Import GPG-Keys on Fedora

Fix the permissions of the enclosing directory ~/.gnupg because an attacker with enough rights on the folder could manipulate folder contents. Make sure, the folder+contents belong to you: Correct access rights for .gnupg and subfolders: finally import your keys with your user (not sudo/root)

Autostart OpenVPN

Requirements for OpenVPN autostart on systemd Linux Before you begin setting up OpenVPN to autostart on systemd Linux, you’ll need a few prerequisites: OpenVPN A VPN provider A Linux distribution (distro) with systemd Configure OpenVPN for systemd Linux Now, let’s configure OpenVPN to autostart for systemd Linux. First open a terminal. We need to change […]

Citrix on Fedora32

In case you need to get Citrix working under Fedora these are the steps that worked for me: First of all download the client from and make sure you download the WebReceiverOnly package as the Selfservice-Package needs webkitgtk to work which is not provided by the Fedora32 repository. Install client and crypto-libs Update libcrypto […]

monitoring Jitsi with Zabbix

If you want to monitor your Jitsi Server (number of logged on user, running sessions, etc.) with Zabbix you first have to enable Colibri Stats on your Jitsi server secondly import a monitoring Template to your zabbix server Enable stats on Jitsi Server edit /etc/jitsi/videobridge/ and add/alter the lines: then add in /etc/jitsi/videobridge/config : And […]

Critical Mass

I am not an environmentalist in its radical sense (unlike the folks from Extinction Rebellion). That means that I do not refuse to drive a car or ‘waste’ electricity for my servers. But if I have the choice between a common and an environmental friendly approach to problem solution I prefer the latter. This is […]

Lift you skinny fists like freifunk antennas to heaven

After having set up a rather mediocre outdoor freifunk router (in terms of coverage and of being weatherproof) I decided to install a “real” outdoor antenna for my lovely Freifunk. After some research 2 antennas from Ubiquity where in my budget as well as compatible with the Freifunk firmware: Ubiquiti airmax Nanostation M2 Loco (low […]