How to download referenced images and videos of tweets

Recently I wanted to download a twitter stream. I didn’t want to write a specific program for it. After some research I found the following steps: Load the tweets into a Google Sheet. This can be done using the Twitter Archiver plugin Download the file to the desktop Remove everything but the column “Media” and […]

Extremely slow apt-get update on Debian Jessie

I was fiddling around with the phpdocker.io service. I generated a PHP 5.6 image (phpdockerio/php56-fpm). When I tried to run it, the following line was extremely slow: RUN apt-get update \ && apt-get -y –no-install-recommends install php5-mysql php5-gd php5-imagick \ && apt-get clean; rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists/* /tmp/* /var/tmp/* /usr/share/doc/* First I thought that it is […]

Installing Brother DCP-J41100W Scanner under Fedora 28 Linux

After upgrading from Fedora 28 the scanner was not working anymore. Here some hints to fix this: 1. Download the Driver Install Tool from the Brother Support Webpage 2. Run the install script linux-brprinter-installer-2.2.sh (in my case I specified a Device URI and entered the IP adress) 3. Install libnsl by running dnf install libnsl […]

Solr setup full-text search in 5 minutes

Download the latest version of solr (Solr 6.5.1) Unpack it and go into the bin directory Start it up by executing: ./solr start Initialize the configuration by executing: ./solr create -c files -d ../example/files/conf Index your files by executing: ./post -c files ~/Documents Open the web browser and start Searching At this point it is […]