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The Unofficial Gentoo Linux x86 uClibC stage3s’

Update: The catalyst spec files are available here: https://github.com/judepereira/gentoo-development/tree/master/x86/uclibc/catalyst Following this Gentoo bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=441976 We have official experimental uClibC for x86 and amd64 stages. I will not be maintaining these unofficial ones any longer. The link to the official archives…

Use Ruby to Generate your Shadow Password

I was initially stumbled on creating the shadow compatible SHA-512 hash. After a little research, the answer was obvious: require ‘digest/sha2’ password = “pass@123” salt = rand(36**8).to_s(36) shadow_hash = password.crypt(“$6$” + salt) And you now have a password hash which…

Resetting a User’s Home Permissions

Recently I managed to mess up my home permissions, to the extent that I owned the files, but couldn’t read them. Fixing an entire user’s home directory permissions is simple and easy. # chown user:user -R /home/user/ # chmod -R…

comparison sheet | plug computers

A lot of these plug computers are in the market. Which one is right for you? Here’s a comparison sheet to help you decide which one should you be looking for: Plug Computer Processor Memory JTAG WiFi Network USB SATA…