Category: alternatives

Starlink starts first beta demo – world coverage by 2021
27.10.2020

  “Better Than Nothing” Starlink-Beta started across the US & Canada Starlink: amazing but and also a bit “crazy” “On 15 October 2019, the United States Federal Communications Commission submitted filings to the International Telecommunication Union on SpaceX’s behalf to […]

Freetz Alternative Firmware for Older FritzBoxes
17.08.2020

JavaScript can compromise the user’s network devices! pretty evil are devices/routers with security problems, that can be exploited from javascript. so basically opening a webpage with a browser that has javascript enabled (which most browsers have) might scan the user’s […]

Odroid H2 as ventilator cooling ventilation airmachine
13.08.2020

finally summer and climate change have both reached Europe and had several weeks of 30 C straight… without ventilation, anything above 30 is just “too much to think” (so maybe the brain CPU also would need active cooling?) of course […]

Kostenloser Versicherung Versicherungs Vergleich Rechner VergleichsRechner Hausrat Haftpflicht Gebäude Recht und Unfall – von Stiftung Warentest empfohlen
05.06.2020

https://www.nafiauto.de/NOVA/pages/nafiauto/start.aspx Kostenloser NAFI Auto Versicherungs-Vergleichs Rechner Hausrat Haftpflicht Gebäude Recht und Unfall man muss sehr detaillierte Angaben machen… z.B. die Schuh-Größe der Grossmutter, dafür bekommt man auch den best-möglichen Tarif. Stiftung Warentest verlangt dafür 7.50€ https://www.test.de/kfz-versicherungsvergleich-1575560-0/ echt krasser BigData Kapitalismus. […]

04.04.2020

https://theintercept.com/2020/04/03/zooms-encryption-is-not-suited-for-secrets-and-has-surprising-links-to-china-researchers-discover/ hm…. let me think where one has seen this before: TELEGRAM! Zoom’s service is “not suited for secrets” “The researchers also found that Zoom protects video and audio content using a home-grown encryption scheme, that there is a vulnerability […]

GNU Linux Distributions – about Fedora -> CentOS -> RedHat
19.02.2020

imho: CentOS is a rock solid server operating system. Why is CentOS perfect for servers? a server (usually) is build for a specific purpose and should have as little software installed as possible (more software = more reliability, speed and […]

CNBC documentary about Open Source
01.01.2020

what do you think about the CNBC documentary? 2012: Aalto Talk with Linus Torvalds: 1,5 Million Views! contains the famous “Fuck You NVIDIA” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MShbP3OpASA Linus Torvalds writes software since his early childhood ages and just loves programming. Without this love […]

Fedora CentOS RedHat – adding new fonts to the system for LibreOffice to use
15.12.2019

Adding new fonts for all users To install fonts for all users for example the boring company font: https://www.futurafree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/futura-bold.zip one need to login as root and create a directory under /usr/share/fonts/ # tested on hostnamectl Static hostname: centos.localdomain Chassis: laptop […]

another reason NOT to use wireless keyboards
27.10.2019

“In the popular series of wireless keyboards Fujitsu LX390 found two dangerous vulnerabilities. According to researchers from the company SySS, exploitation of vulnerabilities allows nearby attackers to “spy” passwords entered on the keyboard, or even to seize control of the […]