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Show Open TCP & UDP Ports With Processes

So much easier than running lsof. This works on Linux. netstat -lepunt # Show the TCP and UDP ports being listened on and if you're root, also show the process associated, user, etc. via Twitter / climagic: netstat -lepunt # Show the ….

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Howto Disable Storing Passwords in Safari

Ever since the switch from MobileMe to iCloud and the elimination of Keychain syncing I have become a huge fan of 1Password by AgileBits. Plus as an added benefit my passwords sync between my Mac and Windows machines. Anyways after installing 1Password I wanted to stop storing…

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Command Line Tools for Xcode

Thanks to Kenneth Rietz: Xcode, GCC, and Homebrew Command Line Tools for Xcode. It’s a 171 MB download that includes all of the tools a Homebrew should ever need. Best of all, it contains the proprietary headers that I couldn’t ship myself. You can…

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Verizon FiOS is Fast… But Slow

Yes I get a fast 20 Mbps at my house for cheap $$. But is it worth it when the trade off with a 500 ms ping? $ mtr -r www.google.com HOST: imac.home Loss% Snt Last Avg Best Wrst StDev 1.|-- myrouter.home 0.0% 10 349.5…

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Don’t use a PR firm

Such a great quote I’m saving it on my blog: “Don’t use a PR firm unless you are so successful that you need someone to help you manage inbound press interest.” – @cdixon — Venture Hacks (@venturehacks) March 8, 2012…

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HOWTO Cache S3 Objects with Varnish

Varnish is an amazing tool. In fact I refer to it as the Internet band-aid. If you are having problems with your web site, put some Varnish machines in front of it and voila, problem solved. In fact I feel it’s so crucial that at…

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Name Based SSL Virtual Hosting

Wait, before you say to yourself that it's impossible to use Name Based SSL Virtual Hosting and that you have to use IP Based SSL Virtual Hosting checkout this link: http://wiki.apache.org/httpd/NameBasedSSLVHostsWithSNI It turns out that there is an undocumented (or poorly documented) extension to the SSL protocol called…

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