Run pdftk on Ubuntu 18.04 or later

The convenient pdf manipulation tool pdftk is not available in Ubuntu 18.04 repositories because of some licensing incompatibilities. Using some docker magic and a small script we’ll use it as in previous Ubuntu releases, since it’s still available in 16.04 repositories. Here we will exploit the docker capabilities to run the pdftk binaries in the…

docker-compose logs sorted by time

Trying to understand what’s happening inside your code running in multiple docker-compose containers by reading logs could be a terrible idea if log lines are outputted in a random manner. Which is true at least for docker-compose version 1.8.0, build 94f7016. This could be simply checked by running the following command several times. 1docker-compose logs|head Here…

Debian Etch patch ShellShock (BashDoor) vulnerability

Generally speaking if your hosting is using Debian Etch nowadays it is time to consider moving to a more contemporary OS. Nevertheless, here are the instructions on how to patch bash on Debian Etch to fix the ShellShock vulnerability: 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738#first find out the version you have so you know what to get for the patches…