64c22 / LuCI openwrt-18.06 branch (git-18.210.69179-6df9a57) – Atheros AR9344 rev 2 cause: more stable less load no ath9k Wifi Lookup on high transfers Same seen on other TP Link Routers like 841 Series, remark last Version 13 not supported Hope that the Freifunk Software will be updated fast! More Information go: https://openwrt.org/

WordPress Themes SEO Rating

If you use WordPress for a Blog and you think about a Theme Change for a new Look you should now some points: Check new Themes for available Updates Check new Theme for User Feedback Check new Theme how often its downloaded, if often used Search Engines can handle the code Check the new Theme some Weeks and control active the Ranking on Search Engines (like Webmaster Tools), cause bad readable Code is ranked down or broken internal links and bookmarks can forward robots into nirvana Check the new Theme on various Browsers, Opera, Chrome, Firefox, IE, Mobile Browsers and […]