Archive for January, 2012

Hiren’s Boot CD

By - Last updated: Sunday, January 29, 2012

http://mirror.leaseweb.com/hirensbootcd/

Convert .mid to .mp3 with Debian Linux with timidity/fluidsynth and twolame encoder

By technese - Last updated: Sunday, January 29, 2012

Install timidity and twolame $ aptitude install timidity twolame $ timidity file.mid -Ow -o – | twolame -b 256 -r – file.mp3 ——————————————————— Input Filename: STDIN Output Filename: file.mp3 Raw input format: 2 channels, 16-bit, 44100 Hz ——————————————————— LibTwoLame 0.3.12 (http://www.twolame.org) Input : 44100 Hz, 2 channels Output: 44100 Hz, Stereo 256 kbps CBR MPEG-1 […]

Hiren’s Boot CD

By technese - Last updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012

http://mirror.leaseweb.com/hirensbootcd/

NTP Time servers

By technese - Last updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012

0.pool.ntp.org 1.pool.ntp.org 2.pool.ntp.org 3.pool.ntp.org The NTP Pool DNS system automatically picks time servers which are geographically close for you, but if you want to choose explicitly, there are sub-zones of pool.ntp.org. The “continent” ones are: Area: HostName: Worldwide pool.ntp.org Asia asia.pool.ntp.org Europe europe.pool.ntp.org North America north-america.pool.ntp.org Oceania oceania.pool.ntp.org South America south america.pool.ntp.org Also, from NIST […]

hosts.allow and hosts.deny

By technese - Last updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012

To restrict access to your Unix or Linux machine, you must modify the /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/host.deny files. These files are used by the tcpd (tcp wrapper) and sshd programs to decide whether or not to accept a connection coming in from another IP address. Restrict access to only those network addresses you are certain should […]