setting up putty to be used as a socks5 proxy over ssh

This was taken from: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~xuanluo/sshproxywin.html I am posting this for my own knowledge, just incase that site ever goes down. Run PuTTY. It starts in the “Session” screen; fill in the settings for your SSH connection. The fields “Host Name” and “Port” are pretty self-explanatory. You can enter the username too by filling the “Host ...

using chrome with socks ssh proxy without any DNS leaks

using chrome with socks ssh proxy without any DNS leaks
For funsies, I wanted to try this. I wanted to use my SOCKS proxy setup, which was very simple: Then I wanted to use chrome to bypass all proxies that IE has setup AND make sure DNS leaks do not occur. HOW TO SETUP SOCKS PROXY VIA SSH and PUTTY: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~xuanluo/sshproxywin.html Once you have created ...

How to remove the chrome bell in the notification tray icon

Well this is annoying! It used to be removed via: chrome://flags/ and then just disabling “Enable Rich Notifications Mac, Windows”, but now it is: “Notification Center behavior Mac”. You also have to leave the setting to DEFAULT, and not disabled. Then relaunch and it’s gone. We shall see what it takes on the next go ...

error when copying or overwriting the same directory name linux

my directory structure in linux – centos: /home/html/prod/wordpress/update/ /home/html/prod/wordpress/ /wordpress/ is my wordpress install, and /update/ is my unziped download files and directories. The errors I kept getting when trying to move or copy the entire directory while sitting in /home/html/prod/wordpress/update/ was: mv: cannot move `wp-admin’ to a subdirectory of itself, `../wp-admin’ mv: cannot move ...

alt f4 on surface pro with type keyboard 2

I couldn’t get alt f4 working on any of my apps on my new microsoft surface pro with type keyboard 2. It ended up being that my function lock was set! I had to unlock that via: function + caps lock (Thanks rsutoratosu on Anandtech). And now ALT F4 works, time to go kill some ...

How to delete all mail in queue for cPanel exim

I ran into an issue where a user was spamming and queue up thousands of email in our cPanel server. To clear it out, I did this: /etc/init.d/exim stop exim -bpru | awk {'print $3'} | xargs exim -Mrm or exim -bpru|grep frozen|awk {'print $3'}|xargs exim -Mrm /etc/init.d/exim start I had about 120k emails in ...

Microsoft Office 2013 PRO ISO/IMG Direct Downloads

I needed these for a retail key I received from my employer for $10, so these were useful, as I did not want to install the cheap software they had to go and download the IMG. 64bit: http://care.dlservice.microsoft.com/dl/download/2/9/C/29CC45EF-4CDA-4710-9FB3-1489786570A1/OfficeProfessionalPlus_x64_en-us.img  32bit: http://care.dlservice.microsoft.com/dl/download/6/6/2/662A612F-B3E9-4A94-9396-C92F656BA100/ProjectProfessional_x86_en-us.img

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes exhausted – MySQL error – PHPMyAdmin 1

I had a client trying to import a 200M zip file to phpmyadmin to import into his MySQL database, he kept receiving this error: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 201380904 bytes) in /usr/local/cpanel/base/3rdparty/phpMyAdmin/libraries/zip_extension.lib.php on line 65 It ends up that phpmyadmin is using its own php.ini config, and ...

How To Install Windows 7 from a USB Key with ISO links!

I’ve been reading a few methods to install Windows 7 from an ISO to a jump drive, or DVD. The best method to do it from a Windows computer is to obtain Microsoft’s own software for the task : http://images2.store.microsoft.com/prod/clustera/framework/w7udt/1.0/en-us/Windows7-USB-DVD-tool.exe Install that, and point it to the jump drive you want to use (it will ...

Temporary profile creates in Windows 7

I had a user who logs in with a domain account and creates a temporary directory every time he logs in. This is what I did that fixed it : 1. Log on to the system by using an administrative user account other than the user account that is experiencing the problem. 2. Back up ...