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6 years, finally my PC system is too slow.

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In November or December 2010 I bought a i7 950 with 3.0GHz, over time I upgraded the RAM to 24GB and the graphic card stopped at a nvidia GeForce 760 GTX. Six years of well enough performance for everything I could think of, programming, 3D graphics, gaming. Finally this is over. I bought Deus Ex: […]

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Qualys SSL Labs: SSL Report: A+

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Yes, I’ve got it back! After my ssl certificate provider startssl.com upgraded the root certificates with the power of SHA256withRSA instead of SHA1, I’ve got my A+ rating for SSL secured websites back. Here the link for verification: https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=mmo.to With the upgrade of my account at startSSL on May, 28 I could create a new […]

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Gitlab-CI and how to safely build docker images

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Well. That was some hard time to get that running. These ways of building docker images with gitlab-runner(s) can be found online: just binding the docker executable into your build image and the socket using docker-in-docker (dind) using docker-in-docker with own entrypoint But no one mentioned just using a bare gitlab-runner on your server with […]

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Microsoft, Windows 10 and the paternalism of users

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Attention: This is a rant, with some swearing… Yes, Windows 10 is here… … and Microsoft desided to force users to install ‘the wonderfull free upgrade to Windows 10’. So my father was punished by an automatic  install. The update system wasn’t even asking him. He went away from his PC and came back some […]

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Brute force login attempts

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… at this WordPress instance. Quite funny watching the visit statistic going up only for “/wp-login.php”. Had also some fun watching the silly tries to find the correct password for users like “admin”, “administrator”,”< domain.tld>” or just “< domain>” which all do not exist. But in the end I decided to stop that statistic spamming […]

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Austria: the A1modem

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Living in Austria and having a fixed network connection through the provider A1 can have disadvantages. For example the connection has a maximum of 2.9Mbit/s, because of long lines. But the price is the same as like a 8Mbit/s connection, which is, errm… , unfair. I can live with the slow connection, when it is […]