Disable WP Video Locker (youtubeblocker) behaviour

If you ever seen a website that asks for a “Share” on Facebook before you are allowed to view a video, try this userscript: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/399846.

This disables the annoying “WPVideoLock” WordPress plugin.

Update: Didn’t notice that websites like voceazilei.ro changed their data attribute; so with the ideas of Victor Badoiu I updated it to 0.3, doing a more aggressive scan for the YouTube video id (using regex).

Windows 8: Enable/Disable Hibernate via PowerShell

If you newly installed Windows 8.1 and you would like to disable Hibernate, you figured out by now that you can’t simply do powercfg /h off like you used to be able to in Windows 7, you get this error message:

Here’s an easy way to do it, by not changing anything permission related (UAC etc.) on your system.
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OSCam Startup Script for Ubuntu and other linux distros (systemd compatible)

Updated on 14.05.2017

Create a file called /etc/init.d/oscam with the following contents:

This assumes that you have the oscam binary located in /usr/local/bin/oscam. Remember you have to create this file as the root user.

To “enable” the script and the starting up of oscam on reboot, use the following commands on Ubuntu/Debian:

systemd compatibility

The script will also work on systemd systems (like Ubuntu 16.04 and so on).

To force systemd to detect the service, you have to do:

To enable the system to start at boot:

crontab checks

Furthermore, for a simple crontab script to check if oscam has crashed and didn’t restart by itself, let’s create a file and call it /usr/local/bin/oscamchk:

And let’s make this run every minute:
Once the crontab editor has started, add the following line: