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  • WP Briefing: Episode 18: The Economics of WordPress October 18, 2021
    In episode 18 of WP Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy reflects on a recent lecture that she gave to students at Hendrix College in which she explored the economics of WordPress and the principles that sustain the project’s ecosystem. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to [email protected], either written or as a […]
    Chloe Bringmann
  • The Month in WordPress: September 2021 October 5, 2021
    There’s a lot of tolerance in open source software for shipping slightly imperfect work. And that’s good. When we ship software that’s a little bit imperfect, it makes it clear how everyone can participate, how everyone could participate, if they could find this WordPress community that supports the CMS. That was Josepha Haden on the […]
    Hari Shanker R
  • WP Briefing: Episode 17: WordPressing Your Way to Digital Literacy October 4, 2021
    In episode 17 of the WordPress Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy reflects on her WordCamp US keynote and digs into how participating in open source projects can help you learn 21st Century Skills.  Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to [email protected], either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz […]
    Chloe Bringmann
  • People of WordPress: Yordan Soares September 30, 2021
    To coincide with International Translation Day, we feature the story of a developer and translator Yordan Soares from South America.
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  • Upcoming Gallery Block improvements September 27, 2021
    Thanks to @javiarce & @annezazu for design and copy contributions. An exciting update to the Gallery Block gives you more ways to show off images in your posts and pages. While this change won’t be available for most folks until WordPress 5.9’s launch in December, we wanted to share some of what’s to come to […]
    Kelly Hoffman
  • WP Briefing: Episode 16: A Sneak Peek at WordPress 5.9 September 20, 2021
    In addition to this episode’s small list of big things, Josepha Haden Chomphosy reviews the upcoming 5.9 WordPress release and its Full Site Editing features. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to [email protected], either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz Fialho Production: Chloé Bringmann Song: Fearless First by […]
    Chloe Bringmann
  • Join us for WordPress Translation Day Global Events in September 2021 September 16, 2021
    WordPress contributors around the world are celebrating the sixth Global WordPress Translation Day throughout September 2021!
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  • WordPress 5.8.1 Security and Maintenance Release September 9, 2021
    WordPress 5.8.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 60 bug fixes in addition to 3 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 5.4 have also been updated. WordPress 5.8.1 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next […]
    Jonathan Desrosiers
  • The Month in WordPress: August 2021 September 3, 2021
    I really believe in WordPress’ mission to democratize publishing. And I, for one, will never stop learning about what gives people more access to the software, and what makes the software more usable, and especially how we can combine usability with accessibility in a way that puts form and function on a level playing field. […]
    Hari Shanker R
  • An Update on the Classic Editor Plugin August 25, 2021
    Before the release of WordPress 5.0 in 2018, the Classic Editor plugin was published to help ease the transition to the new block editor. At the time, we promised to support the plugin through 2021 and adjust if needed as the deadline got closer. After discussing this with Matt, it’s clear that continuing to support […]
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  • SSL Within the Context of Website Security October 19, 2021
    There is a common misconception that if someone adds SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) to their blog site or company website then it will protect them from cyber crimes. SSL only protects the data of the client who uses the website. Other than providing protection for website visitors’ data, SSL does not in fact make a […]
    Allison Bondi
  • 5 Tips for Long-Term Remote Workers October 6, 2021
      If you’ve just started remote working, are remote-curious, or are transitioning into a permanently remote position, these tips can help you find success working from home. If you are a remote-work veteran, you might learn a thing or two as well. Why This Trend will Outlive the Pandemic Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many […]
    Allison Bondi
  • What is Cryptocurrency Mining Malware? September 28, 2021
    Cryptocurrency mining malware is typically a stealthy malware that farms the resources on a system (computers, smartphones, and other electronic devices connected to the internet) to generate revenue for the cyber criminals controlling it.  Instead of using video game consoles or graphics card farms, these particular cryptominers are using the computers and servers of the […]
    Stephen Johnston
  • What is Cryptocurrency? September 22, 2021
    Cryptocurrency is best thought of as a digital currency that only exists on computers. It is transferred between peers (there is no middleman like a bank). Transactions are then recorded on a digital public ledger called the “blockchain”. Transaction data and the ledger are encrypted using cryptography. That is why it is called “crypto” “currency”. […]
    Stephen Johnston
  • 5 Types of Hackers & Why They Hack September 20, 2021
    When considering why hackers are attacking websites, you might think that there’s a specific reason they target you as a website owner—your business, your reputation, or your information. The truth is, while it feels personal to the victim, hackers rarely single out specific targets. Most of the time, hackers perform mass searches for specific vulnerabilities, […]
    Pilar Garcia
  • A Cheat-Sheet on Internet Cookies – (Who, What, When, Why & How) September 15, 2021
    What are internet cookies, how should you feel about them? Are they helpful, harmless, dangerous?   Cookies are key to our modern online experience with targeted website ads and predictive search text that seems to read our minds. Cookies help us gain a customized online experience, but what do we lose? Are we being manipulated by […]
    Allison Bondi
  • Multistage WordPress Redirect Kit September 8, 2021
    Recently, one of our analysts @kpetku came across a series of semi-randomised malware injections in multiple WordPress environments. Typical of spam redirect infections, the malware redirects visitors by calling malicious files hosted on third party infected websites. Interestingly, the infection stores itself as encoded content in the database and is called through random functions littered […]
    Ben Martin
  • Analysis of a Phishing Kit (that targets Chase Bank) September 1, 2021
    Most of us are already familiar with phishing: A common type of internet scam where unsuspecting victims are conned into entering their real login credentials on fake pages controlled by attackers. Once entered, the attackers syphon off those login details and use them for their own purposes. Sometimes this can just be a nuisance: for […]
    Ben Martin
  • How Passwords Get Hacked August 26, 2021
    Can you think of an online service that doesn’t require a password? Everything on the internet requires a password. However, constantly creating and remembering new and ever more complex passwords is no small task. In fact, 66% of people polled admitted to using the same password more than once because of how hard it is […]
    Joe Larson
  • 7 Ways to Secure Magento 1 August 24, 2021
    While unpatched installations of Magento 2 contain many vulnerabilities, I’m going to focus my attention on Magento 1 for this article. This is because Magento 2 provides regularly updated patches for many of the most common vulnerabilities targeting the platform. While Magento 1 also contains patches for many known vulnerabilities, those patches are not currently […]
    Matt Morrow

Boot Partition Space

Posted by on 7:04 am in Server Administration | 0 comments

If your /boot partition is mounted separately , it is always a small compare to other partitions on the server. If the older kernels are not removed, then it gets full quickly.  In order to remove the older kernels safely we can use the package manager. For REHL/CentOS systems you can use below command. sudo yum install yum-utils && sudo package-cleanup --oldkernels --count=2 For the Debian and Ubuntu systems you can use below commands. First, check your kernel version, so you won’t delete the in-use kernel image, running: uname -r Now run this command for a list of installed kernels: dpkg --list 'linux-image*' | grep ^ii and delete the kernels you don’t want/need anymore by running this: sudo apt-get remove linux-image-VERSION Replace VERSION with the version of the kernel you want to remove. When you’re done removing the older kernels, you can run this to remove ever packages you won’t need anymore: sudo apt-get autoremove And finally you can run this to update grub kernel list: sudo...

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Bash Cases Statement

Posted by on 9:14 am in Bash Script | 7 comments

The case construct in bash shell allows us to test strings against patterns that can contain wild card characters. Bash case statement is the simplest form of the bash if else then condition statement. The simple example for this is if you are expecting different inputs from a user and want to execute specific command sets on the choice used.     case $variable in pattern1 ) statements ;; pattern2 ) statements ;; * ) statements ;; … esac   We can see the common use of the case statement in the init scripts of the services which has the options like start, stop, restart and status.  ...

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