Monthly Archives: July 2013

Aromatic cookies, version 2

How get your whole house to smell like cokies : 4 whole eggs 1 backing powder 1 vanilla sugar 1 spoon full of ginger (soup spoon) 1 whole grated apple grated lemon peal, and juice from the said lemon 😉 … Continue reading

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SELinux, yes or no

What is it : “Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is a mandatory access control (MAC) security mechanism implemented in the kernel. SELinux follows the model of least-privilege; by default everything is denied and then a policy is written that gives each element … Continue reading

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Unix and vpars

A special form of virtuelization that was BEFORE virtuelization 😉 Good link. Commands in boot order : ISL> Initial System Load prompt. Virtual Partitions Monitor is loaded from ISL> with: ISL> hpux /stand/vpmon MON> To load Virtual Partitions directly from … Continue reading

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Squid log analyzer

MySAR Since in our network we use DHCP, I usually as Squid log analyzer use MySAR (link) which gives very good daily overview of downloaded data per IP address of client machine. Webalizer But if you need (as I do) … Continue reading

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BlackBerry phone reset

The best way to reset a BlackBerry phone (and this is a manufacturer recommendation), is to open the phone, take out the battery, leave it out for 2min, and return it back. All this should be done WITHOUT turning the … Continue reading

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DNS server

So that your proxy servers work as they should, it is necessary for them to resolve names into IP addresses, and for that they use DNS servers. How to make a DNS server/cache (since it will not have any DNS … Continue reading

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Cold salad with carrots

Cut carrots (washed, of course, and with cut off ends) into thin rings, put them into the water with a bit of salt, and let it boil once. Leave the carrots in the hot water (and on a hot plate) … Continue reading

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Baked potatoes

Note : for this recipe, please note that my boss is the source 😉 This is wonderful with young potatoes, but can be done with older ones. So, you wash young potatoes, cut them up to the same size (I … Continue reading

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