Archives / June 2014

  • How to patch ESXi 5: Step 0 – Enabling SSH access to the VMware ESXi 5 host Yes, there is step 0 actually. How to do it? Simple: – Through vSphere client click on the VMware ESXi 5 server > Confiure > Security Profile (services) –  SSh > Options > Step 1 – Stage the […]

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  • How to upgrade ESXi 5.x to the latest ESXi 5.5 Update 1? 1. Download the latest patch from https://www.vmware.com/patchmgr/findPatch.portal 2. Upload this file to the datastore visible by your ESXi host. 3. Put your host in maintenance mode (right click > enter maintenance mode) and connect via putty. Note that SSh must be enabled. (configuration > […]

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  • The people over at duallist created a great way to track how many training points your wizard should have.   Check out their Training point calculator Wizard101 Training Point Calculator   http://www.duelist101.com/tp_calc.php

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  • June 18, 2014 - rob

    Free crowns

    If you want to earn free crowns for playing Wizard101, Simply head over to: https://www.freekigames.com/trivia You have to take a 12 question quiz.  Each quiz you get over 75% on, you get 10 free crowns.  You can get up to 100 free crowns per day.    

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  • June 17, 2014 - rob

    Create a collage from movies

    1# Past this command Code: wget http://k1u.free.fr/mtn-200808a-linux.tgz 2#Past this command Code: tar xvzf mtn-200808a-linux.tgz 3#Past this command Code: sudo cp mtn-200808a-linux/mtn /usr/local/bin/ 4#Instal a font (i use liberation) Code: sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer 5#Installation is completed now we have to create a thumbnail Code: mtn -w 1024 -c 3 -r 20 -f /usr/share/fonts/truetype/msttcorefonts/arial.ttf /directory/nameofthevideo.mp4

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  • By default in Ubuntu (and probably other distributions), when you log into the SSH server, it will do a reverse DNS lookup of the client for security reasons. That’s fine, but it’s kind of annoying when you don’t have a working reverse DNS for your IP address. Like for all my internal addresses. There is […]

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  • June 12, 2014 - rob

    youtube video download script

        #!/usr/bin/perl-T use strict; use warnings; # ## Calomel.org ,:, DownloadYoutube videos and music usingwget ## Script Name : youtube_wget_video.pl ## Version : 0.42 ## Validfrom : March 2014 ## URL Page :https://calomel.org/youtube_wget.html ## OS Support : Linux, MacOSX, OpenBSD, FreeBSD or any system withperl # `:` ## Two arguments ## $1Youtube URL from […]

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  • Monitor Add the following two lins to the vsftpd.conf file setproctitle_enable=YES session_support=YES The first one allows you to monitor all current sessions along with what’s going on in the session, what’s the source IP, etc, by simply listing the current processes: ps ax | grep vsftpd | grep -v grep Or, if you prefer: watch […]

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  • integer comparison -eq is equal to if [ “$a” -eq “$b” ] -ne is not equal to if [ “$a” -ne “$b” ] -gt is greater than if [ “$a” -gt “$b” ] -ge is greater than or equal to if [ “$a” -ge “$b” ] -lt is less than if [ “$a” -lt “$b” […]

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  • June 4, 2014 - rob

    Find live hosts on the network

    The simplest way of performing host discovery with nmap. nmap -sP 192.168.2.1/24 Why does it not work all the time ? When this command runs nmap tries to ping the given IP address range to check if the hosts are alive and if ping fails it tries to send syn packets to port 80 (SYN […]

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