PatD: MasarLabs Ping and Traceroute Daemon
For a project I'm working on I have to ping many hosts from a Java program: I could to run Java as root or I could fork external executables like fping (http://fping.org), but I don't like these options, so I wrote patd (/patd). (...)
pat - patd client
PatD - Ping and Traceroute Daemon for IPv4 and IPv6
patd (/patd) is a daemon to ping or traceroute remote hosts.
It is a daemon that runs without root privileges listening on a TCP port for hosts to check.
It receive commands listening on a TCP port and returns the results to the same connection.
patd (/patd) is usefull in situation where you cannot send native ICMP packet, for example from a Java program. (...)
Two factor LUKS decryption
Security tells us to use VeryLongAnd$t0ngPasswordWithStr4ng3And$pecia!Characters to crypt our LUKS (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_Unified_Key_Setup) disks, but it is very booring and error prone: in this article I'll tell you how to setup your Debian (http://www.debian.org) system to use also a short password (like a PIN) AND an USB key to decrypt the LUKS disk, without loosing any security. (...)
NoArp kernel module
MasarLabs NoArp is a Linux kernel module that filters and drops unwanted ARP requests. (...)
MSysM, MasarLabs System Monitor, is a lightweight X11 application that displays constantly updated graphs and data informations of your system. (...)
MasarLabs IDReplace replaces key tags read from a template file with the data read from a data file and generates an output file. (...)