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Archive for September 13th, 2017

zypper errors on

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/09/13

If you see error message like below when performing zypper refresh or zypper dist-upgrade, then please inform the opensuse team (for instance Twitter or the #openSUSE-factory IRC channel) as this is part of the aftermath of the trouble that started last week.

Permission to access '' denied.

What happened to me with Raspberry Pi 3 and Tumbleweed is below and fixed because after I got in touch: the data restore had worked out OK, but the permissions didn’t.

I got there as the search for “Permission to access ‘” got me to [WayBack] TUMBLEWEED Zypper Permission to access:

Unfortunately there was a catastrophic issue last week with the openSUSE download system (read: stuff is still broken and not all mirrors are fully functional).


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Some links around GuardiCore

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/09/13

Interesting tool to scan your network vulnerabilities from both outside and inside: guardicore/monkey: Infection Monkey – An automated pentest tool

Via a chain of links all around “Trojan.sysscan:


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Happy Day of the Programmer – and remember what SQLite is about…

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/09/13

T-Shirt quote worthy:

“SQLite does not compete with client/server databases. SQLite competes with fopen().”

Happy Day of the Programmer!


Source: Made me distribute coffee over keyboard :-). Best. Definition. Ever. [WayBack]

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