UNIX, Security, and Privacy

iPhone dBm

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2015/08/iphone-dbm/ 2015-08-22

iPhone: Ever feel tricked by your phone’s signal bars into thinking you have a better reception that you actually do?

Patching the Pelican Makefile

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2015/07/patching-pelican-makefile/ 2015-07-31

Its tedious to generate new entries from scratch all the time.

nginx on OS X (for pelican)

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2015/07/nginx-osx/ 2015-07-17

Installing nginx on OS X is fairly straight forward.

Homebrew and Xcode

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2015/07/homebrew-xcode/ 2015-07-12

Sometimes you want to install software that is typically categorized as F/OSS (Free, or Open Source Software).


https://cryptomonkeys.com/2015/07/geektool/ 2015-07-09

This is an overview on how I use geektool (available in the OS X App Store).

OS X and XPlanet

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2015/07/osx-xplanet/ 2015-07-08

For quite a while, I’ve used XPlanet to display a graphic of the earth.

Rootless and boot-args

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2015/07/osx-rootless-boot-args/ 2015-07-06

Depending on what you’re trying to do, setting boot-args may be useful.