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Samsung Galaxy S6 reportedly gives up on Snapdragon 810 in favor of its own Exynos chips

Samsung Galaxy S6 will not be sporting Snapdragon 810, sources say. It’s been years now since Samsung has used both its Exynos processors and the Snapdragon chipsets for its devices, but the newest flaghip may just give up on Snapdragon altogether.    ...

Logrotate & Compression

yum -y install xz Want to keep lots of logs, yet don't want them cluttering up your logs directory and want them taking as little space as possible? well lets use a handy utility called logrotate and a compression utility called xz. xz is a lossless data compression...

Proxmox iso upload method

I just setup proxmox, and am testing out various features. I needed to upload an ISO so I can install an OS. took me a bit so i figured I'd throw it on here for future ref. Login to proxmox web control panel. Goto server view from drop down on left hand side. Expand...

Mount box.com as a local folder on ubuntu as webdav

Whats WebDav: Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) is an extension of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that facilitates collaboration between users in editing and managing documents and files stored on World Wide Web servers. Whats Box.com [.net]:...

Qualcomm reveals more about Snapdragon 430 and 617 SoCs

Qualcomm details surrounding its newest processors have been revealed today. It appears that the new Snapdragon 430 and 617 SoCs will soon be used on mid-range devices and now we can tell you just a little more about what they can do.       These new...

LG unveils new 5.5 inch QHD LCD screen – a real game-changer for the industry

LG is back to work and just announced a new 5.5” LCD screen for its G4. Last year’s G3 had a nice 2560x1440p LCD screen with nice sharpness, but that’s about it, since colors and brightness were not the best of the bunch. This year’s flagship will have it all, as LG...
Restart service on no linux logs output

Restart service on no linux logs output

Sometimes I have apps that suddenly stop working, however they don't have PID output or I can't start them via systemd or upstart due to convoluted requirements. Other times the app is on but it stops processing incoming queues due to various reasons. I need to make...

Nginx ProxMox Proxy using Letsencrypt SSL cert

Nginx ProxMox Proxy using Letsencrypt SSL cert

Why use a nginx proxmox proxy using letsencrypt ssl? 1st: why not? 2nd: Load balancing! Nginx is built to handle many concurrent connections at the same time from multitude of clients. This makes it ideal for being the point-of-contact for said clients. The server can...

Proxmox iso upload method

Proxmox iso upload method

I just setup proxmox, and am testing out various features. I needed to upload an ISO so I can install an OS. took me a bit so i figured I'd throw it on here for future ref. Login to proxmox web control panel. Goto server view from drop down on left hand side. Expand...

Mooooo linux Dirty cow vulnerbility cve-2016-5195

Mooooo linux Dirty cow vulnerbility cve-2016-5195

What is Dirty Cow CVE-2016-5195 is a bug in the Copy On Write mechanism of the Kernel. Any user or user owned process can gain write access to memory mappings which should be read only for the end user. This allows them to interact with otherwise root only files....

Windows 10 User Experience & Telemetry service

Windows 10 User Experience & Telemetry service

Windows 10 was released long ago in internet time, but I get asked questions about it randomly by various users, friends and clients. One of the most asked ones is about "spying" that windows 10 may be doing on the user. Initially a server called DiagTrack was present...