OSX: High Level Assembly on Modern OSX

High Level Assembly (HLA) by Randall Hyde If you’ve gotten yourself a copy of “Art of Assembly Language” by Randall Hyde, well, good on you. However, if you’re running on a modern version of OSX, you’ve probably run into a snag right out of the gate! It’s never...

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OSX: Packaging Java .jar in an .app bundle!

No stub/launcher required! All you need to do this is a jar file, and an installed Oracle JDK! javapackager is cool The magic is actually an Oracle JDK provided binary, “javapackager.” This file does what we want, and is capable of much more. Check the manpage! It is...

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ClamAV: Whitelisting Files

Front Matter Every time I have to look up how to do this, I have to wade through the internet ignoring suggestions by folks trying to be helpful and suggesting whitelisting a virus, rather than whitelisting a detection. There is a distinction between the two, and these instructions are...

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I Lied

I Lied! So… NMS was a huge disappointment. I’ll leave it at that. No journey log will be forthcoming. I’ll have to figure out something else to do. Maybe actually do something creative, for once?

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Hello, World (again)!

So, this is kind of dumb. I’ve been doing system administration for years now, but thus far I can’t say I’ve ever really done any of it for myself. Oh sure, I’ve run plenty of services for myself… but what I mean is that I’ve not often run my...

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