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Ubiquiti RocketM5

From: David White 
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This is a long shot, but does anyone have any antennas for a Ubiquiti
Rocket M5?

I have the Rocket, but no antennas.

I have a client who *might* need something like the rocket. I won't know
until I actually do the work I'm performing for them next week.

Normally I would know, I'm not that crazy... This is a very weird job for
me, and is for a very small church, which purchased their own hardware over
a year ago, out in the middle of nowhere, Georgia, who just needs some
assistance putting things together.

*Possibly for sale...*
Anyway, if my client doesn't need the Rocket M5, it's for sale.

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Level3 Outage

From: David White 
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Seems that Level3 is (was) having issues:
http://downdetector.com/status/level3 and
http://downdetector.com/status/level3/map/.

I haven't been affected.

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Ubiquiti Router - ipsec VPN to single internal IP address

From: David White 
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Is it possible to setup an EdgeRouter to only allow access to a single IP
address to ipsec clients?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q

Hacked Bitcoin Exchange Says Users May Share $68 Million Loss

From: David White 
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-05/hacked-bitcoin-exchange-says-it-will-spread-losses-among-users

I don't use Bitcoin, but I suspect some of you may be affected by this.

Ridiculous!!

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Chugalug Digest, Vol 48, Issue 30

From: Luke Prince 
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Have you tried Nexus Root Toolkit? I have seen it resurrect some otherwise
inoperable devices:

http://www.wugfresh.com/nrt/

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> On 07/19/2016 07:24 AM, David Rucker wrote:
> > Are you attempting to install through USB or a SD card? I'm not near my
> > laptop at the moment but I have recovered some stubborn phones in the
> > past. It's been a while sense I have attempted an install or recovery
> > like that. But I do still have all my software. I may even still have
> > all the Nexus firmwares probably a couple revisions old though. Although
> > could be an issue with that particular firmware file try a different
> > version.
>
> One of the issues I ran into was that flashing the Nexus 6P requires a
> newer version of fastboot, but I got that set up. I also have tried
> different versions of CM (snapshot and nightly) and 6.0 Marshmallow
> release and the N preview.
>
> > Also, gonna sound weird but try a different USB cable as well. Some
> > phones are picky and while one cable works perfect for everything else
> > it's still possible for one phone to not like it.
>
> I have only used the one cable that came with the phone. I don't have
> many USB-C cables around. But it does seem to work to install TWRP and
> CM (CM just won?t boot). Only the official images fail to install.
> Attempting to directly flash system.img complains about problems with a
> corrupt sparse file, or something. Using flash-all.sh gives the error:
> FAILED (remote: data too large)
> when attempting to flash system.img.
>
> I?m a bit stuck here with a phone that will no longer boot anything
> other than TWRP. :-(
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> 

Local company needs complex coding help

From: David White 
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The following is very vague, mostly because I don't have many details
myself...

Without going into a lot of details (I don't even know many of the
details), a local company has invested over 40k in the last couple of years
for a proprietary software system built specifically for them.

It's essentially a large database, with the software hosted in the cloud
(hosting is provided by the vendor), and from what I can tell is supposed
to be used for CRM & sales purposes. It is supposed to integrate nicely
with quickbooks as well as other apps so that items can be purchased,
tracked, sold, advertised, etc... throughout the system in various stages
of production.

The lead programmer left the company that was providing the service, and
the client hasn't been served well. There's apparently a lot of bugs in the
system, and the owner of the company (the client) is very frustrated.

He's looking for someone who could come in, review the situation, and
advise on a path forward:

   - Can the current system be improved upon
   - Should he throw it away and start from scratch again?

Apparently the software vendor thinks that they can improve upon the
existing system by switching the processes over to a queue-based system.
But they want another 10k to do that transition.

Again, I know this is extremely vague. I don't know any languages involved.
I just know that the guy is looking for some help.

Anyone who is interested in finding out more and who thinks they might be
able to help are welcome to contact me off list, and I'll send your contact
info over to the company (client).

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Slow transfer speed between offices (both on EPB)

From: David White 
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This is weird.

I'm trying to transfer about 60GB worth of data between my home office to
my main office right now. Both are running on EPB 100mbps. I'm connected
via OpenVPN with all traffic routed through the VPN.

A speedtest.net test right now indicates I'm getting a good 70+ down, and
over 50 up.

I'm only getting about 5MB/s up when transferring files from my home office
(OpenVPN client) to my NAS in the office over SMB2. I tried increasing that
to SMB3, and that didn't make much difference.

When I upload the files using HTTPS (for those of you familiar with
Synology, that's what I have), I'm doing about 9-10MB/s.

The destination is an encrypted folder, so that may be a bit of the
slowness.

However, it seems to me there's still huge room for improvement, regardless
of the protocol used, the encryption, and the hardware.

A traceroute to the destination shows what I think are reasonable results:

david@developCENTSlaptop:~$ traceroute 192.168.2.4
traceroute to 192.168.2.4 (192.168.2.4), 64 hops max
  1   192.168.2.4  11.165ms  2.789ms  8.362ms

What can I look into in order to track down the source of the slowness?

Would I get better performance if I used NFS or FTPS or rsync? I'm not
terribly familiar with NFS. I've enabled it on the NAS and have granted my
computer's VPN IP address (see attached) but continue to get an access
denied.

Correct me if I'm wrong, I get the feeling, though, that NFS isn't ideal
for this type of use case.

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Want to build a Linux box for SDR

From: Rod-Lists 
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Eventually I want to connect to an Apache Lab box so a good gigabyte NIC that works well under linux is important.
http://www.gigaparts.com/Product-Lines/HF-6M-Radios/Apache-Labs-ANAN-10E-SDR.html
 Muilticore with good memory. 
Graphics has got me worried. Which is the best performing linux graphics?
I not sure how much waterfall and wave form displays will stress that. But depends on how many virtual receivers are running I suppose.

I guess I'll be running gnu radio or open powerSDR as a client. Though some russian has gotten cuSDR to run under linux.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-YBdMHyqMY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEvHqVYNJ5o

Any suggestions?

wget vulnerability fixed.

From: Billy 
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http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/info-gnu/2016-06/msg00004.html

Basically:

Download from http with a redirect to ftp, wget trusts the file name, BADSER=
VER can give new file name and write arbitrary file back.

--b=

Fiber termination

From: David White 
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I have an acquaintance who needs fiber terminated and "an access point
setup" (whatever that means). Not sure if the AP is wireless, not sure if
it's fiber, or what.

Regardless, this guy needs someone to terminate a single fiber connection
for him, and I don't do, know, or have the tools for fiber terminations.

If you're interested in doing the job, contact me off list and I'll put you
in touch.

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Kaspersky for Mail Server Antivirus

From: David White 
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Does anyone have experience running the Kaspersky KLMS (Kaspersky Security
8.0 for Linux Mail Server)?

According to official documentation, the software requires a minimum of 2
GB of RAM and 4GB of swap. That seems utterly ridiculous to me.

I just finished installing a trial version of it into a CentOS 7 machine
inside Virtual Box with 1GB of RAM and no swap. Granted, this VM doesn't
have any users, but I can confirm that all of the various kaspersky daemons
and such are running, and there's still no load.

Given that my mail server infrastructure has very low volume (at max on a
busy day, it probably handles less than 500 legitimate emails in a given
day), I'm thinking I'm going to give it a try.

I just recently became a Kaspersky reseller, so have access to 1 year of
free licensing. Would probably be better than ClamAV.

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Distribution experienced opinions

From: Unkmar 
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I prefer stability over new features.

Debian: (My favorite)
  I use the stable version, so it is always behind the times. The install
is incredibly versatile.  Easy to follow the guide for a once size fits all.
When you don't know what something means, just take recommended
or hit Enter.  If you want a light weight server, easy enough to figure out.
You wan't a very light weight install and then extremely minimal Desktop
enviroment, sort of like a ChromeBook. That is also pretty easy to do.
The default Desktop install is gnome3.  I've tried it, I mean seriously
tried it for over a month.  I hate it.  Seriously, I hate gnome3. I
currently
use LXDE. Wait, I'm getting side tracked.  Eh, I like Debian, everything
after that is me nitpicking packages and settings.

Red Hat:
  I used it so long ago I don't remember what it was like.

Mandrake: (Now Mandriva)
  My first experience with Linux that I can actually recall.
My thoughts at the time, Linux is almost ready to replace Windows on the
Desktop.  When they get it together and finish some things up, I'll switch.
(I didn't know. I thought of Linux as a smaller version of Microsoft but
split
up among a few groups. Maybe 5. I had no idea of the true scope of
GNU/Linux)

Ubuntu: (My first REAL use of Linux)
  It was and is great. I didn't like its instability so I moved to its
parent, Debian.
I still sometimes use a Live Ubuntu CD because Debian doesn't do that.
(A third party provides a Debian Live CD option that has never worked for
me.)

Suse:
  The install had a learning cliff, No curve.  I didn't get far enough to
evaluate
the actual distro.

Gentoo:
  I hate the long compile time for installing anything. I prefer to date
before marriage. That compile time feels like a serious commitment.

Puppy:
  Feels like a toy.  Honestly, it is a wonderful tool but the install feels
more
like an infection.  It is a light weight distro.  Has a light weight
install.
Has no method of making it fat even if you prefer a few bells and whistles.
You can't choose partition sizes or anything. (Puppy would make a great
recovery install for if something goes horribly wrong. Oh, wait!  Most
distros
already have that as a reasonable built in option. What was puppy for
again?)
Oh, It is a great small distro that boots into RAM from CD where you can
then remove the CD and use the drive to burn other CD's if you wish.
Many other tools available, That is just the one that stuck in my mind.

Red Hat:
  Um, just no!  My dislike of Red Hat has been strong enough for me to
effectively wipe my memory of exactly why.

Tiny Core:
  Oh great spaghetti monster.  Please take it back from where it came.
Um, it lives up to its name. It is Tiny and merely a Core.  You get to
struggle
for a few minutes to get networking so that you can download anything.
It has a quirky package management system (PMS) that you must learn
to in order to do anything. Here is a list of somethings don't get until you
use the PMS, web browser (GUI or CLI), partitioning tools.  Actually,
how about I list what you do get. The ability to move the mouse around,
point, click.  Possibly a CLI so you can run ls, head, cat, and more.
I'm pretty sure that less is missing until you PMS it.  I don't know if it
even has nano, pico, or vi without the PMS.  Seriously, it is a Tiny Core.

Derivatives: (I generally avoid them)
  Reasoning: Fixes to the problems lag behind the parent.
Find a problem, and a fix in the parent.  You constantly use the parent as
a guide on how to fix the child problems and sometimes that doesn't work.
Then you are left with a child that has the problem, can't find a fix
because
so few are using, reporting, and supporting the child. You are sort of left
out
in the cold.

Thanks FOSS

From: Matt Keys 
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Here's Jack before the injury ..

https://drive.google.com/open?id=3D0B0WfOdfLSM3Sd0VLVUxySEh6TU0


and after ..


https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0WfOdfLSM3SY3g2VDJReDFrVjg/view?usp=3Dsha=
ring


OT - Geeky coworking space

From: David White 
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Mike and I have corresponded a little bit over the past day, and we
actually randomly ran into each other this evening at a networking event
(not literally). He knows what I'm about to say.

I'm (possibly) looking for 2 desks. Not a private office, that's too
expensive right now. A coworking space, where I would have my own desks - 1
for me, 1 for an employee - would be just the ticket.

Downtown isn't really a good option for me, due to the nature of my
business (going in and out a lot, travelling to client offices, carrying
computers / networking / server equipment in and out all the time, etc...).
Also, Society of Work seems expensive. So that's not one I'm willing to
consider.

I've posted a part-time (to turn into a full time) job position at
https://developcents.com/jobs/, which will give you an idea of what the 2nd
person would be doing.

Besides Mike's place near Signal Mountain, anyone have an office space, or
know of someone who does, that would be an idea fit for what I'm looking
for?

Must haves are phone, internet, and desk.

Access to a private meeting room is a bonus!
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If you use Symantec, update it now.

From: David White 
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PSA.

This was just made public less than an hour ago. I read through the notes.

This is very bad:
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=820

If you run Symantec antivirus scanners on any servers (Linux or Windows -
both are affected), this is especially important, but end-user workstations
are also affected.

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WD's Pi Drive

From: David White 
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This is kind of clever: WD has a special promo going on right now for a
314GB drive that is specifically designed to be more efficient with
raspberry pi's for $31.42.

http://wdlabs.wd.com/products/wd-pidrive-314gb/

Kind of makes me want to get a raspberry pi, since I've never actually
played with one before...

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Ubuntu Xenial

From: David White 
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Have any of you guys played with the Betas or RCs for Xenial? Looking at
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XenialXerus and
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XenialXerus/ReleaseSchedule, it looks like the
final release is coming out tomorrow.

I've been recently thinking that it would be a good idea to do a backup of
all my data and go through a clean install of Ubuntu just to get things
fresh again.

Tomorrow might be the day to do it! :)

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Way off topic: Places to Fish

From: David White 
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Sorry for the noise, but I'm guessing a good number of you folks like to
fish and get outdoors.

I used to be a extremely avid fisherman growing up, but haven't been in
several years.

My wife and I are making some dietary changes for her health, and she will
be following a very strict nutritional plan for the next 3+ years (I don't
like the word "diet" especially since the goal isn't to lose weight).

I think I can save money if I fish...

What are some good places to go fishing near Chattanooga that is also a
non-polluted source (where I can eat the fish)?

If any of you guys want to make a day or weekend of it sometime, hit me up.
My dad has quite a bit of fishing gear, and is no longer able to fish due
to his own medical issues, so I'm going to be getting that from him in the
next few weeks...

We can talk Linux to keep it on topic.

- David

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Justin Trudeau explains quantum computing

From: David White 
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This is a great story...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3543380/Not-just-pretty-face-Justin-Trudeau-stuns-room-reporters-scientists-perfect-answer-quantum-computing-question.html

Full video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eak