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VMWare Unity Mode with Ubuntu 12.10 Syndie The 12 Best Firefox About:Config Performance Tweaks Below are a few of our favorite Firefox performance hacks, tweaks, and productivity enhancements that can be made via the About:config of Firefox. We show you step-by-step how to perform the tweaks and what each of the tweaks are responsible for and how they improve your performance in Firefox and increase your productivity. Make Firefox Give Back RAM When Minimized Typically when a program in Windows is minimized for a period of time, the program will give back the RAM that it used so that users of the system can use the memory for other applications that may be running. By default, Firefox does not perform in this matter, making your system run lower on RAM than it should. To enable the setting so that Firefox gives back RAM, do the following: 1) In the Firefox address bar type: about:config and then hit Enter. 2) In the “Filter” search, type: config.trim_on_minimize 3) Right click on the setting and click “toggle” so that the Value turns to “true”. You should see the following:

The Bamboo DHT -- Introduction The New Yorker | Strongbox Our privacy promise The New Yorker's Strongbox is designed to let you communicate with our writers and editors with greater anonymity and security than afforded by conventional e-mail. When you visit or use our public Strongbox server, The New Yorker and our parent company, Condé Nast, will not record your I.P. address or information about your browser, computer, or operating system, nor will we embed third-party content or deliver cookies to your browser. Strongbox servers are under the physical control of The New Yorker and Condé Nast in a physically and logically segregated area at a secure data center. Strongbox servers and network share no elements in common with The New Yorker or Condé Nast infrastructure. Strongbox is designed to be accessed only through a “hidden service” on the Tor anonymity network, which is set up to conceal both your online and physical location from us and to offer full end-to-end encryption for your communications with us.

The 5 types of programmers « Steven Benner's Blog In my code journeys and programming adventures I’ve encountered many strange foes, and even stranger allies. I’ve identified at least five different kinds of code warriors, some make for wonderful comrades in arms, while others seem to foil my every plan. However they all have their place in the pantheon of software development. The duct tape programmer The code may not be pretty, but damnit, it works! This guy is the foundation of your company. The OCD perfectionist programmer You want to do what to my code? This guy doesn’t care about your deadlines or budgets, those are insignificant when compared to the art form that is programming. The anti-programming programmer I’m a programmer, damnit. His world has one simple truth; writing code is bad. The half-assed programmer What do you want? The guy who couldn’t care less about quality, that’s someone elses job. The theoretical programmer Well, that’s a possibility, but in practice this might be a better alternative. Where do you fit?

List of Chromium Command Line Switches How to use a command line switch? The Chromium Team has made a page on which they briefly explain how to use these switches. Conditions These are rather technical. While most are pretty self-explanatory, keep in mind that any condition means that a switch isn't always available. The constant OS_WIN must be defined.

autoinst: Wiki: UserGuide Welcome to the Autoinst User Guide. Autoinst is a tool for version controlled, templated, host configuration. This guide describes how to use Autoinst to manage configurations and templates, explains Autoinst concepts, how to use the command line interfaces and the API methods. Autoinst is designed to help its users manage host configurations, with the following features: Version controlled repository of configuration information Ability to reconstruct host configurations at any point in time Ability to write a single template to manage multiple similar configuration files Why another configuration system? Autoinst is limited in scope by design. Host configurations might be centrally managed, but do not have a revision system. Autoinst does not attempt to solve the following problems: Binary packaging. Instead, Autoinst is meant to complement these existing solutions, by providing a version-controlled configuration framework. Autoinst Resources Hosts <? Groups <? Group Naming Conventions <type>.

php-reverse-shell ACE - Code Editor php-reverse-shell | pentestmonkey This tool is designed for those situations during a pentest where you have upload access to a webserver that’s running PHP. Upload this script to somewhere in the web root then run it by accessing the appropriate URL in your browser. The script will open an outbound TCP connection from the webserver to a host and port of your choice. Bound to this TCP connection will be a shell. This will be a proper interactive shell in which you can run interective programs like telnet, ssh and su. Download php-reverse-shell-1.0.tar.gz MD5sum:2bdf99cee7b302afdc45d1d51ac7e373 SHA1sum: 30a26d5b5e30d819679e0d1eb44e46814892a4ee Video I stumbled across this video someone made of php-reverse-shell. Update 2011-11: Imax sent me a link to his tool fimap which uses php-reverse-shell. Walk Through Modify the source To prevent someone else from abusing your backdoor – a nightmare scenario while pentesting – you need to modify the source code to indicate where you want the reverse shell thrown back to. FAQs No. Yeah.

Black Duck Software Names Open Source Rookies of 2010 -- WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 7 Black Duck Software. (PRNewsFoto/Black Duck Software) WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From a personally-controlled social network to a mobile application that lets aid workers collect, sort and share information about children in emergency situations, open source software is meeting the needs of today's application developers, according to Black Duck Software, which today announced its 2010 open source 'Rookies of the Year' list. (Logo: ) Working from a list of thousands of new projects launched in 2010, Black Duck evaluated a project's popularity using a weighted scoring system that awards points for commit activity within a project, the number of developers involved, and the number of web sites linked to the project. Some key observations from this year's report include: The Black Duck Rookies of the Year for 2010 include: About Black Duck Software SOURCE Black Duck Software RELATED LINKS