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Pinebookpro gaming part 1

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I have started a small thread on the Pine64 forum related to gaming on the Pinebook-pro and decided to add some more detailed instructions for others to replicate the efforts on their arm64 device. What is needed – Pinebookpro … Continue reading


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PPC systems under qemu-system-ppc emulation on aarch64 part 1

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Shorter and last entry from me in 2019. This time its about some experiments running PPC systems via qemu-system-ppc This time I wanted to see how the Pinebook-pro behaves and how usable it is on the virtualization/simulation side. Im using … Continue reading

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Mojave on VirtualBox 6.1 Linux

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update 03.03.2020 Please use the latest VirtualBox 6.1.4 (works also for Catalina 10.15.2 >) With the major release of VirtualBox 6.1 came the support to APFS which was problematic before especially for virtualizing macOS Mojave or Catalina. I have realized … Continue reading

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DELL UNIX SLIP networking with QEMU/Linux

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Shorter entry for now, but quite an entertaining one I hope. Wonder how many people nowadays know what SLIP was/is (Serial Line Internet Protocol) ? I grew up on PPP which replaced SLIP eventually. More on SLIP is available on … Continue reading

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Live NetBSD bootable USB image Sandokan

Finally the first version is out for anybody to experiment with. All the information is on the project’s page @ Made a short video demo here Unfortunately DuneLegacy crashes under Qemu as well as some ScummVM games (EOB 1 … Continue reading

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4.3BSD tiny Webserver

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Playing around with 4.3BSD in simh vax emulator, I wanted to put the 4.3BSD to some use. I have used my image that I have made available here which includes GCC to compile the code. While I could not … Continue reading

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Tru64 5.1B Unix and Oracle 9i infosec exercise

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This is something I have been working on for some time. People often forget older technology that becomes useless and obsolete, but I find it useful in infosec education as well as a platform to practice skills against unusual environment … Continue reading

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4.3BSD and Metasploit

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One of the best InfoSec books of all time in my opinion is the Cliff Stoll’s Cuckoo’s Egg ( which pretty much covers all the hacking basics as well as the defence.  There is even a real movie/docu with … Continue reading

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SANDOKAN – NetBSD based Penetration Testers system

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I wanted to create my own non-Linux based InfoSec orientated system (There is Kali Linux of course which is great) and lately I have seen a Windows based InfoSec system called Commando VM ( ) My private project is … Continue reading

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pkgsrc-2019Q2 on Solaris 10 x86

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Continuation of the previous pkgsrc setup on Solaris 10 x86 (64bit); I wanted to keep specific notes here separately, which might help some if they struggle. ISSUES: /usr/pkgsrc/devel/libidn2    (Does not build with gcc6 from pkgsrc, it builds fine with … Continue reading

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