OSX 10.11 on Linux via VirtualBox

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This has been covered about million times already, but I needed to get a relatively new OSX up and running and I have no access to an actual Mac to create the bootable ISO to use in VirtualBox. So here … Continue reading

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CFEngine 3.11.01b on Bashbunny

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This is meant for autonomous non-networked systems where we take the advantage of CFEngine and Bashbunny automation. I liked this exercise as it shows the great potential of CFEngine as well as the Bashbunny. Now the Bashbunny is an attacking … Continue reading

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Building CFEngine2 on Tru64 5.1B UNIX

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Now this is retro computing once again, and I always love to get back to it.  I have used the process described in my previous article https://astr0baby.wordpress.com/2017/04/27/pkgsrc-on-tru64-5-1b/ and used the pkgsrc/sysutils/cfengine2 environment to build cfengine2 like so: ===================================== —- OSF1 … Continue reading

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CFEngine-3.11.0b1 install/compile on Alpha Gentoo

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With my colleague @ work we have made a bet that if I would ever make a CFEngine run on Alpha systems I would get a diploma for CFEngine. So “Clouseau” here is a build of CFEngine 3.11beta running on … Continue reading

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Metasploit Framework running on Alpha (Gentoo) Matrix Style

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Has anybody managed to run Metasploit framework on other architecture than x86, amd64, ppc, arm, sparc ? I would love to know, please ping me. I have managed to run it on Alpha architecture via Alphavm_free simulator running recent Gentoo … Continue reading

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Installing Gentoo Linux on Alphavm

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Please regard this article as something of a work journal rather than exact steps instructions. Definitely not for someone not familiar with Linux/UNIX environment  – but then again who the hell would want to run Alpha Linux on a Simulator … Continue reading

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Alphavm_free and Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux looks like the last Linux Distro that supports the dying Alpha architecture. Actually it runs pretty nicely on the Alphavm simulator Configuration for is pretty straight forward  config.emu system { type = ds10_616; reported_type = default; num_cpus = … Continue reading

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