Category Archives: Linux

How to reset lost QNAP iscsi CHAP password

I wanted to change the password for one of my QNAP ISCSI luns, but there really is no way to do that with the current software. Fortunately you can recover your password by using ssh to login to your qnap, … Continue reading

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Unable to load psycopg2 on Mac OSX El Capitan

I upgraded to El Capitan today and of course had to reinstall homebrew and all my python and development tools. I went to try to run a django app on my machine and kept getting this error: django.core.exceptions.ImproperlyConfigured: Error loading … Continue reading

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How to undelete files in Linux (yes it can be done!)

extundelete. extundelete works well.  I just used it to recover 30,000+ image files that were accidentally deleted with rm -r -f. This program is a lifesaver! Check it out here: http://extundelete.sourceforge.net/ I used the –restore-all option after the –restore-directory failed … Continue reading

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OpenVAS vulnerability scanner

I wanted to do a quick scan of a system before I signed a security assessment consent form, so I wanted a free vulnerability scanner I could use. I couldn’t find a truly free online scanner that I could “just use”, … Continue reading

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Quickest way to get Tomcat 7 running on ubuntu 14.04

I found this excellent blog post and thought it was worth remembering, so here it is. https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-apache-tomcat-7-on-ubuntu-14-04-via-apt-get

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