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Recent Articles

Bullet-proof Apache: Nikto Security Scanner

If you’ve ever been responsible for maintaining an Apache web server, you know how important security is. Nikto provides an easy way to scan for known (and unknown) vulnerabilities within your Apache server.  Actually, it does a fairly comprehensive scan on over... read more

Find Linux CPU Temperature

The easiest way to get a CPU temperature readout from Linux is by looking at an ACPI function called temperature: [code] cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature [/code] You could also try sensors-detect and then sensors, but I had some trouble detecting the... read more

uTrack Mobile Application

Trendy name aside, the uTrack mobile application is entirely responsible for my recent disappearance. Find out more about uTrack. About Benjamin PeroveBen has been associated with a broad spectrum of technologies starting from an early age, and he's contributed to the... read more

Dual-Boot a Sansa e260 with Sandisk OG and Rockbox

Hi, thanks for reading. I’m a friend of Ben’s and he’s letting me put down this post. I run a small electronic music blog at astropope.com. If you have seen the post about how to boost wordpress audio with Amazon S3, then you know we are the guinea... read more

Boost WordPress Audio w/ Amazon S3

The Simple Storage Service (S3) from Amazon is an easy way to serve information. Its high availability and low cost make it a no-brainer when it comes to hosting. Recently, a friend moved his website (the Astropope) from my server to that of a hosting company (for... read more

Setup Openfire Chat Server and Configure Asterisk-IM Plugin

In this session, I will show you how to setup the Openfire real-time collaboration server from Ignite Realtime. This free, open source application is a great way for organizations to leverage chat capabilities. Also, we’re going to configure the Asterisk-IM... read more