Category: Debian

Disable RC4 and SSL3

sudo vi /etc/apache2/mods-available/ssl.conf SSLHonorCipherOrder on SSLCipherSuite “EECDH+ECDSA+AESGCM EECDH+aRSA+AESGCM EECDH+ECDSA+SHA384 EECDH+ECDSA+SHA256 EECDH+aRSA+SHA384 EECDH+aRSA+SHA256 EECDH+aRSA+RC4 EECDH EDH+aRSA !RC4 !aNULL !eNULL !LOW !3DES !MD5 !EXP !PSK !SRP !DSS” SSLProtocol All -SSLv2 -SSLv3 SSLCompression Off

How To Configure exim4 on Debian 9

This setup is for a wordpress server that mail-out submissions on the website and assumes that 1) Outbound only. All mail is sent-out via SMTP. You don't want mail retained on the server. 2) there is more than one recipient, re. one for WordPress form submissions and a webmaster (or root). 3) and you are using Google as your SMTP....

Padre Still Crashes on Debian Linux

The linked post was written in 2012 explaining what I think most users of Padre encounter, and therefore I won’t repeat anything already nicely documented there except to quote “And please do not feed me a junk line about it works on my Linux distribution, I do not care. Pretend I am a normal end user for a moment. If...

Force WordPress SSL HTTPS on Only One Page

RewriteEngine On Options -Indexes Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteBase / # force https for all URLs matching “subscribe.* # otherwise normal http request are unmolested # other methods that force ssl cause 301 redirects on # all pages RewriteCond %{HTTPS} =off RewriteRule ^subscribe https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d ## standard rule but causes redirect loops #RewriteRule . /index.php [L]...

USB Linux Wipe Format Ext2 Filesystem

Find the correct device fdisk -l Unmount the device unmount /dev/sdc Wipe the device (handles bad blocks too) dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdc bs=4k Format device mke2fs /dev/sdc1 Make a mount point mkdir /mnt/memstick Mount the device mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt/memstick

Find and Kill All Processes One Liner

Brilliant – where you need it – like when you accidentally try to open 8000 html files at once with your browser. sudo kill $(ps aux | grep ‘iceweasel’ | awk ‘{print $2}’) credit for Find and Kill All Processes One Liner – bash using grep and awk

How To Fix a missing eth0 adapter after moving HDD from one machine to another

Debian/Ubuntu Linux : How To Fix a missing eth0 adapter after moving HDD from one machine to another. Explanation : Debian and Ubuntu write the MAC address of the ethernet adapter to a file that prevents the eth card in the new machine from being recognized. Delete the lines in this persistent-net.rules file and upon reboot, linux will see the...

unable to resolve host – not found or unable to stat

Debian 7 Apache 2.2.22 Virtualhost with only one website using ssl – ssl certificate is for (not The following setup resolves the “unable to resolve host” error /etc/hosts localhost {server ip address} www /etc/hostname However, if you have a new apache error [error] [client] script ‘/var/www/wp-cron.php’ not found or unable to stat Change hosts...

Format USB and Unzip img to memory stick

Insert the USB stick Type [sudo fdisk -l] [enter] (-l is lower case L) You should see a line: Disk /dev/sdb: xxxxMB, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxbytes LOOK FOR > sdb < NOT sda the xxx should roughly match the size of the USB memory stick >> This confirms the device we want is sdb there should be NO * under Boot [a] –...

Install PHP for WordPress

There is not much to installing PHP except when you need more power. Sometimes WordPress needs more. sudo apt-get install php5 php-pear php5-mysql php5-cli php5-gd php5-curl curl sudo vi /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini max_execution_time = 300 max_input_time = 60 memory_limit = 256M post_max_size = 64M upload_max_filesize = 64M