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Gogs Git-Server: Fast, beautiful, lightweight

The Gogs Git-Server is a central repository for your private git projects. Usually, you wouldn’t need a  git server at all, or you would probably use  GitLab. But GitLab can be a complex mess, so I was looking for an easy-to-use alternative. Other well-known git servers are e.g. Atlassian Bitbucket, Gitblit and GitList.

But aside from all those Gogs is the only one to be fast AND lightweight AND eays-to-use: Gogs is written in Googleʼs Go Programming Language which makes it really fast.

funny man page: mkpasswd

Taken from the Man page of mkpasswd (SuSE SLES 11.2):

Not mentioned by author Marco d’Itri that this tool has only five command line…

WordPress: Bruteforce-Defence using .htaccess

Everyone owning a wordpress installation will know plugins like LoginSecuritySolution, which will send emails in case of ongoing brute force attacks. The problem is that your login names are not being hidden from attackers. But with a simple .htaccess modification you can protect your blog from these kind of attacks easily. The following recommendations are neither complete nor bullet-proof, but will allow to block about 98% of the most common attacks. All you need to do is to modify your .htaccess file slightly.

Polizeiabsperrung - Karl-Heinz Laube / pixelio.de
Polizeiabsperrung – Karl-Heinz Laube / pixelio.de