Process Munin RRD files with Python

Today I wanted to process an Munin RRD file with Python, in order to create an Plotly chart. The result can be found here. The use-case doesn’t really matter, it could also be an export to JSON or any other sort of post-processing. It’s doesn’t matter which Munin database is used, they all contain AVERAGE, … Weiterlesen

GeneratePress Customizing

Recently I switched to the modern and clean GeneratePress Theme. It has a great documentation and development spirit as well. If you want to customize your theme and e.g. edit the functions.php or use some add_shortcode() functionality for your WordPress installation, the first thing you have to do is to create a child theme. Otherwise … Weiterlesen

Alexa Shopping list items to TickTick

Since Wunderlist is shutting down it’s service a lot of users might search for a new shopping list app. For us TickTick was the best fit….but it doesn’t offer an Alexa skill for every language – only english. While I’m writing this blogpost in English my Alexa at home is talking in German. In theory … Weiterlesen

SSH Server Upload Speed Limit

Some daemon processes which handle user connections don’t have an internal mechanism to limit the bandwidth. One popular example is OpenSSH. In theory SFTP could eat up all the bandwidth available, which is especially bad for home connections, since a fully utilized uplink is sometimes worse than a fully utilized downlink. In order to apply … Weiterlesen

Debian 10 – PHP / Matomo GeoIP2 Installation

The old GeoIP legacy release (aka. GeoIPCity.dat) has been deprecated and doesn’t receive updates for quit some time. It will get removed from Matomo with the next major release.If you would like to have accurate location detection in Matomo / Piwik the new GeoIP2 module should be used. Since Debian Buster doesn’t ship it with … Weiterlesen