Category Archives: Server

ArchLinux: Manually Downloaded Sources with Yaourt

This is a brief hint of how to install an AUR package that requires to manually download its sources… Advertisements

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ArchLinux: CA Certificates Yet Another KISS Example

Can’t help myself but to post yet another example of a hands-on “KISS” approach in Arch Linux where the “simple” part is missing…

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OpenBSD: RAID1 (Mirror) with Full Disk Encryption

This is a theoretical approach to install OpenBSD server on two physical disks in software RAID1 (mirror) having the logical (root) partition encrypted aka full disk encryption. Unfortunately, this approach is not supported as yet…

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Shell: Difference in Output Forwarding

To remind the difference among: 2>&-, 2>/dev/null, |&, &>/dev/null and >/dev/null 2>&1…

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Security: Burp Suite – A Brief Introduction

Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications. This is a very short introduction how to start with it…

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ArchLinux: VirtualBox Issues

Recently, ArchLinux development community have confirmed (again) that they stick hard to the announced KISS (keep it simple stupid) strategy except for, the “simple” part…

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FreeBSD: ACPI Shutdown

In order to shutdown a FreeBSD machine completely, i.e. without hitting the power button, it is necessary to…

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