ClearOS, Web Proxy, Content Filter and XboxLive…

When using ClearOS’s transparent proxy and content filtering system, XboxLive will no longer work. Even if you add the Xbox’s IP address to the exempt list on the content filter, it will not work 100%. The content filter seems to …

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ClearOS: Edit knockd configuration from webconfig

Today I will show you how to add an admin page to edit knockd’s configuration file from ClearOS’s webconfig: I’ve copied most of these files’ contents from other admin pages and am not exactly sure what some functions do (like …

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Installing ntop for ClearOS

Installing ntop for ClearOS is trivial. Here’s what you need to do: Then set a password: Lastly, start the service: If you want to be able to control ntop from the webconfig interface you need to add a line to …

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Installing knockd for ClearOS

Installing knockd for ClearOS is anything but, trivial if you are not familiar with the platform. I use Ubuntu and was having a hard time with getting knockd to work on ClearOS. These are my adventures (actually fairly simple as …

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Recovering a Linksys WRT350Nv1 from soft brick…

If you can still ping your router, I would first recommend you try to TFTP the official firmware back to the device. If that does not work, and you believe your boot loader is still intact,¬†you will need to add …

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Adding DB9 (serial) port to a Linksys WRT350Nv1 router…

First you’ll need to grab the Max232 Adapter from here: http://www.compsys1.com/workbench/On_top_of_the_Bench/Max233_Adapter/max233_adapter.html#A232DBH I believe the one I ordered has part number A232DBH3v (I don’t exactly remember as I already had it lying around but, this looks to be the right one.) …

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When wires get crossed…

Recently I ran into a little problem of a cat5e cable passing a cable test but, failing to work properly. Granted, this tester was just a basic one and did not have any advanced functions. However, I knew the ends …

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Open terminal using ‘F4’ in Nautilus…

You can make Nautilus open the current directory in an external terminal using the ‘F4’ key by modifying the accel key. To do this, simply install ‘dconf’-tools and ‘nautilus-open-in-terminal’: Now that you have dconf installed, open it and then navigate …

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