Category Archives: Linux

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[linux]rescan the hard drive after your vm got an expanded storage

The Tufin securechange vm got an expanded storage of 1TB more, however I cannot see it immediately with the fdisk -l command. I need to rescan it using echo “1” > /sys/class/block/sda/device/rescan, then do fdisk -l, you will see the … Continue reading

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Installing netstat on Centos 7 minimal installation

I have just installed Centos 7 with the minimal installation options, lots of things which were taken for granted by me were not installed, one of them is netstat. In the repo there is no software package that names as … Continue reading

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OS: Patching the linux kernel with grsecurity patch

I have been wanted to do linux kernel hardening a long time ago. I first heard about grsecurity from my friend William who is a security enthusiast. I have read several guides on how to patch the kernel source code … Continue reading

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Disable SELinux

There are times when disabling SELinux is required for some webapp to work. You can modify the SELinux from /etc/selinux/config Modifying the config file will make SELinux to be enabled (default), permissive or disabled upon boot up. To temporarily disable … Continue reading

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Building an IDS : installing snorby, suricata and barnyard2

Reference 1: https://redmine.openinfosecfoundation.org/projects/suricata/wiki/Suricata_Snorby_and_Barnyard2_set_up_guide Reference 2: http://www.aldeid.com/wiki/Suricata/Setting-up-rules Reference 3: https://www.corelan.be/index.php/2011/02/27/cheat-sheet-installing-snorby-2-2-with-apache2-and-suricata-with-barnyard2-on-ubuntu-10-x/ Reference 4: https://github.com/Snorby/snorby/issues/102#issuecomment-1704653 Reference 5: http://www.aldeid.com/wiki/Snorby Disclaimer I claimed no credits for this post, this post is for my own personal reference while installing the components onto the Ubuntu Server 12.04 … Continue reading

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libmysqlclient.* not found

I have encountered a problem while configure barnyard2 with mysql on unbuntu server 12.04, it turns out that the package libmysqlclient16-dev was deleted from the repository, if you need to get the package you need to add the repo into … Continue reading

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Debian: Bundle command not found

Reference:http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6675373/bundle-command-not-found-in-linux-debian Supposed you have already installed ruby and rubygems in Debian, and install bundler using gem install command, however when you are trying to get bundle update you got an error which says bundle command not found. The path to … Continue reading

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