Linux Shtuff Posts


When I started this blog, I started it for my own benefit so I could remember those little tweaks or fixes which escape memory at crucial times when a needed repair or a new issue arose that I had never dealt with before. When I would research these issues, I would come across great posts and information I wanted to remember and posted that information here. If I did not give credit where credit was due regarding those posts and if you find something that was posted by you, please let me know and I will credit the post to you. I cannot remember where I pulled all of the information from so, if you see something that is yours, do not fret, I am not stealing your shtuff, I am posting it so all can read and learn from the mistakes and information I have gathered. Most of the posts are mine, but not all. Thank you all for your patience and information you have shared to better improve the linux experience.

Oh and by the way, if you see a post that has outdated or incorrect information, please, please, pretty please let me know so I can update it. Believe it or not, I use this site also and I want my information to be up to date as well. Thanks again for visiting.


Prober.dev checks for the headers of each of these files and compiles a summary of what it finds at the end of the scan. Since it’s a lot of files and I give a ~1 second breath time per request as not to trigger any ddos protection or ddos the server itself it takes about 10-15mins to do an entire scan.

If it finds your “wp-login.php” it’s not a big deal but it does mean it’s an easy attack vector that bots are actively targeting, it’s best to rename it something more obscure or find a plugin or something that does it for you.

Source: Prober.Dev

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