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Linux for^W 4.0 RC1 – Hurr durr I’ma sheep – kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git – Linux kernel source tree

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/02/23

There you go: Linux four.

3.19 “Diseased Newt” -> 4.0 “Hurr durr I’ma sheep

kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git – Linux kernel source tree.

–jeroen

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

Time to upgrade some of my older OpenSuSE VMs from 12.3 to a more recent version

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/02/10

Last week, the final update for OpenSuSE 12.3 says it is time to upgrade:

│Patch: openSUSE-2015-100 Kind: recommended Version: 1

│This announcement marks the end of the maintenance period for openSUSE 12.3.

│In order to keep your systems up to date and secure, please migrate your
│systems to the current openSUSE version.

│For more information on how to upgrade to the current openSUSE version, please read:

http://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Distribution-Upgrade

│Please make sure that you applied all maintenance updates provided for openSUSE 12.3 before starting the update.

│Thank you for using openSUSE,
│your Maintenance and Security Team

–jeroen

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More secure SSH: hardening both client and server. And use Tor

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/01/26

Thanks Jan Wildeboer for sharing a link to https://stribika.github.io/2015/01/04/secure-secure-shell.html.

That describes how to harden your secure shell by configuring the most secure algorithms for it.

–jeroen

via More secure SSH. https://stribika.github.io/2015/01/04/secure-secure-shell.html.

Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Communications Development, Development, Internet protocol suite, Power User, SSH, TCP | Leave a Comment »

NotePad++: Text Editor which shows \r\n (via: Stack Overflow)

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/01/26

I hadn’t monitored Notepad++ in a very long time, so I was glad that User Thomas Owens mentioned that it can show you the CR and LF codes:

With Notepad++, you can show end-of-line characters. It shows CR and LF, instead of “\r” and “\n”, but it gets the point across. […]

To use Notepad++ for this,

  1. open the View menu, open the Show Symbols slide out, and
  2. select either “Show all characters” or “Show end-of-line characters”.

I needed this because many development environments get confused when you have text files using a mix of line-break kinds (in my case LF, CR and CRLF).

–jeroen

via Text Editor which shows \r\n? – Stack Overflow.

Posted in *nix, Apple, Linux, Mac, OS X, OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion, Power User, SuSE Linux, Windows | Leave a Comment »

Zenoss: Open Source Network Monitoring and Systems Management

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/01/19

Interesting stuff: Zenoss Open Source Network Monitoring and Systems Management.

Stuff like monitoring NNTP, monitoring HTTP, monitoring DNS, etc.

–jeroen

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

 
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