Nginx: blocking a GET request if it contains a certain word

Posted in Tutorials, Webservers on August 23, 2016

This is a short memo for myself about making an nginx rule to block a request if a URL contains a specified string.

Genisoimage to make a custom Windows ISO

Posted in Tutorials on August 17, 2016

"genisoimage -b boot/etfsboot.com -no-emul-boot -iso-level 2 -udf -J -l -D -N -joliet-long -relaxed-filenames -o windows.iso extracted-windows-folder" command can create custom Windows ISO files.

Shell script for modifying Xfce workspace count from CLI

Posted in Scripting, Tutorials on August 11, 2016

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Shell script for modifying Xfce workspace count from CLI.

Bash Personal Journal

Posted in Scripting, Tutorials on July 30, 2016

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This a script file for maintaining a personal journal.

Centos 7 i686(32 bit) container

Posted in Tutorials on July 14, 2016

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You can use Centos 7 AltArch 32 bit installation's images as containers.

Avoiding Viruses with Linux

Posted in Tutorials on June 30, 2016

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A few notes on approaching computer use daily.

Installing Ansible 2.1 on Debian 8 in a Python Virtualenv

Posted in Ansible, Scripting, Tutorials on June 19, 2016

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A somewhat ugly workaround for a lurking bug in the Digitalocean module and Ansible 2.0.2+ using Python Virtualenv.

Use Virt-Manager(Virtualbox alternative) as a non-root user

Posted in Tutorials on June 14, 2016

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This is a note on fixing permission errors for Virt-Manager on Centos 7.2.

Creating a local socks proxy for Firefox

Posted in SSH, Tutorials on June 14, 2016

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Proxies are fun and useful. This piece tries to explain a certain way to use socks and squid proxies for browsing to solve some issues you may experience now or later.

Blocking referrers on this site

Posted in Tutorials, Webservers on June 9, 2016

meta name="referrer" content="never" is used on the site headers to block referrers.

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