Add Ubuntu Terminal to Windows 10

Have a look at this page for instructions on how to add a terminal to your Windows 10 in a matter of seconds. I just installed it and I’m very pleased with it so far. Could this mean I will stop using Putty after all these years? I’m not sure yet but I’m going to find out really soon. Here’s a link directly to the Windows Store if you don’t need any further instructions.


How to install MP4Box on Ubuntu 16.04 Headless

MP4Box is a multimedia packager, with a vast number of functionalities: conversion, splitting, hinting, dumping and others. It can be used for performing many manipulations on multimedia files like AVI, MPG, TS, but mostly on ISO media files (e.g. MP4, 3GP). It is a command-line tool so it can be utilized by scripts like the php script that I want to use. MP4Box is included in the GPAC package.”

I want to be able to use a certain media hosting package but during installation it tells me that it will require MP4Box to continue. I tried installing it regularly (apt-get install mp4box) but that didn’t work. After doing a bit of research I decided to build MP4Box from scratch so that means compiling the source and here’s how I did that.

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New toy to play with! ZeroShell

Recently I came across ZeroShell which is a firewall/router package that seems to be able to do everything I need. So after trying a virtual machine trial setup I decided to wipe the dust of an older physical workstation I had laying around and fired it up and ZeroShell runs great on it. I’m now going through the configuration and I’m guessing it won’t be long until I will implement it in the rest of my LAN.