Why I Still Prefer Unity: It's All About Real Estate

🔖 linux 

I’ve been pretty good about not becoming a open source pundit. But today I feel like writing something useless.

My laptop’s ssd crapped out yesterday so I spent the day restoring backups and installing operating systems. I’ve been using Ubuntu for a few years now, so I thought it would be great to revisit Gnome and see how the 3.x development is coming along, maybe even switch back.



Fun and Trickery with the Kippo SSH Honeypot

🔖 Linux  Technology 
I was recently tasked with setting up a honeypot for an organization that wanted some better insight into who was snooping around in their network. For those of you too lazy to read, what is a honeypot? Well remember in 3rd grade when we made leprechaun traps out of shoeboxes that usually consisted of some elaborate setup to trick the little men into thinking they were getting their hands on a pot 'o gold? Read more...

Best Bash Prompt Ever

🔖 Linux  Technology 
Ever wish your command line was a little more friendly? Maybe you'd like to add some emotion to your static computing environment? I give you the smiley face bash prompt! [caption id="attachment_441" align="alignnone" width="495" caption="Font is terminus, btw."][/caption] This bash prompt displays a green smiley face or a red frowny face depending on the return status of the last command executed. To use it, insert the following code to the end of your ~/. Read more...