October 30, 2021

Nginx Reverse Proxy With Multiple Containers and Certbot

A reverse proxy is a proxy that sits between the internal containers and the external clients that want to connect to it. A reverse proxy forwards the client requests to the appropriate container. I’ll be using Nginx as my reverse proxy becasue Nginx has a number of advcanced loadbalancing and security features. In this blog post I’ll be seting up a server with two docker containers and a Nginx reverse proxy. Read more

August 1, 2021

Check Iphone for Pegasus Spyware with Docker

Pegasus is spyware developed by a Israeli organisation that is being used by a lot of glowie organisations around the world to spy on people. Amnesty International developed a tool we can use to detect indicators of that spyware on your ios or android phone. I will be using a Macbook M1 with Docker to complete this task. Install Docker and give Docker full disk access. You can give Docker ful disk access by going to System Preferences > Security and Privacy > Privacy > Full Disk Access Read more

March 8, 2021

Debloat Pixel 4A

My Oneplus 5T has been randomly freezing for a few months now. I have tried reinstalling it and tried to downgrade it from lineage 17.1 to the stock rom. Nothing helped. I’ve been looking for a new phone for the past few months and have tested several phones. I eventually bought the pixel 4a. This is, in my opinion, the best phone on the market right now. It is easy to unlock, and there are many ROMs available for it. Read more

January 24, 2021

If It Walks Like a Duck and Quacks Like a Duck It Must Be Sugar

So I’m writing this while reading the book ‘Pure, White and Deadly’ by John Yudkin. In chapter 7 Yudkin explains the difference between caloric sweeteners and noncaloric sweeteners (artificial sweeteners). I recognized one of the noncaloric sweeteners called ‘Aspartame’. I used to drink a lot of coca cola zero and one of the ingredients of coca cola zero is Aspartame. I never knew what it was, but apparently is a noncaloric sweetener/artificial sweetener that is 200 times sweeter than sucrose and it consists of two amino acids, aspartic acid and phenylalanine. Read more

November 20, 2020

Install Libpng12 on Debian10

Dear cisco, why the fuck are you still using libpng12 for packettracer???? I finally decided to continue studying for my CCNA. But when I installed packettracer7 on my Debian 10 machine I got an error. Installing Packettracer on Debian 10 Buster gives the error: //“./PacketTracer7: error while loading shared libraries: libpng12.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory”// Debian 10 doesn’t have libpng1.2 in its repository, in fact libpng1. Read more

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