The author will have a hard time to transfer data on this USB-Stick…

It's a Yubico Security Key which doesn't provide regular file storage. It's only for U2F and was marketed during a marketing campaign by GitHub and Yubico.

Not to mention that if I recall correct the GitHub logo is on the backside, which means the key is plugged in upsite-down.

But of course I'm not an expert in this kind of things. And maybe the author made it to transfer pictures onto it.

I just checked my monitoring for DNS that I setup at the beginning of the month after reading this article shared by @jpmens:

00f.net/2019/11/03/stop-using-

What all 3 visible domains have a TTL of 1 day. This are 700000 requests within 18 days. I don't want to know what this would look like with the TTLs I used before (1 hour to 2 minutes)

I wonder how much bandwidth we waste with low TTLs, because this is already a massive number.

I really hat pages with wrong claims.

Please note: This is exactly how the page opened in my browser with the "Do-Not-Track"-Header enabled. I didn't change any setting.

I consider starting a domain blacklist with bad privacy settings and potentially illegal privacy defaults.

I get really annoyed by this stuff.

Want to tame Firefox and make sure it follows your organization's regulations?

Here is my little write up on how you can do this on Fedora:

shivering-isles.com/Manage-Fir

It'll explain how to generate a policy to enforce your DoH settings and also provide a very basic RPM spec file on how to deploy such a policy to your systems.

Oh this one is a lot better.

My favorite parts:

"In fact, they have just released a major version 1.8 update, and it will bring Mastodon to version 1.9."

And "As long as you're using Mastodon, you're not going to get stuck with any problems whatsoever."

/cc @Gargron

I spend some time of my evening tinkering with my notebook's settings and a UEFI update. In order to make it easier for you, I wrote a little summary on how I did it and how maybe your next firmware update looks like:

shivering-isles.com/Updating-U

I guess I don't want to use today then…

This is the screen I'm presented with after entering my proper user credentials, but before 2FA. 🤷🏻‍♀️

With Firefox 70 you get the new privacy dashboard which will provide you will statics on how many trackers etc. Firefox already blocked.

You might want to get up and set your tracking protection settings fully strict.

Hint: I can't remember a page that those settings broke. Along with this I also run "µblock Origin", but you might want to start slow and just setup Firefox properly :)

That escalated quickly.

Since I started to mirror important projects from GitHub (means those my infrastructure relies on, or which shouldn't get lost for any reason), the number of Project on my GitLab got quite big.

But it scales 👍🏻

Just if one searches for reasons why you might want to take above in consideration:

Since it ran around on Twitter and is CC licensed. Here we go Fediverse, things you can do to help preventing climate change.

The Fedora Magazine published an awesome article about and it's abilities.

It's an easy to use and cross-platform, offline password manager.

Check it yourself :)

fedoramagazine.org/managing-cr

When you run Symantec or Norten AV, Microsoft will not provides security updates for now, because your Anti-malware solution, which at least according to itself, deletes all updates provides by Microsoft, which protect you from real security issues.

I mean, it's not like Microsoft announced months ago, that they will drop SHA-1 signatures this month… And also SHA-1 support is already no longer recommended since years… 🤷 "Security experts"

I guess that's Pihole's way of telling me that my devices are rather well configured.

And I checked, the 2.1 percent that are blocked, are all related to the (unnamed) communication app that I have to use for work…

Setup my own DoH provider for my Firefox :)

If you want to use it: go to about:config, search for network.trr.resolvers and overwrite the value with:

[{ "name": "Cloudflare", "url": "mozilla.cloudflare-dns.com/dns" },{"name": "Shivering-Isles", "url": "dns.shivering-isles.com/dns-qu]

If you wonder how the stack looks like:

git.shivering-isles.com/contai

On the production code:
git.shivering-isles.com/shiver

Did you know, that I pushed CodiMD 1.4.0 last night? Still noticing the lack of sleep. But it seems to be a good release and not merging some of the PRs and instead moving them to 1.4.1 was the right decision.

Enjoy it :)

github.com/codimd/server/relea

Oh, and don't forget to follow @CodiMD and visiting community.codimd.org

There are many community projects out there but not all of them are equally big and equally democratic.

The Fedora project is quite big and organizes hundreds of contributions and contributor in a democratic way with various groups and places where you as well as any other community member can be elected:

docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/p

Feel free to join us and participate. You don't need to be a developer, a translator, an innovator, a supporter, …

Make your voice heard!

The Fedora Magazine provided a new article about using the Fedora Account System (FAS) and how to use the desktop integrated Kerberos Login to have SSO enabled for all Fedora services:

fedoramagazine.org/getting-set

And did you know, that the FAS works with CodiMD when you enabled the OpenID login?

Just sign into: https://<your account name>.id.fedoraproject.org 🎉

And yes, you can try it on demo.codimd.org

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