Category Archive: software

Oct 10 2017

Installing macOS High Sierra on Proxmox 5

This tutorial for installing macOS Sierra has been adapted for Proxmox 5 from Kholia’s GitHub project for installing into vanilla KVM. There is more documentation there which will help out with enabling extra features and diagnosing problems! Source: Installing macOS High Sierra on Proxmox 5 (Nicholas Sherlock)

Oct 01 2017

3 Python web scrapers and crawlers

Check out these great Python tools for crawling and scraping the web, and parsing out the data you need. Source: 3 Python web scrapers and crawlers | Opensource.com

Sep 25 2017

freezetab: A powerful alternative to bookmarks in the Chrome browser

Freezetab helps you save your tabs and keep them organized. Features: ★ Tab Groups Every time you save a bookmark the browser forces you to pick a folder to put the bookmark in. You often don’t have a folder name in mind, so all of your tabs end up in one giant unorganized folder. Freezetab …

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Sep 13 2017

OpenSnitch: The Little Snitch application like firewall tool for Linux – nixCraft

Little Snitch is a traditional software firewall for macOS. You can use it to monitor applications, preventing or permitting them to connect to attached networks through advanced rules. OpenSnitch is a GNU/Linux port of the Little Snitch application firewall written in Python. Source: OpenSnitch: The Little Snitch application like firewall tool for Linux (nixCraft)

Sep 11 2017

Enpass Is The Free Cross-Platform Password Manager

Previously we covered KeePassXC password manager which is also free application. Here comes another password manager called Enpass, it is free and cross-platform available for Linux, Windows, Mac, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone and iOS. Source: Enpass Is The Free Cross-Platform Password Manager (NoobsLab)

Aug 29 2017

Raspberry Pi Pushbutton Shutdown/Startup

This is extracted from a single post by user RonR in a thread about FreePBX for the Raspberry Pi on DSLReports. I though it might be useful to many Raspberry Pi users: Raspberry Pi Pushbutton Shutdown/Startup The attached script will install shutdown and startup capability using a SPST NO momentary pushbutton switch connected to GPIO …

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Aug 27 2017

How to Pass Arguments to a Bash-Script

You can write a bash script such that it receives arguments specified when the script is called from the command line. This method is used when a script has to perform a slightly different function depending on the values of input parameters (the arguments). For example, you may have a script called “stats.sh” that performs …

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May 23 2017

How to Install and Configure Postfix as a Send-Only SMTP Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Introduction Postfix is a mail transfer agent (MTA), an application used to send and receive email. In this tutorial, we will install and configure Postfix so that it can be used to send emails by local applications only — that is, those installed on the same server that Postfix is installed on. Why would you …

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Apr 19 2017

Keep local Instant Messages on your local network with BeeBEEP (Secure Lan Messenger)

When you want to send an instant message to someone else that’s on the same local network as you are, whether that be another family member or a co-worker in your office, why use an offsite chat server that leaves your messages open to interception by the company running the chat server or some other …

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Mar 10 2017

How to extract a .deb file without opening it on Debian or Ubuntu Linux

I downloaded a .deb Debian file. How do I extract deb package without installing it on my Debian or Ubuntu Linux based system? How do I list and extract the contents of a Debian package? Source: How to extract a .deb file without opening it on Debian or Ubuntu Linux

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