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Record "DreamBox dm 500 S" On Linux Over HTTP Stream

Record "DreamBox dm 500 S" On Linux Over HTTP Stream

This "short HowTo" shows how to watch, record and convert TV shows on-the-fly from "DreamBox" using the "HTTP" streaming service on a PC runing Linux OS. The "DreamBox" is a satellite receiver that has a NIC and you can access it using a web interface to watch and control it.

Management Of Backups With DAT Devices

Management Of Backups With DAT Devices

I had the chance to use a DAT device (an old HP SuperStore DAT24) to make copy on tapes. I didn't want to install any new software to manage that task. This guide can be considered a first step to know how the thing can work. Then, everybody can customize it according to the personal needs.

Adding Date And Time To Your Bash History

Adding Date And Time To Your Bash History

This is a quick but handy addon (RedHat/CentOS) to enhance your bash history (bash > 3.0). It comes in handy particularly if there are multiple people maintaining a given server (so you can see when a command was performed) or even if you are the sole maintainer, but can't remember exactly when you did or changed something.

Generating Website Statistics With Piwik, An Open-Source, Google Analytics-Like Web Analytics Tool

Generating Website Statistics With Piwik, An Open-Source, Google Analytics-Like Web Analytics Tool

This guide explains how you can install and use Piwik for generating website analytics. The reports generated by Piwik are similar to the ones generated by Google Analytics. Piwik is an Open-Source (GPL) tool that you can download and host on your own servers which means you are in full control over your data. In addition to that, Piwik's functionality can be extended by plugins.

Learning Spam With SpamAssassin And All Of Your ISPConfig Clients [ISPConfig 2]

Learning Spam With SpamAssassin And All Of Your ISPConfig Clients [ISPConfig 2]

This is a quick way of learning spam from all of your ISPConfig clients by running a quick and simple command. Please note that this is for ISPConfig 2, not 3.

How To Install The WiKID Strong Authentication System On Slackware

How To Install The WiKID Strong Authentication System On Slackware

Tested on Slackware 12.2, 2.6.28.7-grsec, PostgreSQL 8.3.6, postgresql-8.3-604.jdbc4. Note: Some of the configuration scripts included with WiKID are designed for Redhat and friends, several steps in this guide focus on modifying these scripts for Slackware as well as working around some of them.

A Short Introduction To Cron Jobs

A Short Introduction To Cron Jobs

This article is a short introduction to cron jobs, their syntax, and how to set them up. A cron job is a scheduled task that is executed by the system at a specified time/date.

Recover Deleted Files With Scalpel

Recover Deleted Files With Scalpel

Scalpel is a fast file carver that reads a database of header and footer definitions and extracts matching files from a set of image files or raw device files. Scalpel is filesystem-independent and will carve files from FATx, NTFS, ext2/3, or raw partitions. It is useful for both digital forensics investigation and file recovery. This short article shows how you can use Scalpel to recover deleted files.

Recover Deleted Files With foremost

Recover Deleted Files With foremost

foremost is a forensics application to recover files based on their headers, footers, and internal data structures. Foremost can work on image files, such as those generated by dd, Safeback, Encase, etc, or directly on a drive. This short article shows how you can use foremost to recover deleted files.

Deny Or Allow Countries With Apache .htaccess

Deny Or Allow Countries With Apache .htaccess

The following script is using blogama.org IP geolocation API to automatically generate Apache .htaccess file to deny or allow specific countries. You can put this script under crontab and the .htaccess rules will be automatically updated. Also, it can update multiple .htaccess files.

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