Monthly Archive: December 2013

Should You Buy an Raspberry Pi

Before buying a Raspberry Pi you should first have a game plan of what you will use it for. It should serve specific function and should only be used in a development environment. I...

Free SIP Trunk with IP Comms and Asterisk

First, install asterisk on your server apt-get install asterisk Edit sip.conf in /etc/asterisk directory to add a sip trunk. Edit extensions.conf in /etc/asterisk directory to add a phone extension. IP Comms Configuration username= *Username*...

Never Install VirtualBox on Server Hardware

While I a fan of VirtualBox, it should never be installed on server hardware and ran in a production environment. I have found that VirtualBox is best installed on beefy computer desktops or laptops...

Scraping Harris County Arrest Records

I have a website where I provide free arrest records for the public. Data comes from TDCJ and Harris County websites and data dumps. A combination of wget and a few lines of bash...

Mobile Phones as a Collaboration Tool

In my years of IT Management for a global company, I have found that effective collaboration is hard to come by. Meetings are boring, communicating through e-mail is difficult and it is all too easy...

Installing Scapy on Linux

Prerequistites Python 2.5 or greater Installing Scapy Prerequisites On Ubuntu or other Debian based system, issue the following command to install python.   Next download the latest source code for scapy from the Scapy...

Best Free for Software for Fixing Computers

When your computer is performing poorly, it may be time to upgrade the hardware or purchase a new computer. But before you do that, try some of the software listed below for fixing, repairing,...