Sebastian Mogilowskis Blog

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Apache Nutch with Solr on Debian 9 or Ubuntu 17.04

About one year ago I wrote an article for Linux Magazin about a personal search engine: * Suchmaschinenserver im Eigenbau (Ausgabe 02/2016) * Go Find It (Issue #186 / May 2016) In this article I used Ubuntu 14.04 and Nutch 1.9. Now Nutch 1.13 is available. Time for a short update. First the bad news. […]

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Fixing broken Thecus N8800PRO NAS or install Linux on Thecus N8880PRO NAS

A few days ago one of my old Thecus N8800PRO NAS storages stopped working. Instead of throwing it away i decided to take a closer look at it. First i discovered the missing VGA Port on the system. So no way for more debugging. But if open the NAS and take a closer look to […]

Simple Backup Script with logrotate

A simple backup script using logrotate to save multiple backups. I use a NFS storage mounted via autofs as backup location. Database Backup is optional. #!/bin/bash # Backup Target (Network Share mostly via autofs) BACKUP_DIR=”/tmp/foo” # Number of Backups BACKUP_NUM=3 # Directories to backup SOURCE_DIRS=”/var/www /var/log /etc” # Backup savelog -n -l -q -c $BACKUP_NUM […]


Install Graylog 2 with Puppet

1. Informations Graylog is a very good syslog server for Linux. It collecting, indexing, and analyzing a lot of data and can send notifications via mail. Note:I only tested this installation on Debian ! 2. Extra modules First you need some extra modules puppet module install elasticsearch-elasticsearch puppet module install puppetlabs-mongodb puppet module install […]

Disabling SSLv3 for POODLE on Debian

Test and fix SSLv3 on Debian. Test for SSLv3 First test if your SSL will allow SSLv3. openssl s_client -connect YOUR_URL_OR_IP:443 -ssl3 if the answer is something like: routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert handshake failure Everything is fine and SSLv3 is not available. If your Server sends a correct handshake then you have to disable it ! Apache […]

Change Ubuntu bluetooth device

The setting was removed from controll panel. But you can change your bluetooth device name with: sudo hciconfig hci0 name ‘newName’


Otter Browser – Ubuntu

Install Otter Browser ( Beta 1 ) on Ubuntu 14.04. Otter Browser, project aiming to recreate classic Opera (12.x) UI using Qt5. Now the first Beta is available. There are packages for Debian available on the Download page. ( A Version for Windows is available, too. Note: It ist a Beta-Version. A lot of […]

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Update multiple Linux servers with apt-dater

I used the following setup:Ich habe folgenes Setup verwendet: Controller Server: Ubuntu 14.04 Host Server: Debian 7 Wheezy Setup the controllerKontrollserver installieren Note: You need a ssh key for your user. If you don’t have one create it with:Bemerkung: Man benötigt einen ssh-key für seinen Benutzer auf dem Kontrollserver. Sollte man noch keinen haben, kann […]

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GPX on Ubuntu with Viking and additional maps

I have some recorded GPX Tracks from my Garmin Oregon GPS device. To display and modify this files on my Ubuntu Laptop i found Viking. Installation Very easy just type: sudo apt-get install viking With an OpenStreetMap Map Layer it looks like this: Additional Maps I had some GPX Tracks from my fishing trips in […]

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Install Epson Perfection V33 scanner on Ubuntu ( 14.04 )

Zuerst von der Epson Download Seite ( folgende Dateien herrunterladen (einfach nach “V33” suchen): iscan-data_1.28.0-2_all.deb iscan_2.29.3-1~usb0.1.ltdl7_amd64.deb esci-interpreter-perfection-v330_0.2.0-1_amd64.deb (Die Versionsnummer können abweichen !) Installation Zuerst installiert man noch xsltproc: apt-get install xsltproc und anschließend die herruntergeladenen iscan Pakete: dpkg -i iscan-data_1.28.0-2_all.deb dpkg -i iscan_2.29.3-1~usb0.1.ltdl7_amd64.deb dpkg -i esci-interpreter-perfection-v330_0.2.0-1_amd64.deb Scannen Jetzt den Scanner mit dem Rechner verbinden und […]

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