Archive for August, 2017

Tweaking WordPress

by Jason Stewart
Disable Emoji Processing Sometimes WordPress translates special characters into images when I want those characters left alone. After a little digging, I learned that this was being done by the emoji translation scripts. First I tried disabling this feature from the admin panel, but the characters were still being converted. Disabling the translation scripts in […]

Dynamic MOTD in Debian and Ubuntu

by Jason Stewart
The Helpers figlet and lolcat come in handy when you’re pimping your console, so let’s go ahead and install them: sudo apt-get install figlet lolcat We may also need an assist from strace, so: sudo apt-get install strace PAM Ubuntu first implemented dynamic MOTD with scripts, then PAM adopted the same approach internally. For this […]