How to install OpenVas 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

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This installation covers my experience with installing only OpenVas VERSION 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial only. There are a variety of resources out there that will help you install previous versions like these: https://launchpad.net/~mrazavi/+archive/ubuntu/openvas https://www.vultr.com/docs/how-to-install-openvas-vulnerability-scanner-on-ubuntu-16-04 https://hackertarget.com/openvas-9-install-ubuntu-1604/ Again, this works for Verion 9 only. Update Ubuntu sudo lsb_release -a sudo apt-get -y update && upgrade sudo reboot (if possible) Add… Continue reading How to install OpenVas 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

How to clean up Ubuntu boot partition when its full

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This is what I did on Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS I checked my version lsb_release -a Then checked the drive Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 978M 0 978M 0% /dev tmpfs 200M 3.1M 197M 2% /run /dev/mapper/hv–serbername–vg-root 116G 27G 84G 24% / tmpfs 996M 0 996M 0% /dev/shm tmpfs 5.0M 0 5.0M 0%… Continue reading How to clean up Ubuntu boot partition when its full

How to kill tasks by username using Windows command line

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Open CMD or PowerShell as administrator. taskkill /? Review the options. tasklist To see the running tasks. What I found interesting is that I had a bunch of winword.exe running. If I did: taskill winword.exe It would give me an error and say it couldn’t find winword.exe However, if I did it by filtering by… Continue reading How to kill tasks by username using Windows command line

How to get what version of Powershell you are using

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Microsoft Windows Powershell is a very useful tool that brought some sanity to managing Windows outside the GUI. To find the version you are running, open Powershell, paste and hit enter: $PSVersionTable.PSVersion Result: Windows PowerShell Copyright (C) 2015 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. PS C:\Users\username> $PSVersionTable.PSVersion Major Minor Build Revision —– —– —– ——– 5 0… Continue reading How to get what version of Powershell you are using

Export Sites and Application pools in IIS

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Open CMD as Administrator: Export AppPools All %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd list apppool /config /xml > c:\apppools.xml Single %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd list apppool “MyAppPool” /config /xml > c:\myapppool.xml Export Sites %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd list site /config /xml > c:\sites.xml or in txt format (not very useful) %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd list site > c:\sites.txt  

Remove annoying beep sound on Windows Subsystem for Linux

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When using BASH on WSL, by default it will constantly beep at you while using the TAB key, etc. Here’s how to remove it: nano ~/.inputrc Scroll down and remove the # comment from: #set bell-style none Close and re-open Bash. Vi also has a bell sound (I prefer Nano for whatever reason). In that… Continue reading Remove annoying beep sound on Windows Subsystem for Linux

How to install Apache and PHP 7.2 on Windows Subsystem for Linux

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There are a few tips and tricks I found for this installation. Here are the details. Check Windows Version First, here’s the entire Microsoft section on WSL. I highly recommend reading through it. There are various differences between the latest Windows 10 updates, so this might not work for your version! I’m on Windows 10… Continue reading How to install Apache and PHP 7.2 on Windows Subsystem for Linux

How to install PHP Manager in IIS 10 or higher

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PHP Manager is a useful tool for configuring PHP in IIS. It is no longer supported, however, and a Registry trick is required to install it. Overview PHP Manager allows you to configure multiple versions of PHP for multiple VHosts on an IIS server. While it adds some overhead to the configuration, it can be… Continue reading How to install PHP Manager in IIS 10 or higher

Microsoft updates Notepad to cover more ground in the Mac dev war!

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The most interesting part about this is how much Microsoft wants to become the de facto web dev environment that Mac currently rules and this little change speaks to that. Here’s the MSDN blog describing the changes. In addition, however, is the Windows Subsystem for Linux. What MS has done is allow a “native” version… Continue reading Microsoft updates Notepad to cover more ground in the Mac dev war!