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Archive.org: 2400 classic games to play for free

The well-known Internet "backup", archive.org curated 2.400 classical games that can be played for free! I am just listing some of my favourites games from the 90s here: The Ultimate DOOM (1995) Out Run (1986) Street Fighter 2 (1991) Block Out Unreal (1991) Bubble Bobble (1988) Hexen - Beyond Heretic (1995) DOOM 2D (1996) Giana

By | 2017-01-29T10:32:18+00:00 Januar 6th, 2015|Short Notice|0 Comments

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

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. [crayon-5a8b23678eeef226476405/] You may also add it the commands as a shortcut to your Desktop or elsewhere. Detail

By | 2017-01-29T10:32:25+00:00 August 29th, 2014|Short Notice|0 Comments

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

By | 2017-01-29T10:32:27+00:00 August 11th, 2014|Internet and Web Engineering, Short Notice|0 Comments

LG G3 nun endlich ohne Abstürze?

Heute hat LG ein OTA - Update für sein aktuelles Flagschiff, das LG G3 veröffentlicht, welches die folgenden Features enthalten soll: Batterie-Optimierung Google-Patch Hinter diesen nichtssagenden Begriffen verbirgt sich laut LG endlich eine Lösung für den sogenannten "Abschalt-Bug", bei dem das Gerät sich immer wieder unplanmäßig und selbstständig außer Betrieb stellte. Bei einem Gerät was für mehr

By | 2017-01-29T10:32:30+00:00 Juli 31st, 2014|Mobile|0 Comments

Checking for root kit… Dealing with false positives

As one of my Ubuntu root servers was rebooted today without my interaction I checked all of them for root kits with both rkhunter and chkrootkit. I started with the installation of rkhunter and chkrootkit with apt-get on the command prompt: [crayon-5a8b23678efaa717527683/] After that, I ran an update to the rkhunter database, [crayon-5a8b23678efaf558075487/] followed by invoking

VMWare ESXi 5.5 installation on a HP ProLiant Microserver Gen8

Please check one of my other posts, if you have performance problems after installing to ESXI 6. Introduction In this tutorial we will set-up a VMWare ESXi 5.5 as a Testlab for serving virtual machines on a small-scale server system from Hewlett Packard, a ProLiant Microserver G8 aka Gen8. Two methods are presented below.

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