Category: Linux


Firefox verrät die IP-Adresse trotz VPN

Ende Januar 2015 habe ich im BSI- Newsletter einen Verweis auf diesen Artikel bei bekommen. Es wird dargestellt, daß Firefox auch bei Verwendung eines VPN die Adresse des eigenen Internetzugangs preisgibt. Es mag viele Gründe geben, warum man ein VPN verwendet. Auf jeden Fall sollte einem diese Tatsache bekannt sein. Zum Glück bietet der Artikel auf auch gleich eine Lösung an.

Universal TCP/IP Network Bootdisk and PXELINUX

This is a repost from my old blog. This is a very special thing. I’m running a boot server in my network. And I wanted to boot an image of Universal TCP/IP Network Bootdisk v6.2 ( directly over the network. Universal TCP/IP Network Bootdisk only needs one floppy disk and contains all files and tools for booting MS-DOS and connecting to a windows share / samba share on the network. I like to use it for HDD imaging tools like „Drive Image“.

Mozilla Sync Server v1.1

This is a repost from my old blog. Version 1.1 of the Mozilla Sync Server is outdated. I will describe the setup of the new Sync Server in an other post. The current Mozilla Firefox has a nice sync feature. It allows to share bookmarks and settings between several installations of Firefox on different machines. Usually the data is uploaded to a server operated by Mozilla. For those who want to run their own server, there is Mozilla Sync Server available. You just need a Linux host, Apache web server, a SQL database and some other tools like Python. Here is a short, basic How-To on what has to be …

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system upgrade to OpenSUSE 13.2

I did a system upgrade of 3 PCs during the christmas holidays. 2 PCs were running OpenSUSE 12.3, one was still running OpenSUSE 12.1. I was really amazed by the upgrade process. Most things worked out of the box!

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