Tag: root

Rasperry Pi: SD Card Partitions Layout Noobs Backup Restore

If you use a raspberry pi for projects which is shipped with a 8GB SDCard it is very useful to know basics about the root, file and recovery system on the preinstalled card. Major Basics about the Partitioning you find here To save time the raspberry pi offers possibility to run a Full Backup if the pi is ONLINE! Cause the OS is running from RAM like Live Mode! For Backup you need a USB to SDCard Reader with Adaptor Micro SD to SD, and a second SDCard i use 16GB Class 10 Plugin the new SDCard into the Adaptor and into […]

Android: Remove builtin Bloatware without hacking rooting or root-firmware

Last Weeks i got a new Smartphone, it offered 8GB Rom for OS and Apps. Iam not a real fan of rooting, cause i didnt write/change the firmware, i found a other way to tune the System: Dont insert a SIM CARD! After first Boot DONT CREATE a Google Account! Then go i to Apps Manager at Settings and try to disable all unwanted Apps! By default the Manufacterer install a very small and Basic App-Links which is updated later by the Playstore to a newer and much bigger one! Most Apps are min 50%-80% bigger than the factory Apps. The disabling […]

Linux: Translate Boot message of cryptsetup “Enter passphrase to unlock the disk”

Problem: If you setup a full encrypted Laptop with the Linux Installer the first Boot Message of cryptsetup is always in English Speech shown “Enter passphrase to unlock the disk” /dev/sda Solution: edit the /usr/share/initramfs-tools/scripts/local-top/cryptroot ,with nano, find and change the text to your Language edit the /lib/cryptsetup/cryptdisks.functions ,with nano ,find and change the text to your Language update the initramfs of the current kernel withupdate-initramfs -u -k all reboot and test the translated login