foldingathome in docker and AMD GPUs

In order to run code on AMD GPUs, the AMD provided opencl libraries and other files need to be available in the container. If they are not already present in the docker image, they need to be installed after the fact, besides the fact that the devices need to be made available to the container […]

Protecting databases against credentials theft

In the past years credential theft has become a common theme among web sites. They all stem from a compromise of the web or application server or unrelated other infrastructure. Once access to the file system of the database server is achieved or the database can be accessed using the application’s credentials, the stored secret […]

pulseaudio module-echo-cancel beamforming

Here’s an example line for or similiar, or for running using pacmd. I haven’t tested it, but pulseaudio accepts this line just fine: load-module module-echo-cancel use_master_format=1 aec_method=webrtc use_volume_sharing=1 aec_args=”analog_gain_control=0 digital_gain_control=1 beamforming=1 mic_geometry=-0.04,0,0,0.04,0,0 target_direction=4.71238898,0,0″ source_master=alsa_input.usb-046d_0821_FDA941A0-00.analog-stereo sink_master=alsa_output.pci-0000_43_00.1.hdmi-stereo-extra3 source_name=echoCancel_source sink_name=echoCancel_sink Needs LC_NUMERIC=C in environment to be able to correctly read the mic_geometry. Using commas instead of periods […]

Summary page of the Netfilter related resources

Summary page of the Netfilter related resources iptables 101 and FAQ to get started quickly iptables tutorial from frozentux flowgraph of the packets in netfilter as png or svg Managing large lists of IPs,subnets, protocols or ports in iptables using ipset Dynamically updating ipsets from DNS records Periodically updating a blocklist from an IP using […]