Uncomplicated Firewall ufw

UFW is a comfortable yet powerful interface for ip-tables. It is, thanks to ufw, now very easy to configure and monitor your firewall. Install UFW Uncomplicated Firewall should be installed by default, but if it is not installed on your system, you can install the package by typing: Check UFW Status Once the installation is […]

Upgrading VMWare ESXi 6.7

Upgrading your VMWare ESXi instance is quite easy if you know how 😉 Enable SSH in your webinterface and login via SSH to the esx-shell. Download the patch via wget from https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch#search and enter following commands: Enable maintenance mode install the update from your datastore: Notice that the command is not “upgrade” which requieres to […]

Syncing notes with Nextcloud

The native nextcloud support with Gnome is not supporting notes yet. In order to sync your nextcloud notes with your gnome desktop you can either use gnome notes, which in my opinion is neither stable nor comfortable, or, my preferred method, sync with qownnotes. You also need the owncloud syncing tool for files. For debian […]

Privacy tools on Android and Windows10

After switching to a new smartphone which is not yet supported by LineageOS it was necessary to find other ways to protect my privacy and prevent Android, Google, installed apps and visited websites from calling home and snitching. After a quick search on F-Droid i found Blokada. This tool is simple and clever at the […]