If you setup Ubuntu 18.04 with openvpn you must install all Network Manager Plugins to run a stable VPN do: sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn network-manager-openvpn-gnome network-manager-pptp network-manager-pptp-gnome network-manager network-manager-gnome This fixes dependencies of Plugins to openvpn like pptp and more! The Syslog does not show any informations whats happening! only like this: vpn-connection[ID-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX,”vpn”,34:(tun0)]: VPN plugin: failed: connect-failed (1) seen: 2019/10/31
Category: Linux Fehler-Bugs
By default the xbacklight command does not work on Intel HD Graphics: Workaround: sudo nano /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-intel.conf: insert: Section "Device" Identifier "Card0" Driver "intel" Option "Backlight" "/sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight" EndSection now add to startup / autostart (lxde) : xbacklight -set 30
If you use modsecurity2 Plugin Filter on a Apache2 / Apache24 Setup then on my Blogs Gutenberg fails to SAVE Pages and Drafts. Workaround: Install the old but useful “Classic Editor Plugin” and replace Gutenberg for all Users! Background: It seems the lastest stable mod_security2 Rules not modified for Gutenberg post urls!
On Debian Sid i have seen that ufw service is stopped on logrotate!! Its a bad known bug! Workaround: Set all Services like Dovecot, Postfix to listen on LOCALHOST (127.0.0.1) if not needed over Internet Enable ONLY encrypted AUTH (Login) to Postfix! (TLS 1.2) Disable unneeded Services ! like Samba, FTP… move config from /etc/logrotate.d/ufw to /root/ to disable ufw logrotate !! edit /etc/ufw/ufw.conf set LOGLEVEL to “off” restart the Server and check open Ports next Days from outside with: $sudo nmap -PN my.server.com
If you use a Toshiba Canvio 3tb Drive at a raspi then smartmontools will not see the usb drive. Try: sudo smartctl -t long -d sat -s on /dev/sdb -t test long or short -d drive protocol sata = sat -s enforce smart which is off by the usb drive firmware wait XXX Minutes then: sudo smartctl -H -d sat -s on /dev/sdb get status..
If you use a TP Link Router like 3600, 4300 or a other brand with ATH9K Chipset you should upgrade to OPENWRT 18.06 with Kernel 4.9 Tested: OpenWrt 18.06.0 r7188-b0b5c64c22 / LuCI openwrt-18.06 branch (git-18.210.69179-6df9a57) – Atheros AR9344 rev 2 cause: more stable less load no ath9k Wifi Lookup on high transfers Same seen on other TP Link Routers like 841 Series, remark last Version 13 not supported Hope that the Freifunk Software will be updated fast! More Information go: https://openwrt.org/