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Note: WhatsApp url scheme

Note to self. Start chat with phone number whatsapp://send?phone=1234 Prefill the text field whatsapp://send?phone=1234&text=Hello%20world These links may not work when the user is using the desktop app. To resolve this WA allows the use of their web proxy, which is basically a bit of javascript doing some checks and then request the url above to launch the app. Start chat with phone number https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=1234 Prefill text field https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=1234&text=Hello%20world To enforce the WA webapp, just replace Read more…

By Franklin, ago
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Cannot allocate memory – Fix for login error

Do you see this message on every login to your Ubuntu system? "Could not load list of meta packages: [Errno 12] Cannot allocate memory". The error indicates there was not enough RAM available to complete the task. Here I explain where the message comes from and how to get rid of it.

By Franklin, ago
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Fully safe and secure

Security is not a boolean proposition. It’s not “secure” versus “insecure”, “safe” versus “unsafe”, rather it is a spectrum of controls that all contribute to an overall security posture. There is no “fully”, there is no “completely”; every system – every single one – has weak points and a sufficiently well-equipped and determined adversary will find them. — Troy Hunt

By Franklin, ago
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Genius tree fish

Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein (or maybe not)

By Franklin, ago