Category Archives: mac

mysqld recover root password on CentOS 7

The disaster scenario is that you have been installing third party software and its scripts somehow screwed up your mysql (users, tables, whatever). Or it could be that you get a server with mysqld already installed but you don’t know … Continue reading

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Clean up google history

 is fantastic. But sometimes it gathers much more information than the one you want, specially if you are logged in in some way or another as you are systematically asked to do. There are hundreds of articles about chrome privacy settings, but … Continue reading

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Different data deletion methods

I was needing a nice summary of deletion methods, what they mean and what they do. What happens when you delete something, and how reliable is your deletion method? Operation/tool Meaning Consequence Delete (in Explorer, or other file explorer) File is … Continue reading

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Handling files with python

You know now how to write a multi-platform GUI with Tkinter. I don’t know what your GUI is doing, but it’s good to know a few things about how to log them. For that and for other purposes, we need … Continue reading

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LDAP and sshtunnel : remote user identification techniques with python

I need to check the identity of one active directory (AD) user on a computer that is not a member of the AD. If you don’t understand what I’m speaking about, I envy you 😀 I was working with python … Continue reading

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ssh login ignoring bashrc

A small post for a small problem. I was editing my bash profile when I closed all my ssh windows to the remote machine I was working on, just to find out due to my (incomplete) modification I was not … Continue reading

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A Tkinter python multi-platform app/GUI

We wrote on python/wxpython Hello World a very simple window/gui. This time we are going to do it for real. The aim is to write “the app/GUI” that will run one command or another depending on the OS. We are … Continue reading

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