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Open source (GPL) awk and bash scripts for linux, linux kernel .config and dmesg files, and some miscellaneuous information. There's IP to country (geo-location) scripts and database, log file analysis, firewall tools, etc. Even an obscure hardware monitor driver for the linux kernel I rewrote and finished in 2005, it's been in the mainline kernel since 2.6.13.
- speed up your web site
- country to ip blocks converter
- new IP to country server
- firewall tools
- monitor internet usage
- firewall activity summary
I prefer to use the
WinXP Win7 Win10 desktop, with PuTTY terminals
to several linux boxen usually run headless. I've been running windows
since version 3, and linux since 1997. I also ran os/2 back in the early
I started working with PCs before they were called that, with microprocessor
development kits in the late '70s, a diskless MicroBee I built from a kit,
then cp/m machines also built from kits -- the Ferguson Big Board and Big
Board II with 8" floppy drives.
First contact with a PC was a PC-AT '286 box at work in late 1984. I bought a '386 box with '387 co-pro and all of 8MB memory and a 100MB hard drive in 1990. In 1997 I met unix at uni, had to run something like that at home and it was suggested to me to try linux. Since then I've run a local networked system of windows plus linux machines.
monitoring net connection
More information and source code here.
IP to country names tools
Tools to perform IP to country names lookups for cgi, logfile reporting and so on. Memory resident server provides lightweight lookups on demand, various scripts to use this server.
linux kernel development
The sitemap, links to pages on this site. Also a play area for new CSS techniques, maybe there's a surprise? Maybe not...