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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 […]

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 […]

WpScan Vulnerability Scanner for WordPress

WpScan – useful tool for security audit of WordPress WPScan is a very good tool for checking any WordPress website for known vulnerabilities. The good fellas behind the project even made a wordpress plugin called WPScan WordPress plugin which can regularly scan you wordpress website for know exploits and thus let the site owner take […]

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 […]

WordPress Ping Optimizer Plugin

Ping new content at public services WordPress is an excellent content management system (CMS). Among other things it’s also a very popular blogging platform. Setting a blog website with WordPress is considered a relatively easy common task. Unfortunately, while we publish posts we tend to edit them , revise them, safe them or start over. […]

WP Optimize plugin

Website optimization in just one handy package Website responsiveness, often referred to as “speed”, website structure, website images and of course website caching techniques are all very important elements that subtly build the overall customer impression when visiting our website. Having an optimized WordPress installation always help build better end user experience. There is a […]

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 […]

Easy Updates Manager time to update

Updating wordpress, plugins etc. to keep the well running website in top form is a challenging for most of the casual bloggers. Server admins running dedicated machines with shared hosting and thousands of wordpress installations also don’t see the point of manual elements updates. Easy Updates Manager  fills the gap of that so much needed […]

Colorlib 404 Customizer wp plugin

Page not found 404 is a common error when someone tries to access not existing page. Often resources being moved around the web servers and their links reaming intact pointing to the old content results in such 404 errors. Webservers like NGINX have default “404 not found” webpages which are bland to put it mildly. […]

Sharing buttons AddToAny WP plugin

Having a nice built, well themed, properly managed and configured website using WordPress is a challenge. Managing all this and more would be a nice accomplishment but sharing your content to social media networks will make you a real star. Adding those funny buttons for sharing is not available by default after installing WordPress. Worry […]

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