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[2023-03-29] grapheqd version 7 supports IPv6 addresses and can listen on multiple addresses at the same time.
[2023-03-28] As announced 18 days ago, ampctrld is a re-implementation of ampcontrol in plain C. It has two new features: It allows you to assign user-defined names to input sources, and can listen on multiple addresses, i.e. an IPv4 and an IPv6 address at the same time. Additionally, it saves system resources:
[2023-03-27] How to get the base64 encoded SHA hash of an existing file, part two:
New version of ampcontrol handles initial connection errors, and makes use of the new Buffer API of Node.js.
I need to rewrite it again, though. This time in C, since memory consumption of Node.js is far too heavyweight for my taste:
[2023-02-16] LogBlitz version 13 allows you to assign user roles based on additional environment settings.
[2023-02-15] LogBlitz version 12 introduces user roles.
[2023-01-28] LogBlitz version 11 saves selected filenames in a cookie, and uses different cookies for each user.
[2022-12-18] How to get the base64 encoded SHA hash of an existing file:
import hashlib, base64 print(base64.b64encode(hashlib.sha512(open("/etc/passwd", "rb").read()).digest()))
use Digest::SHA; my $b64_sha512 = Digest::SHA->new("sha512")->addfile("/etc/passwd", "b")->b64digest; print($b64_sha512, "=" x ((4 - length($b64_sha512) % 4) % 4));
$ openssl sha512 -binary /etc/passwd | openssl base64 -A
[2022-12-09] LogBlitz version 10 comes with a performance improvement if you don't search for regular expressions.
[2022-12-04] My new howto Apache and form based login makes use of mod_auth_form.
[2022-10-27] How to create a Small Python container for Docker
[2022-10-18] New version of s3file.py fixes a highly dangerous error in the examples output (DELETE where GET was meant), and has examples for dealing with metadata.
[2022-10-15] New version of check_tvh.py reloads the cuse kernel module as well.
[2022-10-12] My howto pgAdmin 4 on Gentoo now covers the latest version of pgAdmin 4, and explains how to handle updates of Python.
[2022-09-14] LogBlitz version 9 displays its execution time, and adds the name of the current user to the title of the logout link.
[2022-08-30] If you upgrade to LogBlitz version 8, you might configure a logout url.
[2022-07-31] New howto: Automatic version numbers with Git.
[2022-07-15] Tvhead2TVB version 184.108.40.206 handles activation through a program's info popup correctly, and uses JGoodies as UI library, which comes bundled with TV-Browser.
[2022-06-25] grapheqd version 5 has 3 new features:
[2022-06-18] New howto: pgAdmin 4 on Gentoo.
[2022-06-13] Older versions of the ConvertFrom-SecureString cmdlet did not have an -AsPlainText parameter. When you have to use PowerShell prior to version 7, you might use ConvertSecureStringToPlainText.ps1.
[2022-06-06] Gave both s3file.py and nextcron.py their own pages:
[2022-06-05] New version of s3file.py has command shortcuts for:
[2022-06-02] LogBlitz version 7 supports pyre2, highlights non-matching lines in case of an inverted search, and contains several optimizations.
[2022-05-26] LogBlitz version 6 allows you to display lines before and after each matching line, and highlights every found query string.
[2022-05-14] LogBlitz version 5 allows you to display line numbers and to restrict users to certain logfiles and subdirectories, stores your current settings in a cookie, and comes with a performance improvement.
[2022-04-28] graypold version 10 uses a new version numbering, and fixes a bug which was introduced in version 0.8 and prevented you from bypassing graylisting for certain senders and/or recipients.