Linux SAMBA Server Visualization

In the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences we have deployed a very robust Debian linux Samba server to serve our files to all of our users. This server is running Debian Linux, with the latest versions of Samba, connect … Continue reading

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Jeep Update – 2009

Well 2009 is gone, and i’ve decided I need to jot down what I’ve done to the Jeep thus far. When i got the Jeep in the summer is it was a very road worthy vehicle, but it had a … Continue reading

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Automatically Download All The Wallpapers From National Geographic [MAC Version]

In my travels today i found a great post from http://www.webupd8.org Its a set up scripts for linux that will download all the Wallpapers from Nation Geopraphic. Well, it was Linux only and didn’t work nativity on my Mac, so … Continue reading

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A Jeep was a GREAT idea?!

So, I’ve joined the idiots of the world. I bought a 1993 YJ Jeep Wrangler. This is going to be a project/winter beater. I figure its going to be a good idea to document what breaks, and what i do … Continue reading

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modrewrite to combat spam attacks

This is a simple ModRewrite i use to combat the file upload, then expand attack that is fairly common with poorly created upload scripts  Basically this reads, if the request or the refferer contains any of the bad words, redirect … Continue reading

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Vmware vSphere – wrong amount of free space reported.

Earlier today we began to upgrade our ESX 3.5 machines to VMware vSphere (esx 4.0) We normally have 3 ESX hosts, one has been offline and retasked to testing our new SAN hardware. We have enough capacity on our esx2 … Continue reading

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Linux logo [FAIL]

linux_logo_fail Originally uploaded by brad coudriet This companies use of the Linux logo is interesting to say the least. Rochester NY, 390 Southbound

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SPAM SPAM GO AWAY!

It seems the new trend for successfully exploited weak web applications is that they will only show their seedy content to google or other search engines. They will only be triggered to show their content when they are accessed by … Continue reading

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Boxee, you have changed the way i watch media

I’ve used a number of Media Center solutions for connecting a PC/Mac to my HDTV. First i used the software that came with my Sony, it did TV recording, but it wasn’t a really integrated solution. I hacked an Xbox … Continue reading

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The trials and tribulations of WordPress SPAM

In the past month i’ve seen a huge increase hacked and spammed WordPress installs. At CIAS we have 1000+ users accounts with 203 individual installs managed by the students, so i usually try to allow the students the benifit of … Continue reading

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