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Forum: What is on Your Mind? 05-03-2020
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Posted By Neo
Community.UNIX.com login tips
Here are some tips for logging in to our new Community (https://community.unix.com/):


If you are a forum member with a valid email address in your profile and you have not logged in to...
Forum: Programming 04-28-2020
6,077
Posted By Neo
Here ya go..... 8348 This is an...
Here ya go.....

8348

This is an encoding issue with an old post in the PHP vB3 app.

The encoding of the title DB field from years ago is not specified because the designers of vB 15+ years...
Forum: Programming 04-28-2020
6,077
Posted By Neo
This spam page (on new site) was full of those...
This spam page (on new site) was full of those "odd diamond things"...

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https://community.unix.com/t/infraction-for-solosx-spammed-advertisements/271573

... but I got rid of them on old...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-05-2020
4,196
Posted By Neo
For those who have never seen the inside of a...
For those who have never seen the inside of a Discourse app, here are the canned raking tasks:


# rake --tasks
rake about # List...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-03-2020
4,196
Posted By Neo
Also, I am finding, by trial and error, that even...
Also, I am finding, by trial and error, that even before preprocessing with the Ruby migration scripts, there are some transformations which are easily done on the copy of the vB3 MySQL DB dump; for...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 03-31-2020
4,196
Posted By Neo
Update on vB3 Migration to Discourse - Issues and Status of BBCode Transformations
We "completed" the migration of this vB3 site to Discourse a number of days ago. However, deeper testing by @Scrutinizer and @MadeInGermany revealed that a lot of text was mangled in the migration. ...
Forum: Programming 03-26-2020
4,289
Posted By Neo
Ruby-bbcode-to-md gem is a code mangler
Warning to Users of the Ruby gem ruby-bbcode-to-md

The Discourse plugin ruby-bbcode-to-md maintained by Neil Lalonde on GitHub (https://github.com/nlalonde/ruby-bbcode-to-md) is a total code...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 03-20-2020
3,688
Posted By Neo
FYI: We have started the process of the...
FYI:

We have started the process of the "final migration" to the new community site.

New posts and new registrations on www.unix.com are disabled.

Details on the site site coming soon.
...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 03-20-2020
3,688
Posted By Neo
Announcement: New Discourse Site to Go Live this Weekend
Update: Both the new site and site are live.

We plan to set this site (www.unix.com) to read only and there will be no new registrations here after this weekend.

I plan do the "final"...
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Posted By sea
Currently listening: End of Line by Daft Punk,...
Currently listening: End of Line by Daft Punk, Tron Legacy OST

Oh what whall I say...
That "-> https://www.unix.com/shell-programming-and-scripting/283945-issue-writing-pipe-new-post.html <-" was...
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Posted By sea
Blog-Thread: Creating a Shell Wrapper and Runtime Modifier (SWARM)
SWARM = Shell Wrapper and Runtime Modifier

But as a matter of fact, it's more like a Text User Interface framework for scripts.
Which was the original title (TUI) of the first split-up iteration...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 03-15-2020
5,071
Posted By Neo
Moving along... importing users 62848...
Moving along...

importing users
62848 / 138160 ( 45.5%) [181 items/min]

We have two servers, one for MIGRATION TEST 4 (above, current test) and a future site staged and ready for the...
Forum: Cybersecurity 02-28-2020
4,554
Posted By Neo
Efficiency Network Security Analysis for Data Mining
I see this all the time, and so I'm used to it; but sometimes it is fun to post it anyway, since this is dated just a week ago, and today flew into my inbox;

Efficiency Network Security Analysis...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-27-2020
3,612
Posted By hicksd8
Cybercrime marketplace
A quote from one of my colleagues on LinkedIn makes interesting reading................
3,364
Posted By drl
Hi. See also several tables of features in...
Hi.

See also several tables of features in article Comparison of command shells - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_command_shells)

Best wishes ... cheers, drl
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-24-2020
4,004
Posted By Neo
Welcome. It is certainly subject matter...
Welcome.

It is certainly subject matter everyone should be familiar with.

How people act on this information and the knowledge of the rise and dominance of surveillance capitalism is, well.....
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Posted By Neo
Update: I have been doing a lot of Device...
Update:

I have been doing a lot of Device / Server <--> MQTT <--> Node-RED <--> Device / Server / Mobile Phone recently.

In that work, I trying using a number of SMS gateway services; and...
Forum: Programming 02-22-2020
5,992
Posted By Neo
Update: Have retired my quick, public...
Update:

Have retired my quick, public COVID-19 dashboard (per above).

I primarily use the stats from WorldOMeters for COVID-19 updates (https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/):
...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-19-2020
4,004
Posted By Neo
FYI: Stack Overflow... seems there's quite a revolt of sorts going on over there and everywhere.
I realize all online communities go though some rough times every now and then; but I did not realize things had gone so far "south" at Stack until a friend forwarded me this today.



I have no...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-19-2020
4,550
Posted By Neo
Milestone: Users Answer Over 100,000 Computer Trivia Questions
Today marks another milestone (https://www.unix.com/trivia_stats.php) in the computer trivia app:

100,000 Computer Trivia Questions Answered by Users

Some notes to mention at this milestone:
...
Forum: Cybersecurity 02-19-2020
934
Posted By Neo
Exposing Hacking Attempts by IP Address
From the logs, a hacking attempt:

[Mon Feb 17 20:27:36.945552 2020] [core:error] [pid 19422] [client 51.89.203.215:55852] AH00126: Invalid URI in request GET...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
This looks like a homework question to me, I...
This looks like a homework question to me, I hope you were told not to try running this program on a production system.
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Posted By Neo
Update: Experienced (and trapped) another...
Update:

Experienced (and trapped) another spike from another Chinese IP address (which is at the top of the "hitcount" list during the spikes):

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116.232.48.112

with the same user...
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Posted By Neo
Just got another spike exactly three hours after...
Just got another spike exactly three hours after the last one, not correlated to any cron / batch process:

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Chinese IPs:


117.144.138.130
116.232.49.231
116.232.48.112

...
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Posted By Neo
Next: I have some old "cyberspace...
Next:

I have some old "cyberspace situational awareness" PHP code I used for a visualization project a few years ago, which captures and stores details information on web session activity; this...
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