Category: alternatives

LibreBoot – (how to mount luks2 encrypted volume) LVM encrypted volumes needs correct CMOS clock time – Volume Group not found – failed to read int token error parsing metadata
03.12.2020

to recover the data: how to mount luks2 encrypted volume possibility: remove harddisk, attach to sata2usb adapter, then mount on different machine like this: # unlock encrypted harddisk udisksctl unlock -b /dev/sdb5 udisksctl mount -b /dev/mapper/ubuntu–vg-root Mounted /dev/dm-1 at /media/dpm/e8cf82c0-f0a3-41b3-ab28-1f9d23fcfa72 […]

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 […]