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Archive for the ‘*nix-tools’ Category

beep, patch and ed – The Isoblog.

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/11

So we are all doomed: on debian, beep was an issue leading into a CVE. The fix is an issue too, and also has a CVE.

Source: [WayBack] beep, patch and ed – The Isoblog.



Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Debian, Linux, Power User, Security | Leave a Comment »

Git repository with fixed binaries for Tumbleweed on Raspberry Pi 3 – Bug 1084419 – Glibc update to 2.27 causes segfault during name resolution

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/08

OSC downloads for []

The binaries provided by Stefan Brüns, together with installation instructions are now in a git repository at [WayBack] a.k.a. arm64/1084182-fix-osc-binaries · GitLab.

Follow the steps in Applying the fixes on a broken system to at least temporarily get your system to work (a new zypper dist-upgrade might fail, so be careful with that).


Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Development, DVCS - Distributed Version Control, git, Hardware Development, Linux, openSuSE, Power User, Raspberry Pi, Source Code Management, SuSE Linux, Tumbleweed | Leave a Comment »

Solid state drives in Linux: Enabling TRIM for SSDs – fstrim command and mount option discard |

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/06

When using SSD drives on Linux, mind the discard option in mnt and the fstrim command: [WayBackSolid state drives in Linux: Enabling TRIM for SSDs |


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DNS traffic monitoring tools: tshark, tcpdump or dnstop

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/02

I resolved my issue with tshark, but that’s not available on all systems neither is dnstop. Most systems do have tcpdump though.

Anyway, some links:


Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, DNS, Internet, Linux, openSuSE, Power User, SuSE Linux | Leave a Comment »

terminate screen monitoring serial port – Unix & Linux Stack Exchange

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/03/28

  • Use the screen quit command (normally ctrl-A ctrl-\).
  • Use the command mode of screen (normally ctrl-A :) then type quit or help for more commands

This will quit screen and release the TTY serial port connection.

Related: hooking screen to a TTY serial port connection in [WayBackThe woods and trees of OpenSuSE on single-board computers – image abbreviations – and getting it installed using OS X



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