Author Archives: SoCRaT

About SoCRaT

Systems Engineer, OSS & Linux Geek

How to get rid of GLib-GIO-ERROR **: Settings schema ‘***’ does not contain a key on Gnome 40+

In case you mess up the schema for any reason and you are no longer able to open the Gnome settings, e.g. gnome-control-center, just do the following and then logout and back in (or simply reboot): rm .config/dconf/user That’s it! … Continue reading

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Cracking WiFi keys with Aircrack-ng and hashcat using GPU

Disclaimer This post is for educational purposes only and should NOT be used otherwise. The primary aim is to understand how a weak WiFi password can be compromised in a few minutes, if not less. Introduction In this post I … Continue reading

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How to reset displays (monitors) settings for KDE Plasma and GNOME

Originally posted on Just Some Techie Notes!:
In case your display arrangement or settings, e.g. when you have 3 screens and you are for some reason unable to reorganize them or change their settings, just reset your display settings: For…

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What to do when an SSH session hangs because of a network problem

It’s a very basic post, yet still useful! Sometimes when you disconnect from a network or VPN or have any network connectivity problem in general that affects an established SSH connection to any of your servers, the terminal hangs for … Continue reading

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How to reset root user password in MySQL 5.7+

Was too busy and haven’t written anything for quite a while! Anyway, here is how to reset the root user password in MySQL 5.7 and later in a nutshell! service mysql stop mkdir -p /var/run/mysqld chown mysql:mysql /var/run/mysqld mysqld_safe –skip-grant-tables … Continue reading

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