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Roborock S5 rooting experience

Rooting Roborock S5 – make it sing you some songs A few words on roborock and robots and what rooting is. Roborock is a sub brand of Xiaomi, manufacturer of various pieces of equipment and most notably known for its smartphones. Roborock S5 is the older generation of vacuum cleaning robots (I think s6/t6 is […]

OpenWRT Is The Linux for Routers and Embedded

OpenWRT makes routers on steroids OpenWrt is a linux distribution that lacks most of the desktop software and programs that require such functionality. This is normal because it mainly targets devices without video output which are used for networking. Such devices can be dedicated computers for routing or these plastic covered routers everybody should know […]

Record gameplay in Retroarch with ffmpeg on Raspberry Pi 3 model b+

Recording your retro games with Rpi 3b+ – it’s possible To record retro games playback videos on raspberry pi we would need a couple of things neatly set up and running. First of all, a working raspberry pi 3 micro computer with suitable peripherals is a must. Custom build of ffmpeg would bring some more […]

BBR tcp congestion control by Google

TCP Congestion Control – often a very overlooked networking setting Gigabit internet connection (let alone 2gbit or 10gbit) although a trivial reality for many is also a distant dream for others. Anyway, not all devices and all places are capable of being neatly hardwired to a top-notch gigabit fibre channel connection. Wifi and 100mbit connections […]

Linux gaming lutris with wine

Lutris – playing games on linux nicely Linux ecosystem has always been known as a very robust solution for server oriented tasks. Since 2005 its desktop capabilities have been constantly improving. To some people linux as a desktop in 2019 still sounds atrocious but also there are many individuals who have the time, the brain […]

NGINX Webserver Starter Pack

NGINX – got you web served There are different webservers that exist but when we talk about linux web servers the most common ones are just two – Apache and NGINX. Apache is somehow a tad easier to use than nginx, while nginx in some scenarios can show a tad better performance. It’s a matter […]

Raspberry Pi Firmware Update

Raspberry Pi fw updating Firmware updates are not a mandatory step in system administration. They however might contain improved or fixed broken functionality, even added new functionality or the so beloved security patches etc. In the case of Raspberry Pi the firmware is made of not yet fully upstreamed linux kernel and closed source binary […]

NGINX secure approach

NGINX – hardening explained very briefly Focus on securing a very tiny part of the operating system e.g. the webserver assumes we’ve already taken good care of network and OS level security measures. With that in mind let’s try to split nginx hardening into three logical parts. Order is not important. First of the three […]

UpdraftPlus – A Good WordPress Backup Plugin

UpdraftPlus – a very handy and invaluable tool for every WordPress administrator People always tend to underestimate the power of backups. Not until they suffer a massive data loss. Then suddenly become backup evangelists and promoters. So without having to experience any negative scenarios it will never hurt to keep a backup or two of […]

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