Shellshock is a bash exploit which allows a malicious user to put extra information into an environment variable and have bash execute it. Fixes are out for RHEL/CentOS and Ubuntu, update your systems immediately… Test using: $ env var='() { ignore this;}; echo vulnerable’ bash -c /bin/true CentOS/RHEL/Fedora Fix: $ sudo yum update bash -y […]

Power on the VVX, wait for the Starting Application dialog and press Cancel to stop it. The Welcome dialog will count down from 7 and press 1, 3, and 5 simultaneously and you’ll see a password prompt. Enter the MAC address, lower case. For letters, select the a->1A mode and press the key the amount […]

You’ve set up some nice port forwarding on your iptables router and it works great from the outside world. The Scene Router Public IP 100.127.150.110 eth0 Router Private IP 192.168.15.1 eth1 Web Server IP 192.168.15.10 Supposing the web server is listening on port 80 and we want people to be able to access it via […]

Working on a project recently where I had no access to the original code which generates some sales reports for a customer. After a little digging I found this gem of a chunk of SQL which shows you all recent SQL queries to the MSSQL server. SELECT SQLTEXT.text, STATS.last_execution_time FROM sys.dm_exec_query_stats STATS CROSS APPLY sys.dm_exec_sql_text(STATS.sql_handle) […]

Boostrap 3.1.1 and typeahead.js 0.10.1 will play nicely together, but it takes some digging and some dependencies to make it to make it all work, but when it does, it’s pretty glorious. Bootstrap 2 once contained a lovely typeahead engine but it was decided it didn’t work well enough and they would focus on their […]

Over the last couple of days Firefox has been spouting off Unresponsive Script Warnings on my Gmail tab with Hangouts enabled. This is universal over all of my computers and many of my coworkers computers. I use Gmail proper, they’re using Google Apps, same symptom. It’s happening in different locations on different providers, so it’s […]

blacktie.co is a fantastic little site where you can download free web themes based on Bootstrap 3 with Font Awesome 4 icons. They’re all awesome and simple to modify. The blacktie guy has also found some like-minded individuals who will also be committing themes to blacktie so it’s poised to be an ongoing repository of […]

Playing around with creating a WordPress theme using Twitter Bootstrap 3. I could only find other paid versions with way more features than I really needed.

Sorry the site has been down for the last couple of days. I’ve been transitioning things to test a new platform layout and encountered some unrelated ice storms that required I deal with other things instead of keeping this site online. This site, among other WordPress hosting offerings now lives on a XenServer virtual machine […]

When I first installed CloudStack the latest System VM was Cloudstack 3.0 which was released in early 2012. Since then there have been many improvements and when I updated to 4.2 the System VMs stayed the same. Since I’d been undergoing all kinds of issues with NAT, I thought the simplest attempt at a fix […]