Windows Defender detects Ubuntu 20.04’s jq package – false positive Trojan:Win32/Casdet!rfn

Categories: Security, Ubuntu

-bash: /usr/bin/jq: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error (23) Failed writing body Windows 10 20.04 build 19041.450 Security Intelligence Version 1.321.1943.0 False positive. Detects signed jq bin from Ubuntu focal repo as Trojan:Win32/Casdet!rfn Edit: Several other AV Engines also hit on it. Edit 25 Aug 2020: Microsoft accepted false positive report and “fixed” it […]

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with fully encrypted ZFS root FS ? Yes, please!

Categories: Ubuntu

Release notes state that ZFS on Linux is shipping with Ubuntu 20.04. Nice. But encryption capability is not integrated into ubiquity – the graphical installer. OOB ZFS is not available with root FS encryption. But making it work is super easy thanks to Sean Reifschneider who modified a gist that Garrett Fields had written for […]

Installing yourls on Ubuntu 18.04 with MariaDB 10.1.x Uncaught PDOException: SQLSTATE[42000]: Syntax error or access violation: 1071 Specified key was too long; max key length is 767 bytes

Categories: MySQL/MariaDB, Ubuntu

Issue: When installing yourls and clicking the INSTALL button under /admin/install.php you get a server Error 500 and the following error shows up in the log: 2018/12/08 21:22:10 [error] 21768#21768: *2 FastCGI sent in stderr: “PHP message: PHP Fatal error: Uncaught PDOException: SQLSTATE[42000]: Syntax error or access violation: 1071 Specified key was too long; max […]