Tag: howto

Split Files on embedded Linux Systems

If you run a embedded Linux PC like raspi often some Linux Commands fail without error messages, cause the hardware performance is low tech. Same i have seen on the split command.. to split a 50GB Photos-Archive File to 4Gb on a USB Drive i found out that: sudo split -b 4096m -d -u Photos.tgz Photos-Archive_ fix the job.. Cause option -u disable IO-Caching over the 2.0 USB Port to the RAM of the raspi that the Data of the Output Stream is written direct to the Drive.

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 […]

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 […]

LEDE OPENWRT WIFI USB SETUP

Test Setup Futro S500 with USB Wifi Dongle Realtek RTL8192CU PCI Riser Card with Realtek Gigabit LEDE 17.XX Trunk Kernel 4.14 Download latest Version from openwrt.org select x86/64 extract the compressed image (*ext4*img.gz) and dump it with “dd” to CF-Card 1GB Sample for Clean Setup like TP-Link Router Firmware: You need to install this packages by “opkg update && opkg install package name && reboot”: base-files – 184-r6198-ba5f700 busybox – 1.27.2-3 dnsmasq – 2.79rc1-1 dropbear – 2017.75-5 e2fsprogs – 1.43.7-1 firewall – 2017-11-07-c4309372-2 fstools – 2018-02-11-3d239815-1 fwtool – 1 hostapd – 2017-08-24-c2d4f2eb-6 hostapd-common – 2017-08-24-c2d4f2eb-6 hostapd-utils – 2017-08-24-c2d4f2eb-6 iftop – […]

Nextcloud Owncloud Opensource Risk’s

If you are current using Nextcloud / Owncloud or other PHP-Kits for File Handling you should know these remarks: Based on this Article You must know: Details of Security about your current used PHP Versions (7.X) Details of your used Database Version (MySQL..) Details of hardened OS and Webserver Version (Apache,Firewall,fail2ban,file policys, selinux, apparmor filter) See ALWAYS PHP-Kits of opensource with the trust of NON HARDENED SOFTWARE (prefer NON-PUBLIC ACCESS) You can ACCESS this Software thru SSH TUNNELS with a local running non-caching PROXY (privoxy) Use the SSH Tunnels on unknown Ports and Login via Key Files which must be […]

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 […]

Android: Upgrade Downgrade Kindle Fire Firmware Bug

If you use a Amazon Kindle Fire 2015 (45$) Generation “Ford” or other Android Tablets,Smartphones you must know some MAJOR Informations about the Firmware Handling. If you were asked by the Fire OS or Android to “Upgrade” the Firmware OS, DON’T PUSH YES it without READING DETAILS! I prefer ALWAYS NO FIRST! Use ALWAYS a SDCARD to hold the MAJOR Data of your Tablet, cause if bricked or damaged you can’t pull off the DATA!!! Android Firmware Images INCLUDE not only the OS, it includes DRIVERS, and the MAJOR BOOTLOADER!! Cause Android Devices use no real BIOS!! If you Upgrade, you […]

WordPress: Get URL of all Posts

On a lot of  Blogs, Forum and Howto Pages i have read the Question: “How to get the URL of all WordPress Posts?” If you dont want to use a external Plugin which can be a Security Hole in the CMS you can fix it with a small Workaround: Login into WordPress as Blog Admin Create a New cenral Categorie like “Howtos” Now go to the Posts Page where all Content Pages can be seen as list Here SELECT ALL and do Bulk Action “ADD” to the new Categorie “howto” that’s it.. now all Posts listet like.. https://www.linuxonlinehelp.de/category/howto/ Remark: If […]

Ubuntu: Release Change

If you use Ubuntu on your Systems, you perhaps read last weeks about a new Release Version. I am often asked, must i upgrade now? My answere at first is not really, cause the new Versions are not cleaned up by all bugs and the User or Admin must recheck against the new advantages of the new Releases for production usage. I prefer to wait 3 Month after a Release by Ubuntu is published. But if you setup a very new Hardware your are often forced to take the LAST Release Version, cause it supports newest Hardware Chips by the […]

WordPress: Change User Password manual on mysql prompt

If you don’t want to use Passwords generated by wordpress itself, you can do it manual on a MYSQL Console howto: Login to your Webserver with the Database via encrypted SSH!! Login to the MYSQL Server Conssole with $ mysql -u username -p Enter Password, and change database with mysql>use database-name-of-blog Now Set Password for the User mysql>UPDATE wp_users SET user_pass = MD5('NEWPASSWORD-16-DIGITS') WHERE user_login = "THEUSERNAME"; System shows Echo: mysql> ok.. Changed 1 Row.. Quit mysql> exit Logout of SSH

Upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

It’s always the same problem with upgrade, cause deep changes it is recommend to make a clean fresh setup of your PC with Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. Steps: – backup Home files to a USB Disk / Stick without hidden folders!! – format PC with Ubuntu Install Disk and make a fresh setup (Professionals take alternate disk!!) – at Laptops with encrypted Disk make /var at same partition as root (/)!! – change wanted settings like wireless/lan/speech – update Ubuntu with Update-Manager!!!! and reboot!!! – copy back Home Files to /home without Setting files and old cache(.*-Files) – now test your […]