Memoires of the Commonly Uncommon Tech Solutions

Mandatory Access Control (MAC) Part 1 – BSD Extended Tutorial

While I was planning to do a simple tutorial covering all types of MAC security, I decided that one tutorial for all would really depreciate the tutorial as a whole. Instead, I’ll be doing a single tutorial on each feature, and later one to integrate them all together to better suit your needs. This was …

RedHat Fedora Core 6 PowerPC Version

After treading through many OS’es on my Powerbook G4, not one of them suited my needs completely. Even though OS X seems to fit a lot of my needs, there are Linux/UNIX applications and such that I’d much rather have. Many people have told me to try DarwinPorts and fink. Fink was just more of …

OpenVPN Client Management Script

One thing that always bothered me about OpenVPN was the work you had to do to get one client setup. It wasn’t a hard process, but when configuring multiple clients, it was always a very monotonous job, and quite annoying. So, to resolve this issue, I wrote a script to create the keys, certificates, package …

FreeBSD 6 – Setting Up Jails (Tested on 6.3)

It seems that almost every year I need to update this tutorial. Some things change, and some things don’t. This version is being done on FreeBSD 6.1, 6.2, and now tested with 6.3. If you are using FreeBSD 5.x, feel free to look at my 5.x tutorial on Screaming Electron. To start out, make sure …

Beginning Assembly (Machine Language)

ASM has always been a weak-point of mine, and so I thought I would persue it more. Unfortunately, almost any tutorial was quite vague, and really wasn’t telling me much. They would tell me how syntax would work, and what you were doing on the machine level, but never what you were really doing, or …