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Date registered: September 14, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Denyhosts on CentOS — October 18, 2016
  2. netdom join Error 53, Error 2, DNS is correct. Windows 2012 R2 doesn’t like /ou — March 22, 2016
  3. JDBC connector to MSSQL 2014 — February 4, 2016
  4. Ubuntu SNMP config for Zabbix and Checkpoint — February 4, 2016
  5. Build bitcoind from source Fedora 22 — October 30, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Eidolon TLP, Hannibal, DARPA and the state of Artifical Intelligence — 7 comments
  2. Amazing Film on Alien Reproduction Vehicle and ZPE — 6 comments
  3. Unix flush or refresh DNS cache — 3 comments
  4. s3fs install on CentOS AmazonEC2 — 2 comments
  5. Denyhosts on fedora 19 — 1 comment

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Oct 31

For your Halloween – Alfred Hichcock’s Ghost Stories

One of the best records I ever owned.  I nearly wore it out as a kid.  Finally a girlfriend took it from me when I was in college damn it!  But fun stories even now.

Oct 24

Interesting Conspiracy Movie from 2012 – ‘111’

Found an interesting short that tries to bring a bunch of conspiracy theory’s together and …  Well you be the judge.

Oct 22

gpg command line

First create a key: gpg –gen-key For generation I use the default of RSA and RSA, and I use 4096 bits, and i usually let the keys live for 1y. Create a Revocation Certificate so you can Revoke you key on a keyserver gpg –gen-revoke –armor –output=GPGRevocationCertificate.asc your@email.address Create your ASCII public key so other …

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Oct 21

Unix flush or refresh DNS cache

For Red Hat systems the command is service nscd restart For Debian systems its /etc/init.d/nscd restart

Jun 27

Putty is the worst ssh client ever!

Putty can’t remember the last IP address you used. It can’t remember anything. the buffer is horrendously low. adding a ssh key should be straight forward. remembering your fucking login ID should be straight forward. remembering the fucking keys!  Even the location of the keys?  changing the color scheme should be easy, and able to …

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Jun 19

chroot sftp in AWS with likewise / pbis 7.5+

Oh the humanity!  Configuring chrooted sftp always seems like a chore when you combine it with an out side authentication like winbind or pbis (Power Broker Identity Services). So configuring /etc/ssh/sshd_config is straight forward.  All you need to change is:   But I kept seeing errors in /var/log/secure that said denied access because they …

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May 30

Amazing Film on Alien Reproduction Vehicle and ZPE

Update Aug 25th 2015 – Looks like James Gladman has released the full HD version of the movie on Vimeo.  I’d recommend that you go view his instead of the one below: ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- What’s interesting is that the director and writer (James Allen Higgins) of this film appears to have been poisoned to death. …

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May 16

s3fs install on CentOS AmazonEC2

In an attempt to determine the feasibility of creating an FTP server that is FUSe backed using S3 amazon storage I ran into issues of package dependence.  This is the list of packages I had to install: sudo yum install curl-devel automake fuse fuse-devel libcurl-devel gcc-c++ openssl-devel libxml2-devel gcc After that the readme at …

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Mar 18

Command line zip, unzip, and tar

In maintaining linux systems I often find that I need to zip the contents of a folder or unzip some settings.  Zip is useful for compressing and transmitting files.  There isn’t anything new here and it is straight out of the man pages but since I only use it once every 6 months I’m going …

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Feb 19


The command that will capture just about everything for tcpdump is: sudo tcpdump -lxxvventtteXSs 0 -w /disk1/TCPdebug/28.pcap  

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