Hidden Treasures of the Perl Core

Posted on April 03, 2008 in Experience, How-to

an old article but very handy...

The Perl Core comes with a lot of little modules to help you get thejob done. Many of these modules are not well-known. Even some of the well-known modules have some nice features that are often …

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5 Ways to Test If Your ISP Throttles P2P « NewTeeVee

Posted on April 03, 2008 in How-to

Do your torrent downloads seem to be taking longer than usual? Are you trying to transfer, say, a home video to a friend via Pando and the upload keeps getting stuck? Or maybe you’re having problems with BitTorrent’s …

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How to Change the Timezone in Linux - wikiHow

Posted on April 02, 2008 in How-to

Most modern Linux distributions have user-friendly programs to set the timezone, often accesible through the program menus or right-clicking the clock in a desktop environment such as KDE or GNOME. Failing that it's possible to manually change the system timezone in Linux …

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Creating a HOSTS Editor in Windows XP -

Posted on April 01, 2008 in How-to

This is by far the easiest way to edit the HOSTS file in XP that I've found. I also like the serving up a HOSTS file from a server (see the link).

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To edit your HOSTS file you can create a custom Desktop or Quick Launch …

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How to unzip very large files

Posted on March 18, 2008 in How-to

Some windows programs use a compression for larger files that is not compatible with the linux unzip command. Resulting in the following error:

need PK compat. v4.5 (can do v2.1)

There is a special program for handling these large files: p7zip

Run these commands to install and run …

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launchd: Better than sliced bread - Chris Hanson

Posted on March 17, 2008 in How-to

Simply put, launchd is what makes it easy to get tasks launched on-demand on Mac OS X 10.4 and later. It obviates lots of different archaic Unix infrastructure — init.d, cron, inetd — in favor of a single self-consistent and easy to use …

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How To Crack WEP

Posted on March 03, 2008 in How-to

Here are a few much better links which use a variety of tools including Aircrack:
WEP Cracking...Reloaded Written By: Kevin Herring and Tim Higgins

How To Crack WEP - Part 1: Setup & Network Recon

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BackTrack Live CD -

Posted on March 03, 2008 in General News

BackTrack is the most Top rated linux live distribution focused on penetration testing. With no installation whatsoever, the analysis platform is started directly from the CD-Rom and is fully accessible within minutes.

It's evolved from the merge of the two wide …

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Professor Messer - Using Nmap to Find Rogue Devices

Posted on March 03, 2008 in How-to

Nmap is one of the best port scanners in the world, but did you know that Nmap can tell you the exact application name and version number hiding behind each port? More importantly, Nmap can tell you about the applications that you …

Continue reading | Songbird Media Player

Posted on February 07, 2008 in Uncategorized

Play music. Play the Web. Powered by Mozilla

Songbird is a desktop media player mashed-up with the Web. Songbird is committed to playing the music you want, from the sites you want, on the devices you want, challenging the conventions of discovery, purchase, consumption and …

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