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Cloud/sync projects - http://www.tecmint.com/free-op­en-source-cloud-storage-tools-­for-linux Fairly short and jumbled list,  but there were several I wasn't a John F. Aug 15, 2016 10:27 PM
Re: [opensource-62] what do you think about that? - Our good friend Randall has finally succumbed to the siren song of Nigerian princes and cheap prescription drugs. Alas!  Steer away from the links, they are digital mermaids luring you to your demise! John F. Aug 15, 2016 4:26 PM
Re: [opensource-62] what do you think about that? - Our good friend Randall has finally succumbed to the siren song of Nigerian princes and cheap prescription drugs. Alas!  Steer away from the links, they are digital mermaids luring you to your demise! John F. Aug 15, 2016 4:26 PM
Re: [opensource-62] what do you think about that? - Very wow. Much spam.  On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 1:34 PM Randall "texrat" Arnold < [address removed] > wrote: Jared D. Aug 15, 2016 3:06 PM
what do you think about that? - Randall "texrat" A. Aug 15, 2016 1:34 PM
Re: [opensource-62] min PCs - thanx for that!  by time i up it to i3 its way > $200 i'm getting refurb chromeboxes for.  & yes i read the reviews & numerous ppl rave about linux on it.  i'll teach that bioslock!  hehe. mowgli Aug 4, 2016 5:00 PM
Re: [opensource-62] min PCs - That's not exactly a mini PC. It's a Chrome box. I would make sure you Pablo P. Aug 4, 2016 3:19 PM
Re: [opensource-62] min PCs - super helpful! i think i'm going with these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/prod­uct/B00JY4Q52U i3 w/ 2 DPs & 4 USB3s mowgli Aug 4, 2016 2:52 PM
Re: [opensource-62] min PCs - On Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 11:31 AM, mowgli wrote: > what do u think about mini PCs for desktop office users? my goal is SSD > drive, 4-8 gb RAM, running siduction (debian testing), dual monitor via > VGA/HDMI/DP/whatever works w/ Jon Aug 4, 2016 12:49 PM
min PCs - what do u think about mini PCs for desktop office users?  my goal is SSD drive, 4-8 gb RAM, running siduction (debian testing), dual monitor via VGA/HDMI/DP/whatever works w/ linux. how much does performance differ if i run mowgli Aug 4, 2016 11:30 AM
Re: [opensource-62] hydrogen and lmms - No,  I won't get outlook for Android. Can you make it stop asking?  :) On Jul 13,[masked]:07 AM, "Ian" < [address removed] > wrote: John F. Jul 13, 2016 8:21 AM
Re: [opensource-62] hydrogen and lmms - I'd be interested Get Outlook for Android On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 10:30 PM -0500, "John Fields" Ian Jul 13, 2016 8:06 AM
Re: [opensource-62] hydrogen and lmms - Sure, it would certainly liven up the morning! Hydrogen seems to be no longer in active development though. But the current version before tweaking is available for Linux, Mac and Windows. Sounds like a fun John F. Jul 12, 2016 10:29 PM
hydrogen and lmms - Would anybody be interested on a presentation of open software for making music? Pablo P. Jul 12, 2016 1:09 AM
Multiple Opportunities! - Preview not available Lauren M. Jul 6, 2016 9:10 AM
Re: [opensource-62] laptop guidance - Jim M. Jul 6, 2016 8:19 AM
laptop guidance - pls suggest make/model laptops w/ these min specs: refurb is fine. 17" or larger display SSD drive only (>= 32GB) (done w/ moving parts!) >= i5 (is there AMD thats = this?  is i3 enough for basic work PC, no ga mowgli Jul 6, 2016 2:33 AM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Here we go mates! I bought one of these to run up the flagpole. John F. Jun 10, 2016 11:24 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Jeff's prediction - Well, when your OS is responsible for the largest number of malware hits you can get tired of trying.  Not sure kernel homogeneity is the security solution though..  Viva La Varietee! ;) John F. Jun 10, 2016 11:11 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Jeff's prediction - Well, we'll see how accurate it is by 2020.  Remember it was a SWAG made over lunch.  :)   With that said, I haven't missed a major tech market transition since 1988 (although my timing is occasionally suspect), so while I Jeff B. Jun 9, 2016 5:02 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Jeff's prediction - damn it, we could have used his soothsaying proficiency to pick leicester city when it was 5000:1 ... we'd be pushing old man bill aside on the billionaires list then. thats crazy how pinpoint accurate jeff was.  i t mowgli Jun 9, 2016 3:09 PM
Jeff's prediction - It may be happening: Microsoft Creates Its Own Distribution Of FreeBSD Operating Pablo P. Jun 9, 2016 2:17 PM
really good article - curious about the whole debate until i found this.  some of it super simplified but overall a very nice plain english tutorial on the heart of linux, well most distros anyway mowgli Jun 9, 2016 1:47 AM
Re: [opensource-62] Maru vs Ubuntu - Hmmm forgot natd off network. Very good point. mowgli Jun 8, 2016 12:51 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Maru vs Ubuntu - In a VM, NAT'd off from the rest of your network, via LiveCD with no persistent storage...   On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 5:17 PM, mowgli < Jeff B. Jun 7, 2016 5:56 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Maru vs Ubuntu - would running a browser in a full VM vs container fulfill all that extra security you listed?  not using selinux but same benefit then? On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 3:16 PM, John Fields mowgli Jun 7, 2016 5:16 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Maru vs Ubuntu - Yes, you could certainly launch all your "web browsing" in a container with cache-on-write protection for the shared file system. You would want to include Selinux policies to enforce memory isolation and avoid processor cache poiso John F. Jun 7, 2016 3:15 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Maru vs Ubuntu - Hmm so one could theoretically watch all his/her porn via desktop accumulating whatever malware & disregard it since its locked in that lxd container?  Aka sandbox built into phone. Can it choose from multiple such containers so u can se mowgli Jun 7, 2016 2:01 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Toffee project (ie: HomeFront Router project) - English translation? Chops em up so small its faster down all pipes? On Jun 6,[masked]:50 PM, "John Fields" < [address removed] > wrote: mowgli Jun 7, 2016 1:52 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Maru vs Ubuntu - we're coming full circle (which I guess would be related to its name heh?)...   The Motorola Atrix used Ubuntu for its desktop mode, unfortunately ATT in a bid to increase profits, halved its memory to 512MB, which made its docked &quo Jeff B. Jun 6, 2016 5:12 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Maru vs Ubuntu - Dahyum! That's awesome. mowgli Jun 6, 2016 4:56 PM
Toffee project (ie: HomeFront Router project) - Just ran across this... http://www.the-toffee-project.­org/ John F. Jun 6, 2016 4:48 PM
Maru vs Ubuntu - http://itsfoss.com/maru-os-lin­ux/ So, I wonder what the technical difference is between how Ubuntu Touch does it.. https John F. Jun 6, 2016 4:38 PM
B pi - Whoever wants to sell me their ban pi's lmk. We'll coordinate the clandestine handover. I want to test my iptables & other config on it. I'm cool paying for it if it works + giving any feedback to project. A mowgli Jun 6, 2016 2:45 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Actually when I looked at the usb stick, it was missing uefi elements.  Haven't gone back to try it again.   But yeah, I've seen the articles about the 32 bit uefi's...   that's probably next on the workarounds list Jeff B. Jun 6, 2016 1:23 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Jeff, could this be the reason you are not able to boot off a USB? Pablo P. Jun 6, 2016 1:17 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Thanks for the report!  These new round of CPUs are pretty amazing. Old man Sony wanted electronics to "as cheap as water", but then they did too much and got too valuable.  Whoops. As for Pablo's box: the John F. Jun 6, 2016 11:08 AM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - My initial report after jacking with it last night and this morning - its a surprisingly good Win10 box that doesn't suffer from "Atomally abysmal" performance that I've grown to expect from Atoms...  The z8300 CPU looks Jeff B. Jun 5, 2016 6:05 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Pablo's find looks more interesting... I emailed the vendor/mfg and they were still on the clock this morning,  and replied quickly.  As you might expect their website lags their product.. John F. Jun 5, 2016 3:05 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - HSIPC Mini PC: Intel Gen5 Braswell Quad Core N31 Pablo P. Jun 2, 2016 3:36 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - There are a couple of variants on Amazon, although quantities seem to fluctuate on the low side right now.  I've got this one arriving tomorrow to tinker with: Jeff B. Jun 2, 2016 1:59 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - This costs a bit more but comes with Ubuntu, I'm sure you could get the Debian distro on it if you wanted-  Nate S. Jun 2, 2016 1:17 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - I would buy one of these z8300 boxes as soon as we can confirm how to load Debian on it. .. 😁 On Jun 2,[masked]:52 AM, "Nate Sharp" < [address removed] > w John F. Jun 2, 2016 12:39 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - http://www.amazon.com/X-Direct­-Quad-core-1-84GHz-Graphi Nate S. Jun 2, 2016 11:51 AM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Well it means at least two things: 1) any router trying to do vpn traffic via integer math will slow down, it needs to offload the significant work to the AES-NI instruction set. Even if you are just a single endpoint. John F. Jun 1, 2016 12:15 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Those USB to rj45 adaptors you found for 2.50 (god damn loch ness monsta), there's a bunch of diff ones beneath @ that site. Many cheaper even! How do you tell which ones are best? What specs to look for? Or its Chinese; there is no best? mowgli Jun 1, 2016 10:40 AM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - $99 with a "craptastic" Atom that surprisingly has AES, but apparently that means that Intel had to punish us by maxing RAM out at 2GB though. http Jeff B. May 31, 2016 9:58 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - I'd spotted several things with Celerons, and got hopes dashed as well...   I'd thought pretty much everything but the craptastic Atoms got AES instructions after 2011, but looks like Intel has continued to cripple their low end CP Jeff B. May 31, 2016 9:47 AM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - I did like it though!  It is a challenge isn't it? :) The AES is crucial for fast SSL VPN translations, especially when doing multi-point testing. A 1.4GHz machine should do very fine at just iptables and NAT...  John F. May 30, 2016 10:37 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Oops, sorry, but no AES instruction: Pablo P. May 30, 2016 9:43 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Qotom Mini PC: Onboard CPU: Intel Celeron Proces Pablo P. May 30, 2016 9:38 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Aji, Yeah slow even for routing.  Still curious why so as to make Gen2 better hardware.. MicroTic maybe... On May 30,[masked]:05 PM, "mowgli" < John F. May 30, 2016 9:11 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - You went down the same path as me, I was lazy and didn't put in a link to the a30. My bad.  Sorry! I found that same machine and as you alluded to it has zero PCI slots,  except for a mini-PCI slot.  I did provide a l John F. May 30, 2016 9:09 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - Challenge accepted.  :)  I found this at MicroCenter for $139.  CPU is relatively anemic, but has a 10/100 NIC and wireless.  It has USB3 if another NIC is needed, has AES and there is a bunch in stock - Jeff B. May 30, 2016 8:16 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - That stinks. Well if u guys don't want those b pi units I'll buy off u at cost.  I want for LAN routers. Tho no wifi needed. If u don't think these make good routers I'll look for smth else too. I need at least 2. mowgli May 30, 2016 6:04 PM
good news - Randall "texrat" A. May 30, 2016 11:33 AM
Class Project: Find cheapest PC with AES instructions! - So... the ARM based BananaPi we are working with has turned out to have very poor performance.  That just means the HomeFront Router need still exists - we are a little ahead of the hardware curve.  Special thanks to Pablo for doing the ground work o John F. May 30, 2016 12:56 AM
[EARLY BIRD SALE]: You're invited to DevOpsDays DFW 2016 (Sep 15, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016) - Mike R. May 12, 2016 10:23 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Houston anybody? - Mangos > whiskey mowgli Apr 22, 2016 12:22 AM
Re: [opensource-62] Houston anybody? - Ha Sent from Outlook Mobile On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 7:22 PM -0700, "John Fields" < Ian Apr 21, 2016 9:35 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Houston anybody? - Well I drive but can't go, and need some whisky. "Guard! Switch these men's cells and give that one a drink!" On Apr 21,[masked]:41 PM, "mowgli" < John F. Apr 21, 2016 9:21 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Houston anybody? - I need to go soon. But I don't drive. mowgli Apr 21, 2016 8:40 PM
Houston anybody? - Does any of you driving to Houston any time soon? Would you consider sharing gas costs, and have a delightful, entertaining co-driver? Let me know, Saludos, Pablo. Pablo P. Apr 21, 2016 3:19 PM
Free IoT & IFTTT Coding Workshops from AT&T and TI – April 20 & 21, Plano - Preview not available Ruplekha Apr 10, 2016 10:49 PM
HomeFrontRouter project: Tinc Benchmark - Hi all, I just did some benchmarks on how Tinc VNP affects the network traffic. I posted my results in the HFR project forum: https://groups.google.com/d/ms­g/homefrontrouter/aznLHbSPclA/­xY0zhXkJLgAJ I embedded some images, but for some reason t Pablo P. Apr 1, 2016 1:00 AM
Fwd: [php-30] Just two weeks until Lone Star PHP 2016! - ------ Original Message ------ Received: Wed, 23 Mar[masked]:56:05 PM CDT From: Chris Cornutt <[address removed] Hanz Mar 31, 2016 10:09 PM
April two-fer? Move to 2nd Tuesday? - https://info.thoughtworks.com/­ReThink-DFW-16.html Is the same 1st Sat, morning, and DevOps jobs are the current wave.. so I am recommending people go if they are interested at all.. Sign up right now if you are. So any one interested I John F. Mar 16, 2016 9:06 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Fwd: You're Confirmed for ReThink Dallas - I've made my choice... Outlook client is pretty good. Sent from Outlook Mobile On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 6:52 PM Ian Mar 16, 2016 8:59 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Fwd: You're Confirmed for ReThink Dallas - They'll get in if they get off their lazy index fingers & reg today. mowgli Mar 16, 2016 8:57 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Fwd: You're Confirmed for ReThink Dallas - Only problem is not everyone CAN get in since it is a space limited event with free food. Will float it, since I am sure some peeps need DevOps jobs. JF P.S.... OUTLOOK MOBILE?  WTF? John F. Mar 16, 2016 8:51 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Fwd: You're Confirmed for ReThink Dallas - Open source Saturday goes on a road trip... I like it Sent from Outlook Mobile On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 5:33 PM Ian Mar 15, 2016 9:06 PM
Fwd: You're Confirmed for ReThink Dallas - should we all go to this in apr vs our mtg?  or do our mtg a wk after?  if u keep it for 1st sat np. https://info.thoughtworks.com/­ReThink-DFW-16.html mowgli Mar 15, 2016 7:32 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Phone salvaging - The "drive" is probably an eMMC chip soldered to the board. It's theoretically possible to unsolder it and then integrate it with a board that supports it (e.g. an MMC port on a beaglebone). Not for the faint of heart, and you'll prob. need a Gabriel B. Mar 13, 2016 1:02 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Phone salvaging - Hmm ok mowgli Mar 12, 2016 9:59 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Phone salvaging - It would if the reason it doesn't turn on is because the battery got d Pablo P. Mar 12, 2016 9:25 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Phone salvaging - Yup if I cud get the dev to appear I'd b golden. But alas now power. Why does rm batt method help? mowgli Mar 12, 2016 9:10 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Phone salvaging - Well phones are basically SoC,  System on a Chip,  so it depends on what you mean by "it won't power up". The flash disk is inside the CPU...  They usually do have a serial interface available through the USB port tbough. So John F. Mar 12, 2016 6:44 PM
Phone salvaging - Is there any way to recover data pix etc from a moto droid phone that won't turn on? Got run over. LED lights up when plugged in but not turning on. So can't mount. If I rip it apart can I salvage the drive somehow mowgli Mar 12, 2016 5:59 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Asus Settles FTC Charges - Among other things: An Asus design flaw allowed consumers to continue to use default login credentials -- username: admin, password: admin -- that was the same on all of its routers. Asus didn't notify John F. Mar 6, 2016 4:27 PM
Asus Settles FTC Charges - If you are interested on the topic: Asus Settles FTC Charges, Agrees To 20 Years Of Supervision http://www.informationweek.com­/government/cybersecurity/asus­-settles-ftc-charges-agrees-to­-20-years-of-supervision/d/d-i­d/1324428?_mc=RSS_IWK_EDT&hoot­Pos Pablo P. Mar 5, 2016 2:38 PM
Meetup details changed: Open Source Saturday - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/opensour­ce-62/events/227233430/ When : Saturday, January 9,[masked] John F. Jan 9, 2016 1:03 AM
Gnu / Free Software Song - As discussed at lunch... and to whom it may concern :-D "The Free Software Song". Lyrics by Richard Stallman (RMS). Performed by The GNU/Stallmans: https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=xSkCny-HtTw Best Regards, Pablo. Pablo P. Dec 5, 2015 3:55 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Re: Timing gun - How about tomorrow for timing gun? I'll bring Tahoe. Do u have obd2 reader? I have but haven't used it yet. I'll bring just in case. On Nov 15,[masked]:30 PM, "Hanz" < mowgli Dec 4, 2015 4:41 PM
Meetup details changed: Open Source Saturday - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/opensour­ce-62/events/226022600/ When : Saturday, December 5, 2015 John F. Dec 3, 2015 10:48 PM
Fwd: The Dallas IT Security Conference is Jan 13th and you're invited! - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Data Connectors" < [address removed] > Date: Nov 24,[masked]:04 AM Subject: The Dallas IT Security mowgli Nov 24, 2015 9:13 AM
Re: [opensource-62] FCC says We Were Just Foolin' about locking down routers... - Great! I was getting tired of hacking in the batcave. Pablo P. Nov 16, 2015 8:28 PM
Re: dah-yem! - oh & theres a rpi version + many other versions already! & its already on kernel 4.3 stable!!!  & chrome 46, ff 42.  even sparky using deb testing doesnt use those versions yet! mowgli Nov 16, 2015 6:30 PM
dah-yem! - http://www.voidlinux.eu its rolling release, their own pkg manager, tons of pkgs already, libressl which i hadnt even heard of!  its linux so not sure why you need mowgli Nov 16, 2015 6:26 PM
FCC says We Were Just Foolin' about locking down routers... - From http://betanews.com/2015/11/15­/fcc-says-its-legal-to-hack-yo­ur-router/  John F. Nov 16, 2015 3:56 PM
Re: Timing gun - It was me. Email me direct next time or I might miss an update to this list before I leave the house. If you want to meet befor Hanz Nov 15, 2015 9:30 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Timing gun - Wow, I haven't used a timing gun in quite a while! On 11/1 David C. Nov 14, 2015 9:12 AM
Timing gun - Not sure you will get this time but whoever mentioned the timing gun early this yr, pls bring the tool. I'll bring my Tahoe so I can learn how to use it after the mtg. Np if too late since this is[masked]th hr notice. mowgli Nov 14, 2015 9:09 AM
Houston... we have complex routing! - John F. Oct 29, 2015 12:54 AM
Re: [opensource-62] Ban pi vendor - What if hulk wore the pym particle suit? Would the net effect be a 1/2 size yet green human? But 10000x stronger?  That should be on the Turing test.  mowgli Oct 28, 2015 11:55 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Ban pi vendor - We don't need wifi in Asgard. We send emails via hammers with names we can't pronounce. With rtn receipt of course. I figure its cheaper for one w/o wifi mowgli Oct 28, 2015 11:50 PM
Re: [opensource-62] Ban pi vendor - HULK say you no find. HULK say ethernet lonely, or ethernet at party! HULK say tinyonestore.com makes HULK laugh. tiny!  Hahahahaha. But good to shop at. HULK say John F. Oct 28, 2015 11:38 PM
Ban pi vendor - Where do u guys recommend is best to buy the ban pi? I want one with >= 2 NICs & no wifi. Just Amazon it? mowgli Oct 28, 2015 11:33 PM
Re: [opensource-62] tinc VPN setup for remote support - That is a really detailed how to! Good job Pablo! On Oct 28,[masked]:13 PM, "Pablo Piaggio" < [address removed] > wrote: John F. Oct 28, 2015 8:41 PM
tinc VPN setup for remote support - I just added another tinc tutorial to the HomeFrontRouter forum. This time to allow a third party to provide remote support to machines in a regular home using the Banana PI as a router: https://groups.google.com/foru­m/#!topic/homefrontrouter/sZwv­ Pablo P. Oct 28, 2015 7:13 PM
HomeFront is so needed.. - http://ask.slashdot.org/story/­15/10/19/005242/ask-slashdot-g­ood-subscription-based-solutio­n-for-pc-tech-support John F. Oct 19, 2015 10:51 AM

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