Howto make a bootable USB stick on OS X

Recently I updated my Windows PC (which I only use for gaming purpose of course) and managed to screw it. Once I did the planned restart it showed me “No operating system found”. Since I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 via the update manager I also did not had a Windows 10 image… Read More »

Aero Club Trip – Regio Emillia

Within my pilot training, I had the exceptional chance to join the Pilotenclub Wien [1] club-trip to Italy. It took place from the 4th to the 7th of July 2015. This was actually possible, since my pilot trainer joined and agreed to fly with me there. Preparation Everybody is thinking about flying as the freedom… Read More »

Private Pilot Licence – Final Exam

Time has passed quickly. Not a year ago I started with theoretical and practical training for the Private Pilot Licence – and a few weeks ago I finally finished. So what has happened after the theoretical exam [1]. A lot – In a nutshell: Finish solo cross country flights Language Proficiency Check Progress Check D Final… Read More »

Private Pilot Licence – Theoretical Exam

After finishing all the classroom training and the subject related test after each session, you are basically allowed to do the theoretical exam after a overall pre-test in your flight school.The theoretical part is basically separated from the practical, wherby it should be noted that you need to have the theoretical exam, befor going to… Read More »

Private Pilot Licence – Radio Check

While progressing on my practical trainings, I also managed to do my radio-check. In Austria it is mandatory to do a radio check, which is held by an official government institution. It is differentiated between: AFZ – Allgemeines Funkzeugnis EFZ – Eingeschränktes Funkzeugnis BFZ – Binnen Funkzeugnis From what I understood, the Austrian BFZ is… Read More »

MacOS Yosemite: Apps still in Launchpad after removal

Recently I have removed some apps from my Macbook Air, as I’ve noticed that is definitely not a gaming PC. In concrete I am talking about Steam, the Gaming Platform and two games. Neither the Mac Book Air is designed for games, nor the small SSD can handle too much data. So what I did… Read More »

Back online after disaster recovery

Recently I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu server from 10.04 to 14.04 – but I ended up in a big chaos. My my case chaos is defined by a non-working server, where actually most of the standard Linux commands has gone, and an upgrade/downgrade was not possible anymore. After long back and forth, I decided… Read More »

Category: IT

Block SSH Brute Force Attacks

I already advised in one of my previous post [1] to disable the root log-in on your Linux host. Neither the less, sometimes – somebody will try to attack you with an SSH Brute Force Attack. For those who are not familiar with brute force attacks, these are attacks, where all possible passwords are tested [2].… Read More »

Windows 10 – Tech Preview – Test

Before I go into the details of my testing report, I have to say honestly that I personally do not like Windows that much. I am a friend of Unix-like derivates, where you easily can trace log files, enter some magic commands and where a reboot is seldom needed. Neither the less I am open… Read More »

Private Pilot Licence – 1st Progress Check

Some time has passed again – and actually, I managed to do some practical lessons. Basically I have been on vacation during Christmas, but on the 22nd I’ve been back to Vienna for some radio training. The good thing was that I have been able to combine it with some practical training. Due to a… Read More »