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When I first purchased the Belkin LED Lighting Starter Kit I didn’t have any issues getting the two A19 LED bulbs working with the Belkin WEMO Link Controller. I recently moved and had all sorts of problems getting the WEMO iPhone application to …

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I am fairly new to TokuDB but so far I am impressed with the compression it provides to the data stored within. One of my clients has a ton of data that is constantly growing and thus TokuDB made a lot of sense for the solution that was created. While …

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If you use the Amazon Product In A Post Plugin on WordPress you might have either not upgraded yet or decided to not upgrade because the shortcode syntax has changed. You can get around not upgrading by updating the WordPress post content immediately a…

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The article below describes an error received while attempting to compile John The Ripper with GPU support via OpenCL on Ubuntu Linux version 12.04 LTS also known as Precise Pangolin. Many compile errors are related to necessary packages not being inst…

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Recently while attempting to get John The Ripper 1.7.9 jumbo-7 working on a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Linux server with multiple AMD GPU cards in it I ran across an error during the compile process. The error complained about the VL/cl.h file not being installe…

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Earlier while compiling JTR or John The Ripper password cracker on a new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server I received a compile error. The error compiling JTR, which is noted in more detail below, pointed to the sha.h file not being found which likely means ther…

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The arping application is a simple command that will allow you to ping devices by hostname, IP address, or MAC address. The unfortunate part is that most device will not respond to the arp requests, which are directed broadcast ICMP echo requests, thou…

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The dnsenum.pl Perl script as described in its Perl documentation is a multithreaded script to enumerate information on a domain and to discover non-contiguous IP blocks. So the gist of dnsenum is to gather information about a specific domain using var…

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While working on an upcoming article for QD I ran into an issue with the dnsenum.pl Perl script. I followed the process of installing the optional Perl modules and when I went back to test dnsenum it would no longer return any IP addresses. Instead of …

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Ever located an old capture file and you weren’t sure what was in it or needed to grab some quick statistics about another capture file? What about needed to run statistics on multiple capture files and present them via a database or a spreadshee…

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I use TextMate on Mac OSX Mountain Lion to write notes. One thing I find myself needing a bunch is to insert the current date and time so I can track specific events. For instance if I am writing an article for Question-Defense.com and I am doing the i…

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