Category Archives: Software

How to force linux (debian) to install a deb package file?

As debian didn’t have the most recent version of a project im using and they took ages to add it, i wanted to install the new version, but debian stopped me and told me that other packages are depending on this. (Well it was a compiler and those packages where sourcecode packs and it was a point release… so who cares…)

There is an option in linux to force the install of a .deb file. Continue reading

How to force HTTPS on plesk so it enables HTTP2

Google is punishing HTTP1.1 pages and sites with no SSL in its search results and now also in chrome. Telling the users that this page is unsafe.
To enable the faster, more secure protocol in the most recent plesk, you need to install a Free LetsEncrypt SSL certificate in plesk.
Then do these stepps in your plesk panel under “apache & plesk settings”:
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What to do when Skype is connecting forever

Today my Skype wasn’t able to connect. It simply tried connecting for ages and then it failed.
It wasn’t my firewall and also not a old version, as i updated to the most recent version with no change.

This is the solution that worked for me: Continue reading