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Terms of Service & Privacy Policy
                             NOTICE/ IMPENDING LLC INCORPORATION NOVEMBER 2018 Truman Alexander IV dba Orbitalunderground [HD] Productions. Terms of Service and Privacy Policy   1. Terms     By accessing the website at http://HDPRODUCTIONS.XYZ, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.   2. Use License                 Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Truman Alexander IV dba Orbitalunderground [HD] Productions.'s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a li...
:IPv6: Get Ready- Test Readiness - More Info :IPv6:
IPv6: What Time It Is. The last block of IPv4 addresses have been allocated, and it’s time to get your network ready. Why IPv6? IPv6 supports a far larger number of addresses than IPv4, which is why the change is taking place now — since IPv4 was implemented in 1981, the Internet has grown dramatically, and there are no more available IPv4 addresses. "Crawl Before Ye Walk." Do I Have IPv6 on My Computer? We can check easily by visiting: http://www.kame.net/ If You See A Swimming Turtle At The Top Part of Page that means your computer has a working IPv6 system. Test Your IPv6 Settings: http://www.test-ipv6.com/ entry by T.H. A
VPN's - What They Are & Why You Should Use One.
Even before the US government opened the gates for ISPs to sell your information, the big names in antivirus rightly identified virtual private networks as the next frontier in security.  The internet wasn't designed with bad guys in mind, and as a result, it's not very hard to gather information on users and their movements across the web. Throw in the popularity of unsecured public Wi-Fi networks and it's a recipe for disaster. When you switch your VPN on, the VPN creates an encrypted tunnel between your device and a server controlled by the VPN company. Your data enters the tunnel, which keeps it secure from anyone snooping around on your network. Most VPN companies also include a custom DNS server**, so you'll be protected against attackers redirecting a genuine URL to deliver you an authentic-looki
Google Analytics & Orbitalunderground Projects.
FULL DISCLOSURE/ ANALYTICS:  ADD-ON ($$) VS VIP (  )/ MOST CURRENT CLIENTS KNOW THIS (ACTUALLY, EVERY SINGLE ONE DOES, FOR SURE) BUT IN THE NAME OF SHARING SOME BUSINESS ASPIRATIONS OF/WITH THE GREATEST (BUSINESSES) OF ALL TIME- WE WANT POTENTIAL CLIENTELE TO BE FULLY INFORMED. IF YOU INITIATE A BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP WITH ORBITALUNDERGROUND HD PRODUCTIONS, AND AMONGST THE TERMS WITH WHICH THAT IS DESCRIBED, YOU HAVE HAD SOME SORT OF WEB SITE/PAGE/PORTAL/-OTHER LOGICAL "WEB" PAGES: WE WILL TAKE THE (SIMPLE BUT WELL-DEFINED/ENFORCED) STEPS TO INCORPORATE GOOGLE ANALYTICS ON THAT(THOSE) PAGE(S) AND (FOR FREE)GRANT ACCESS TO THE FULL DASHBOARD TO AT LEAST ONE EMAIL ADDRESS WHICH IS LISTED ON YOUR CONTACT WITH ORBITALUNDERGROUND HD PRODUCTIONS. -UNLESS YOU PREFER TO NOT HAVE ANALYTICS INSTALLED ON THE SERVER HOSTING THE CONTENT END/AND LET US KNOW THAT- https://analytics.google.com All proje...
Install OpenVPN FAST & SECURE(UPDATED SEPT 2018)
!!FIRST THING- ALWAYS!! ENABLE TUN/TAP ON YOUR SERVER/VPS. QUESTION:  Where do I get a VPS to run this on? ANSWER: YOU SIMPLY CANNOT GET A BETTER UNMANAGED VPS FOR YOUR MONEY THAN RIGHT HERE (YEAH, CLICK!) ON WITH THE INSTALL:  First, get the script and make it executable : wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Angristan/openvpn-install/master/openvpn-install.sh chmod +x openvpn-install.sh
Site Optimization Tools.
The internet is littered with "tools and tricks" that will supposedly make your site the fastest, or do 'this' or 'fix that.' In my experience (over 20 years) it's best to treat most of these no differently than "get rich quick" schemes. Here are some tools that have proven themselves.   https://tools.pingdom.com https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ https://mxtoolbox.com
DESIGN 101: Color Matching
One aspect of site design that remains either a) a mystery or b) simply lost upon the designer is that of COLOR COORDINATION. Well, here is the link for one of the most incredibly useful tools available for someone designing a site. imagecolorpicker.com
SEO 101: The LEAST you should know about SEO before, well, anything...
Naming things can be hard, but is very important for search engine rankings. It applies first and foremost to publications themselves. Whether you chose a name that aims at being a brand or a name which explicitly describes the topic, make sure to use something that’s intelligible for search engines to index.  In that regard, example.org/generic-corp-blog or example.org/generic-corp-tech-blog will do much better than example.org/genericcorp. Ideally the publication slug will contain some of the most important keywords that the publication wants to rank on.  When writing posts, if SEO is a goal, it is critical to think about the titles. The first rule should be that every story has a unique title. Using the same title over and over is not the right appr
Setting Up A Swap File On Linux. [step-by-step]
There will be times where you need to increase the responsiveness of your server to prevent out of memory issues. Out of memory issues happen when an application running on your server starts consuming a large amount of memory. Swap is designed as virtual memory, which uses your harddrive to store data that cannot be held in RAM. --This tutorial will show you how to create a swap file, which should work under Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. This tutorial is not meant for any Custom ISO, but it is possible to follow along.--   Step 1: Verify that swap does not exist   To prevent any issues during this tutorial, you will need to run the following to verify that a swap space is currently not active:   free -m After running that command you should see something similar to this output:   total              used       free     shared    buffers     cached Mem:               1840       1614     ...
THINK SECURITY: Turn Bluetooth OFF Anytime Possible.
Do your "due diligence" to minimize your exposure to very real Bluetooth based security vulnerabilities. BlueBorne, announced this week (week of September 13, 2017) by security firm Armis,  allows any affected device with Bluetooth turned on to be attacked through a series of vulnerabilities. Interestingly enough, it should be noted (and it SHOULD, in fact, be noted- as to not have a fact such as this 'straight' will no doubt separate those who 'know what their talking about' from those who do not) The flaws aren't in the Bluetooth standard itself, but in its implementation in a variety of software. An article featured in Wired magazine states "Windows, Android, Linux, and iOS have been vulnerable to BlueBorne in the past. Millions could still be at risk." link to that article online: https://goo.gl/hiK81Z
"Exponential Data Growth" Takeaways From Conference [Q4-2017]
 "Exponential Data Growth?" Here are a few facts and cases in point to consider: In 2010, the economist published a story about Walmart’s systems handling a staggering 75 million transactions an hour, feeding into databases estimated to hold a total of 2.5 petabytes. This year in 2017, Forbes cites them as processing 2.5 petabytes an hour. Decoding the human genome was one of the biggest science stories of a generation. It took ten years: on today’s tech it could be done in two weeks. When the Sloan Digital Sky Survey began in 2000, more data was collected in the first few weeks than had been previously been gathered in the entire history of astronomy. When the large synoptic Survey Telescope goes online in Mexico 2022, it will start with 16 petabytes of storage – scaling immediately – and the volume of data collected will be so large as to be impossible for humans to analyse it – this i...
I have a directory that is unpacked, but is in a folder. How can I move the contents up one level?
just issue an mv command mv (directory)/* . if you want to delete the directory then add rm -rf (directory) Assumed that you are in a parent directory of (directory) If you are inside the (directory) then mv * ../
www: 'A' record or CNAME?
Definitely CNAME. It fits the scheme of what you are doing in that example.com *must* be an A record, and www.example.com is the same host, and therefore is properly, an alias to example.com. One of them should be a CNAME, and since example.com cannot be a CNAME, then ... And, dns aside, this scheme helps to avoid the site content from being classified as duplicate content at two different hosts. certain well known search engine have started to alleviate it's problems with misapplied duplicate content penalties, but be safe.  Some publishers went so far as to not respond to http at one or the other. Some still do to this day. Nothing more an
How to create SSH keys. (Linux, Windows)
An SSH Key allows you to log into your server without needing a password. SSH Keys can be automatically added to servers during the installation process. Creating a SSH key on Windows The simplest way to create SSH key on Windows is to use puttygen. Download and run PuttyGen. Click the "Generate" button. For additional security, you can enter a key passphrase. This will be required to use the SSH key, and will prevent someone with access to your key file from using the key. Once the key has been generated, click "Save Private Key". Make sure you save this somewhere safe, as it is not possible to recover this f
Letsencrypt renewal under 'ee'
ee site update <insert site here> --letsencrypt=renew
Permanently removing apache2
apache2 is a metapackage that just selects other packages. If you installed apache by installing that package, you just need to run this to clean up the automatically selected packages: sudo apt-get autoremove If that doesn't work, you might have installed one of the dependents manually. You can target all the apache2- packages from space and nuke the lot: sudo apt-get remove apache2* For future reference, to find out which package a binary is from, you can run this: dpkg -S `which apache2`   I'd expect that to come back with apache2.2-bin
Downloading FB videos (private or not)
This link:  FB Videos [top of page links to similar easy tools for VIMEO & MORE] Quik Rundown: How to download facebook video online (See full article). Go to Facebook.com, find facebook video which you want to download. Now get the url/link of the facebook video. There are two methods for copying url/link of facebook video. If you see something like the given screenshot, right click on the "video" and "Copy Link Address" **Or if you do not see "video", right click on the date (eg. May 18 at 7:15pm) and "Copy Link Adress"  Paste the facebook video url/link in facebook video downloader input box and click on "Download" button.   Select whether you want to download HD Video or SD video, and right click on "Download" button and click on "Save link As.." to download your video. 
.M4V <----->.MP4 [The More You Know...]
In most cases, it's easy enough to just rename your file from .m4v to .mp4 . There is no conversion needed. Both .m4v and .mp4 can be used as extensions for the MPEG-4 Part 14 container format. While .m4v isn't used that often, .m4a is common for audio-only files.
Node.JS (Proper) INSTALL on Debian 7-wheezy(x64)
Step 0: TL;DR - Install Node.js Quickly on Debian Before we get started, if you just want to get Node.js installed on Debian (specifically Wheezy, Jessie, Stretch, or Sid) fast, here are the two commands you need to run.   # Adding the NodeSource APT repository for Debian-based distributions repository AND the PGP key for verifying packages $ sudo curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_6.x | bash -   # Install Node.js from the Debian-based distributions repository $ sudo apt-get install -y nodejs Step 1: Environment Setup - Ensure Your Environment Meets the Basic Requirements to Install Node.js To be able to install Node.js in a Debian environment, the machine you're installing Node.js on meets the following requirements:   Your environment is on a supported architecture: i386 (32-bit) amd64 (64-bit) armhf (ARM 32-bit hard-float, ARMv7 and up: arm-linux-gnueabihf) Your environment is ...
What if someone incorrectly enters my IP for a domain?
Likely scenario: You own "rickssite.com" (just example) but you are carefully looking through your Google analytics information and notice some domain "roxyscornerteam.com" (for example) is quite the "external links" source... You visit the domain to see how a link to your site found its way to such a pecuiliar-sounding place ... You enter the uel into the browser and click go, to find that the domain ITSELF brings up your site as if it were yours.   This can happen for a number of reasons, malicious or unintentional. There is nothing you can really do that is logical, in terms of trying to get it changed by means of the other party.   Like most things in life, you are best to handle the situation yourself.    Bottom line: add this to your nginx web server conf. server {         listen  [::]:80 default_server;         location / {             return 444;         }         access_log /......
GitHub Fork vs. Clone
"Fork" in this context means "Make a copy of their code so that I can add my own modifications". There's not much else to say. Every clone is essentially a fork, and it's up to the original to decide whether to pull the changes from the fork.
Rules for writing numbers.
Except for a few basic rules, spelling out numbers vs. using figures (also called numerals) is largely a matter of writers' preference. Again, consistency is the key. Policies and philosophies vary from medium to medium. America's two most influential style and usage guides have different approaches: The Associated Press Stylebook recommends spelling out the numbers zero through nine and using numerals thereafter—until one million is reached. Here are four examples of how to write numbers above 999,999 in AP style: 1 million; 20 million; 20,040,086; 2.7 trillion. The Chicago Manual of Style recommends spelling out the numbers zero through one hundred and using figures thereafter—except for whole numbers used in combination with hundred, thousand, hundred thousand, million, billion, and beyond (e.g., two hundred; twenty-eight thousand; three hundred thousand; one million). In Chicago styl...
Internet Privacy Considerations.
In today's time it's increasingly important that internet users be knowledgeable about the "reality" of the current state of "internet privacy." So, in order to 'do my part', I've added this entry into the orbitalunderground[HD] productions knowledge base. I'll be adding to this entry over time, so bookmark this page, be sure to check back. Citations, reference info will be included for sources where was
Hosting images from Dropbox to a site or forum.
A very useful aspect of having a Dropbox account is that you can "host" a photo you have uploaded to your Dropbox account on your website. In order to make this work, however, you must remember to add the raw=1 onto the link created/copied from Dropbox.
Initial Setup Considerations for VPS or Dedi. CentOS 6.x
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 How to create SSH keys. (Linux, Windows)
 Setting Up A Swap File On Linux. [step-by-step]
 Permanently removing apache2
 www: 'A' record or CNAME?
 Site Optimization Tools.
 Downloading FB videos (private or not)
 Google Analytics & Orbitalunderground Projects.
 THINK SECURITY: Turn Bluetooth OFF Anytime Possible.
 SEO 101: The LEAST you should know about SEO before, well, anything...
 .M4V <----->.MP4 [The More You Know...]
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