I’ve analyzed dozens of search engines and the robots.txt file of millions of websites. Here are my list of some of the more arcane robots.txt directives.
Protect your WordPress installation against bots probing for known WordPress core and plugin security vulnerabilities.
Protect yourself against repeated users and bots who don’t get the hint the first couple of times your web server responds with HTTP 403 Forbidden.
The Linux desktop aligns more with my values; as Windows and macOS seek to restrict ever-more user freedoms.
Android releases are named after desserts and sweets. However, food allergies mean these codenames aren’t inclusive of everyone.
There are a number of XMPP clients available for Android, but Conversations is the one you’ll want to use.
Reduce brute-force password guessing and scripted attacks on your SSH service running on a Fedora Server by changing away from the default SSH port number.
The tale of how I fought back against website content scrapers to protect my copyright.
WSL doesn’t protect your system if you try to do something stupid.
The Windows Task Scheduler doesn’t behave as documented. Here is how to create an idle trigger for your scheduled task using PowerShell.
Learn the consequences of running out of inodes on your Linux system, and what to do when it happens.
You can run X11 graphical Linux applications under an X Server (like xming) on Windows 10 using WSL!