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Short noticed blog posts without much content, but worth to share.
These posts can be related to all other categories, but share in common that the actual content is quite short.

Bash shell vulnerable – ShellShock

Currently a new bug, named ShellShock, was announced as CVE-2014-6271 in the National Vulnerability Database. It might be even more dangerous than the SSL bug "Heartbleed" that occured some month ago. An overview, according to the web site: GNU Bash through 4.3 processes trailing strings after function definitions in the values of environment variables, which allows remote [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:11+01:00Tags: , , , , , |

Google Web Designer

Google just published the Google Web Designer. It is a comprehensive tool to create HTML 5 based web content including JavaScript and CSS. For instance, one can create 3D animations based on CSS3 with them. I think it´s worth to give it a try.

2019-01-03T16:47:12+01:00Tags: , , , , |

Advanced Windows System CleanUp

I just found this commands on the web to enable a more sophisticated Windows System CleanUp. Just run the following commands in your "run" box from the start menu to enable more option for cleaning up your system. Cmd.exe /c Cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & Cleanmgr /sagerun:65535 You may also add it the commands as a shortcut to [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:12+01:00Tags: , , |

Googles Material Design

Google´s Android L was presented recently on Google IO 2014. During a featured session, called "Material design principles", Matias Duarte, Nicholas Jitkoff, Jonathan Lee, Christian Robertson and Jon Wiley  from Google gave a interesting speech about what we  have to expect from the new Material design that will come with Android 4.x / 5.0 (or will it [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:13+01:00Tags: , , , , |

Activate your ESXi free license

To add a free license to your ESXi 5.5 installation, go to the VMware webpage and log in to your account. There you will find a "License & Download" button, where you can register for a free license. You might also search for "Free products" on the product webpage and click on "vSphere Hypervisor" to get there. Go [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:16+01:00Tags: , , , , |

The Red Screen of Death – Illegal Opcode Error

If you get the "Red Screen of Death" during an OS install on your HP ProLiant Microserver G8 after rebooting, reporting an "Illegal Opcode Error", do not worry! In most cases, this is just due to a wrong boot order configuration. Just follow these steps (and vary them if necessary to reflect your system configuration). Reboot [...]

Copying files from a Docker container to your host system

Just a short reminder, as I use this blog also as my digital brain: To copy files from a docker container to your host, one can use: sudo docker cp <your containerId>:/path/in/container /localhost/path/target Of course, you can define already in the Dockerfile, which files should be added to a container, but this way, one can [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:19+01:00Tags: , , |

Cleaning up while playing with Dockerfiles

As I play around a lot with Docker these days, I recognized how fast one is running out of hard disk space while building and running a lot of Dockerfiles. When one starts with using Dockerfiles there is a lot of trail and error until the expected services are running properly. In my case, I [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:20+01:00Tags: , , |

Latex-Vorlage für Abschlussarbeiten

Da ich in Kürze nicht mehr an der Hochschule Bochum tätig sein werde, aber diese Latexvorlage gerne weiterhin zur Verfügung stellen möchte, habe ich mich entschlossen, diese nun hier auf meiner Seite weiterzupflegen. Es handelt sich um eine Vorlage für Abschlussarbeiten (Diplom-, Bachelor-, oder Masterarbeiten), angepasst für den Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informatik der Hochschule Bochum. [...]

How to backup all your Flickr images

I was searching for a way to make a complete backup of all my images that I posted on the Flickr platform since 2005. As this option is only available (with access to the original sized pictures) when you are signed up for the Flickr Pro option, I was happy to get the free three [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:31+01:00Tags: , , , |