FreeBSD 10 on EdgeRouter Lite

EdgeRouter Lite

Recently i am experimenting with the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite, a neat sub 100US$ Device that runs Linux and seems made for hacking around on. While in the progress of adding a captive portal function to it for use at a clients pub and wishing it would just run *BSD already, I just came accross this neat page that explains how to get FreeBSD 10 running on it! Awesome…

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Awesome mini wireless keyboard and mouse

Mini Keyboard

I came across this great little device while doing some Christmas shopping in the local computer mall and fell in love immediately. Basically a tiny (the smallest I’ve seen so far anyways), yet fully featured wireless keyboard and mouse that is a must for any sysadmin bag and also works great with your home media center. Read more for the pros and cons.

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A simple console wireless network manager for OpenBSD

Maybe some will enjoy this simple console based wireless network manager i use on my OpenBSD Box to connect to the different wireless networks i come across during the week. 4NU558BUVMKY

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A simple Bot trap using robots.txt

Setup a simple Bot Trap for your website or web application that can enhance the security of your server and prevent malicious bots or script kiddies from poking around by luring them into a trap and banning their a**es for x amount of minutes, or else.

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Sniffing for plaintexters

I hope you enjoy this little piece i wrote to sniff for people that check their e-mail via insecure POP or IMAP ports. In my case, i ran this via cron each morning on weekdays for two minutes inside a LAN with a couple hundred users. If “plaintexters” where found, it would send the list of people to the IT Team, basically a mail group on Exchange. They would then contact the User and make sure their mail settings where right.

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Setting Up .screenrc

General Information

Messing with screen, making it work for you!

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Setting Up Screen

General Information

This guide is about a utility that is called Screen. It’s in the ports collection of FreeBSD and it lets you setup a virtual Shell enviroment which you can connect and reconnect to even when you where totally disconnected or turned off the client PC.

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Tab Through All Options

keyboard_preference_pane

General Information

By default in Mac OS X, you can only tab through the text fields of any window. Have you ever wanted to use your tab button to cycle through the dialog box options or tab through the check box options on a website? Now you can with this hidden gem.

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OSX Basic Beginner Tips

General Information

This tutorial hopes to simply identify some basic stuff for new users of Mac OS X. I recently got a mac, having no previous experience with one. My personal opinion is that it would have been nice to have a guide with certain tips to help get started, even though the general help application is fairly decent. These are completely random tips, but if you’re new and have no idea what you’re doing, this may help. Some are fairly obvious, but it never hurts to have things documented.

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