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Google: view which Devices used your account when: Security – Devices

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/11/24

Security – Devices

Posted in Google, Power User, Security | Leave a Comment »

Factory Images for Nexus Devices – Android — Google Developers

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/11/24

For downloading Lollipop, KitKat and other install images for your Nexus devices: Factory Images for Nexus Devices – Android — Google Developers.


Posted in Google, Nexus 4, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Instantly save a web-page to the Wayback Machine (Internet Archive:

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/11/24

Saving a web page for posterity is really easy: just prepend in front of the URL in your browser, then open the page.

The Wayback Machine (Internet Aarchive) wil instantly archive it.

See this great answer by Jeff Atwood quite a while ago:

One thing that the ineffable Jason Scott just pointed out to me on Twitter:

if you give the url of the page to and wait five minutes, it will archive that page. How about that?

Also you can enter to have it happen without visiting the page.

So if you want to ensure that a popular soon-to-be or may-possibly-be deleted question gets archived by the Internet Archive, manually feed them to the URL above.

I suppose for already deleted questions, we could also undelete, wait 5 minutes, let it archive, then re-delete.


via: Building an archive of deleted questions – Meta Stack Overflow.

Posted in Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Opera Mobile, Pingback, Power User, Stackoverflow, Web Browsers | 1 Comment »

[NL] Full-page kaart van Parkeren Amsterdam – Gemeente Amsterdam

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/11/23

Helaas bevat de web-pagina Parkeren Amsterdam – Gemeente Amsterdam maar een heel klein kaartje.

Een beetje door de HTML heen bladeren lijdt tot een full-page kaart op



Posted in LifeHacker, Power User | Leave a Comment »

running dig DNS under Windows

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/11/21

The dig (domain information groper) command under unix/Linux is a great way to help verify that a DNS host like BIND is working properly.

A few of my servers are Linux, but most of my desktops usually are Windows, so I was happy to find the Using the dig dns tool on Windows 7 article by Dan Esparza explaining there is a Windows version.

So I:

  1. Downloaded the Windows version of BIND (I took the BIND 9.9.2-P1 ZIP file)
  2. Unzipped that into my C:\BIN\BIND directory
  3. Ran this command, just like I would on a Linux box:
    dig @
  4. Checked the below output to the zone configuration on the openSUSE box serving the DNS for my domain

; <<>> DiG 9.9.2-P1 <<>> @
; (1 server found)
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 12911
;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 5, ADDITIONAL: 6

; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 4096
;                  IN      A

;; ANSWER SECTION:           172800  IN      A

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:           172800  IN      NS           172800  IN      NS           172800  IN      NS           172800  IN      NS           172800  IN      NS

;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:        172800  IN      A        172800  IN      A        172800  IN      A        172800  IN      A        172800  IN      A

;; Query time: 15 msec
;; WHEN: Wed Jan 02 16:07:58 2013
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 235


via Dig (command) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Posted in *nix, Linux, Power User, SuSE Linux, Windows, Windows 7 | Leave a Comment »


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