Use fail2ban is a good way to have active secuity checks in your system, but if you are limited to an old kernel how could you avoid probems due to incompatibility ? A solution could be using a fake ipset supporting only del and add actions.
Microsoft makes packages of “Skype For Linux” only in .deb and .rpm format. If you want to use them on Slackware you have, every time, to download the file, convert it into a native package and install it. Can we execute this procedure using a tool that requires only to be launched ? The answer is simple : YES. See how to […]
Installing an instance of Mozilla Firefox portable on Linux is pretty simple but this action could reserve you some trouble if you have to do it manually every time. Because of this i created a very simple script which does the dirty job and can create a portable installation of this the browser. Supported Firefox versions, […]
Slackbuilds.org does not give anymore updated scripts to build Google Chrome as Slackware package, starting from an old script i created the one attached to this post. Download google-chrome.tgz , extract it in a directory you want, execute google-chrome.SlackBuild and you will have an updated package with the latest Google Chome.
Often i have to copy manually a single file into many destination directories (or files), so i decided to create a command line tool to do help me in doing this task: Multicopy (mcp). The program can be used as show below: mcp <src_file> <directory_1> <directory_2> … <directory_n> copy file <src_file> into the given directories […]
After having presented RFIDer and after having show you a simple shell script to control motion detecion of a D-Link DCS-960L, i want to describe how to merge those two programs in order to enable/disable motion detection using rfid tokens and a rfid reader. As usually i’m using a RaspberryPI as a central unit.
To monitor free disk space on a server hosting a WordPress website i created a new plugin, a sort of clone of the unix command df, called WP-Disk-Free. This plugin allow you to: define in the Settings page minimum free disk space (MB) to use as a warning quota receive an email, sent to a […]
After having shown a simple way on how to create a “birdwatching station” using a RaspberryPi (see this post, in italian) i am now presenting you how to send images to Google Drive.
For a home automation project i had to connect a rdif reader (this one) to a Raspberry Pi 3 and then have the system execute a program each time a token is read by the reader:RFIDer is the tool i developed to do this job. RFIDer sources (GPLv3 license) are available, but you can also find precompiled binaries for some platform. Once compiled […]
Installing and configuring a surveillance camera is becoming an operation very easy and very common, strong technical skills are not required anymore. The question is: can we control a “home camera” with our RaspberryPi ? The short answer is: YES ! I’ll show how to use the RaspberryPi to control, using jus the linux shell, a D-Link DCS-960L .