Minibian is a smaller footprint of raspian, it’s really clean and you now have the power to decide what you want to install, which is really good for small projects because it starts really fast and doesn’t use a lot of memory. Adjusting the Locale and Time Zone The initial locale and time zone is … Read more

WordPress brute force attack

Have had a really strange problem, mysql dies after a few seconds without logging anything, it just stops. After some investigations, upgrading the database and tuning I found that it was not a problem with the database, the database seemed to get an unusual high amount of traffic. After looking in my apache logs I … Read moreWordPress brute force attack

Automatically start NodeJS applications with crontab

I am running a Linux VPS which is running different applications, some of them are NodeJS applications. At home I’m running them with docker but since docker does not work on my VPS I had to figure out another way, I have used forever and crontab before so this is how I did it. Installation … Read moreAutomatically start NodeJS applications with crontab

Install Ubuntu Mate using OS X

Ubuntu Mate only provides instruction how to use Linux to download and install the image to a microSD card, so here is how you can do it for Mac OS X. Download Ubuntu Mate from You will need xz tools to unpack the archive, if you don’t have it installed you can use homebrew … Read moreInstall Ubuntu Mate using OS X