GNU Linux how to fix – CIFS: VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -13

system A mounts the share just fine, but system B won’t? mount -t cifs -o username=admin // /media/username/mointpoint/ dmesg; # reports [17666.614556] CIFS: Attempting to mount \\\sharename [17666.641743] CIFS: Status code returned 0xc000006d STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE [17666.641755] CIFS: VFS: \\ Send error […]

Software Minimalism: cleaning up Android how to delete pre installed (possibly unwanted) Apps – security warning

security warning “To protect against these attacks, Android users should avoid downloading APK files from obscure sources or publishers they don’t know and trust.” “the ARMv8-A architecture added support for a 64-bit address space and 64-bit arithmetic with […]

Why this user avoids LANCOM routers like the plague

LANCOM is not so well known German company that is the partner when it comes to “business” DSL routers for Telekom and T-Systems customers and as such they are conducting the worst closed source rippoff of their customers possible. multiple […]

PHP Composer how to install and how to usage

follow the excellent guide: mkdir /var/www/html/composer cd /var/www/html/composer php -r “copy(‘’, ‘composer-setup.php’);” php -r “if (hash_file(‘sha384’, ‘composer-setup.php’) === ‘THISWILLHAVECHANGEDBYNOW’) { echo ‘Installer verified’; } else { echo ‘Installer corrupt’; unlink(‘composer-setup.php’); } echo PHP_EOL;” php composer-setup.php php -r “unlink(‘composer-setup.php’);” su […]

Fraud Betrug on (formals ebay)
19.Oct.2023 previously known as the most used second-hand platform in Germany was sold from ebay to an norwegian Investor Adevinta Also “ebay for cars” was sold from ebay to Adevinta. “In June 2020, Adevinta won the bid to […]

GNU Linux bash – maximum best compression for binary data – xz (LZMA) vs zstd vs 7zip (7z) vs (parallel multi threaded multi core) bzip2 – why it is better to have A LOT of swap space (RAM 3x or 4x)

once upon a time, compressing massive amounts of binary was required. hostnamectl; # tested on Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 12 (bookworm) Kernel: Linux 6.1.0-12-amd64 Architecture: x86-64 lscpu | grep -E ‘Architecture|Model name|Thread|Core’; # tested on CPU Architecture: x86_64 Model name: […]

the only true cross platform games: Games for browsers
07.Oct.2023 there is also the version for xbox kinect, where the user actually is steering the doodle with user’s body (cool, but that SHOULD also be possible with a smart phone’s front cam right?) game ideas: while doodle jump […]

GNU Linux (Debian) – how to – find the largest 30 duplicate files wasting disk space – multi line sorting madness (mlsm) – how to output x blocks of text separated by delimiter – build (Bill Poser’s and BSDs) msort from src

This is actually VERY usefull to find files that waste disk space. lsb_release -a; # tested on Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 12 (bookworm) the solution: czkawka_cli install rust like this (no need to install rust as root) install […]

She’s a Belter (Song by GERRY CINNAMON)

She’s a Belter (Song by GERRY CINNAMON) in dedication to Drummer… imho “The Expanse” is super confusing plot and EXCELLENT intro music X-D space travel inspirations – best most epic Sci Fi theme songs and intros

Steve Jobs would puke about what Apple has become – iMac 2019 horror reinstall – why this user avoids Apple like the PLAGUE – how to fix – this copy OSX application is damaged and can’t be used to install macOS – Diese Version des Programms ist beschädigt kann nicht für die Installation von macOS verwendet werden

#wtheseriousf? It used to “just work” “seamlessly”, now read the “HORRORS” of reinstalling a only 4 year old iMac (2019) that Apple just does not care about anymore. (just reinstalled  LATEST 2023 Debian 12 on a 17 year old lenovo […]

Has mankind lost it’s ability to learn?

Let me be frank. Once upon the time, was a Windows user. Then was happy to have to use OSX for a transition to GNU Linux. But once on GNU Linux (Debian) do not miss neither Windows nor OSX at […]

looking for a new SoC? (or SBC?) – while still in infant stages – Open RISC-V computing standard is the future for Google Android SmartPhones and NASA  – RISC-V SoC Lichee Pi 4A vs StarFive VisionFive V2 – battle rages on Raspberry Pi 4 vs ODROID-N2L SOB – SoC

From Open Source software to Open Hardware: RISC-V is the future: “Computer chip designs are expensive and hard to license. That’s all about to change thanks to the popular open standard known as RISC-V” future Smart Phones could be […]

the hardcore security challenge any app store faces

No matter if docker repository called “hub”, Google’s App Store “PlayStore” or Apple’s App Store they are ALL facing the same security problems: plus: what if… a malicious actor uploads an App or docker container that is totaly […]

FileZilla file assoziation

the otherwise EXCELLENT (S)FTP client has no per default (GNU Linux) settings for file association. . /usr/bin/pluma %f html /usr/bin/pluma %f txt /usr/bin/pluma %f jpg /usr/bin/gimp %f png /usr/bin/gimp %f bmp /usr/bin/gimp %f webp /usr/bin/gimp %f it is pretty cool, […]