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Misc links: January-February 2013

Some interesting stuff I've run into in the past months:


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Accessing authenticated feeds with Liferea

I use RSS/Atom feeds a lot, they are a relatively efficient way to follow stuff around the web, and they are also privacy-friendly tools to a certain degree: I can follow my friends and family on Youtube, Flickr, and even Twitter (at least as long as API 1.0 is up and running, bah...), without having to explicitly tell the companies behind those sites whom I am friend with. Privacy is not only about “what you do”, but also about “whom you know”.


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Autoexpanding aliases with readline; the story of suod

Have you ever typed suod instead of sudo? I do that quite often; maybe I am becoming typing dixleysc, who knows.


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TUMPA

I was planning on “playing” with a certain device, so I wanted some adapter which allowed me to interface with the device at a low level to facilitate the information gathering phase in the hacking process.


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Amlogic AML8726-MX Linux kernel code released

Xin He from Amlogic informed me that the linux kernel source code for their AML8726-MX SoC has been released:


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Android 5

Wednesday, 13 June 2012, 00:13.37, the moon is shining white above the Super- Secret Second Googleplex in Amsterdam, California, United States.


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Exporting content to code with Drupal

There are cases when you want to export some content from a website, in order to import the same content at some later point into a similar website in an automated fashion.


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Infinityx larger

A small JavaScript bug in Google image search.

Google image search - Infinityx larger

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SSH tunneling/port-forwarding tricks

Here are a few tricks about SSH tunnels I don't want to forget.