Posted by joseph on November 21, 2013 ·
Google Security Team discovered a bug in nginx, which might allow an attacker to bypass security restrictions in certain configurations by using a specially crafted request (CVE-2013-4547). This problem affects nginx from 0.8.41 to 1.5.6, and has fixed in 1.5.7, 1.4.4.
Posted by joseph on November 19, 2013 ·
Python 3.3.3 was released on November 17th, 2013. This release fixes several security and a lot of overall bug fixes found in Python 3.3.2. This release fully supports OS X 10.9 Mavericks. In particular, this release fixes an issue that could cause previous versions of Python to crash when typing in [...]
Posted by joseph on November 13, 2013 ·
GitStats is a statistics generator for GIT repositories written in Python. Gitstats examines the repository and produces interesting statistics from the codebase, its output format is HTML. Here are some examples of gitstats output.
Posted by joseph on November 5, 2013 ·
Ccache is a compiler cache for C and C++. It does what its function implies: caches the results of compilations. ccache will cache previous compilations, detect when the same compilation is being done again, and reuse its cache instead of recompiling the source code again.
Posted by joseph on November 4, 2013 ·
OpenBSD 5.4 released November 1, 2013. Changes include OpenSMTPD 5.3.3, OpenSSH 6.3, GNOME 3.8.3, KDE 3.5.10, Xfce 4.10, MySQL 5.1.70, PostgreSQL 9.2.4, LibreOffice 126.96.36.199, Mozilla Firefox 3.6.28 / 22, Emacs 21.4 / 24.3，Python 2.7.5 / 3.3.2. The song for this release is Our favorite [...]
Posted by joseph on October 24, 2013 ·
Ajaxterm is a web based terminal. It was totally inspired and works almost exactly like Anyterm except it’s much easier to install.
Ajaxterm is very simple to install on Linux, MacOS [...]
Posted by joseph on October 22, 2013 ·
Snoopy is designed to aid a sysadmin by providing a log of commands executed. Snoopy logger is completely transparent to the user and applications. It is linked into programs to provide a wrapper around calls to execve(). Logging is done via syslog.
Snoopy logger logs users or just root activities – [...]
Posted by joseph on October 18, 2013 ·
When we are at work with a laptop, we normally kind of overwork and forget to give our eyes a rest. Here we will show two applications in OS X platform to manage our time. I have been searching for this kind of applications for a while, these two applications are personally recommended and they both [...]
Posted by joseph on October 16, 2013 ·
The very latest version of Sun Oracle JDK can be downloaded from its official website here. The one we need is jdk-7u45-linux-x64.tar.gz. When we got this file, it can be installed with following commands:
Posted by joseph on October 11, 2013 ·
Groupon announced that they have completed a year-long project to move from Ruby on Rails to Node.js. Their reasons for this migration is kind of typical. Looking forward to their further updates.
Groupon started as a monolithic Ruby on Rails app. Over the last year and a half we’ve been transitioning [...]