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  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

Quite a while ago I said I was going to start on a NES emulator here. Since then I've put the project down, picked it up again and restarted it in D. It's making decent progress and I can actually dra...
kirby Programming On Unix 343 119,435 26-02-2018, 02:01 PM
  Thread: Hello all!
Post: RE: Hello all!

Welcome to Nixers!
kirby 9 3,016 01-11-2016, 12:30 PM
  Thread: Micro KVMs
Post: RE: Micro KVMs

I'm working on my third year project, which is Intrustion Detection on Embedded Systems, the point being that they don't have the memory for a traditional IDS. This could be very cool to take a look a...
kirby Servers Administration, Networking, & Virtualization 1 1,114 20-10-2016, 06:58 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

Most programs I make that need command line arguments are normally Perl scripts, so I use Getopt::Long, which lets you specify long names (e.g. '--title="foo"') which then automatically allows short a...
kirby Programming On Unix 343 119,435 03-10-2016, 07:31 PM
  Thread: Reverse Engineering Tools on Linux
Post: RE: Reverse Engineering Tools on Linux

This is a long time coming, sorry. angr angr is a Python symbolic execution engine framework. Symbolic execution is a very interesting field and not one that any of the other tools here provide to m...
kirby Security & Cryptography 23 19,158 18-09-2016, 02:36 PM
  Thread: Longtime lurker, hello!
Post: RE: Longtime lurker, hello!

Welcome! Good to see another Debian stable user :)
kirby 4 1,689 17-08-2016, 02:56 PM
  Thread: Reverse Engineering Tools on Linux
Post: RE: Reverse Engineering Tools on Linux

Hey guys I made a big update to the OP, completely rewritten. I thought I'd just save the original here for prosperity. So for the past few weeks I've been diving into the field of reverse engineeri...
kirby Security & Cryptography 23 19,158 05-08-2016, 04:43 PM
  Thread: keybase.io - users thread!
Post: RE: keybase.io - users thread!

https://keybase.io/kirbyuk
kirby Off topic 33 13,156 30-07-2016, 12:45 PM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

Decided I needed something to work on in evenings that isn't security related, and inspired by Nintendo's recent announcement I've decided to make a NES emulator. I don't think it will do much special...
kirby Programming On Unix 343 119,435 14-07-2016, 07:27 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(09-07-2016, 07:54 AM)lemons Wrote: Right now I'm designing them by hand, but I'm thinking my way towards doing some kind of simple dominant colour analysis to retrieve them directly from images. I'...
kirby Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 804,743 09-07-2016, 08:06 AM
  Thread: UK nixers meetup
Post: RE: UK nixers meetup

(21-06-2016, 06:51 PM)z3bra Wrote: So here we are. Tuesday night, my flight takes off in 8 hours and I've been working +12 hours/day since thursday... Sorry for proposong something I couldn't get do...
kirby Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 4,232 23-06-2016, 07:46 PM
  Thread: UK nixers meetup
Post: RE: UK nixers meetup

I've got nothing to do for a couple of weeks so I would be down for this if others are. I wouldn't get an on-peak train for it though because they're far too expensive, but that isn't a realistic issu...
kirby Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 4,232 16-06-2016, 07:26 PM
  Thread: Browsers, your windows to the WWW
Post: RE: Browsers, your windows to the internet

(24-05-2016, 02:00 AM)Dworin Wrote: Kirby: doesn't Debian supply security fixes? I thought the difficulty of backporting to really old versions was their reason for switching to the latest LTS versi...
kirby The WWW 14 7,729 24-05-2016, 12:03 PM
  Thread: Browsers, your windows to the WWW
Post: RE: Browsers, your windows to the internet

I've used Firefox for a major portion of my life, but I really hate the direction it's going in. As I use Debian I'm very tempted to take the current stable package of Iceweasel and use that indefinit...
kirby The WWW 14 7,729 23-05-2016, 09:33 PM
  Thread: Reverse Engineering Tools on Linux
Post: RE: Reverse Engineering Tools on Linux

(10-05-2016, 02:22 AM)venam Wrote: Just bumping this thread with this tool: https://github.com/das-labor/panopticon That looks pretty good. Never dealt with Rust before so I'll have to see how easy...
kirby Security & Cryptography 23 19,158 15-05-2016, 09:47 PM
  Thread: Post your website
Post: RE: Post your website

Yeah one thing I've noticed is that a lot of people here seem to have ideas and commit to them for a bit and then decide on a big change up and drop it. I don't know. I have a few ideas for a blog but...
kirby The WWW 123 58,830 15-05-2016, 05:14 PM
  Thread: Fixing the forums
Post: RE: Fixing the forums

It might be worth making a stickied thread at the top of the Community board just detailing in plain English what irc server(s) we use, channels, and maybe even how to connect for new users? It's not ...
kirby Community & Forums Related Discussions 79 29,566 29-04-2016, 10:15 PM
  Thread: Ohai
Post: RE: Ohai

Welcome to Nixers!
kirby 14 4,601 17-04-2016, 05:59 PM
  Thread: Reverse Engineering Tools on Linux
Post: RE: Reverse Engineering Tools on Linux

Yeah, it's early days for me. Hopefully I can update this post in the near future with some more complex features. (07-04-2016, 12:36 AM)venam Wrote: Sadly I love OllyDBG and I keep running it on L...
kirby Security & Cryptography 23 19,158 08-04-2016, 11:20 AM
  Thread: Reverse Engineering Tools on Linux
Post: Reverse Engineering Tools on Linux

This is a completely rewritten version of my original post now that I have more experience. I'm still a novice, but I've done some real malware analysis and some exercises and generally feel like the ...
kirby Security & Cryptography 23 19,158 06-04-2016, 07:17 PM
  Thread: Nixers magazine
Post: RE: Nixers magazine

As a suggestion it might be worth looking at the MagPi magazine for inspiration on layout and things like that. I contributed a few articles when it was just starting out and looking at it now it's re...
kirby Community & Forums Related Discussions 37 14,495 05-04-2016, 06:27 AM
  Thread: Josuah 'sshbio' Demangeon
Post: RE: Josuah 'sshbio' Demangeon

Wow this is pretty cool, good to have you sshbio.
kirby 20 7,261 04-04-2016, 07:08 AM
  Thread: Nixers magazine
Post: RE: Nixers magazine

Putting down my name to proof read. Don't think there's much I could write about that couldn't be written by somebody else better.
kirby Community & Forums Related Discussions 37 14,495 03-04-2016, 04:13 PM
  Thread: Hi all (Dworin)
Post: RE: Hi all (Dworin)

(31-03-2016, 10:02 AM)neeasade Wrote: (30-03-2016, 09:13 PM)Wildefyr Wrote: (30-03-2016, 12:16 PM)xero Wrote: Quote:welcome to nixers
kirby 12 3,800 31-03-2016, 11:56 AM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

Hope you guys are ready for eyebleeding and pain because I made a thing [Image: http://vps.iotek.org/~kirby/rossz-clean.png] [Image: http://vps.iotek.org/~kirby/rossz-busy.png] Not actually sure i...
kirby Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 804,743 04-03-2016, 06:07 PM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

wtf guys I was sober when I wrote that I'm just very passionate about Intel sticker's terms of use
kirby Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 120,672 28-02-2016, 10:01 AM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

Guys I'd like you all to be aware you're breaching Intel's terms of service, if you read the page the sticker comes on you may only place it on the machine that has the same CPU the sticker came with,...
kirby Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 120,672 27-02-2016, 05:04 PM
  Thread: Nixers Podcast ideas and talks
Post: RE: Nixers Podcast ideas and talks

I would be happy to take part in it again provided I'm free, though if it's going more 'professional' then I worry I don't know nearly as much as you guys so my contribution might be lacking. Nonethel...
kirby Community & Forums Related Discussions 151 46,200 24-02-2016, 11:46 AM
  Thread: Your Music Collection
Post: RE: Your Music Collection

Man is the ls behavior of putting single quotes around filenames with spaces a new thing? I've only noticed it recently (though I am on Debian sid), confused the hell out of me at first.
kirby Off topic 43 23,017 20-02-2016, 10:28 PM
  Thread: Post your website
Post: RE: Post your website

(17-02-2016, 12:51 AM)Wildefyr Wrote: wildefyr.net Been working on this for the past day or so and playing around with nginx config options. Still lots of stuff to do though sadly, Looks great, rea...
kirby The WWW 123 58,830 17-02-2016, 08:19 AM
  Thread: Raspberry Pi <3
Post: RE: Raspberry Pi <3

Currently using a Model B (512MB RAM), I have a 2B but haven't bothered setting it up, I think it suffers from the same issue. I'm looking to go a bit more expensive because the Raspberry simply isn't...
kirby Other Embedded Platforms and Hardware Hacking 63 29,056 15-02-2016, 08:04 AM
  Thread: Raspberry Pi <3
Post: RE: Raspberry Pi <3

Hey guys, quick question. I have a server running on an RPi that has two main jobs. Firstly, it host an incredibly simple website that is just a bunch of file indexing with University textbooks for m...
kirby Other Embedded Platforms and Hardware Hacking 63 29,056 14-02-2016, 06:51 PM
  Thread: How old are you?
Post: RE: How old are you?

(12-02-2016, 05:26 PM)Wildefyr Wrote: 20! I also think I am the only brit around? Not sure. Fellow UK man here! I'm 19 now.
kirby Off topic 121 38,111 13-02-2016, 04:40 PM
  Thread: Hello nixers
Post: RE: Hello nixers

Welcome to Nixers! I'm looking to get into security too (got an internship over the summer), would be interesting to discuss it with you some time. Be sure to hop on the irc! :)
kirby 16 4,687 04-02-2016, 08:22 AM
  Thread: What are you working on?
Post: RE: What are you working on?

(29-01-2016, 11:56 PM)ninjacharlie Wrote: Working on a lisp interpreter because I think CLISPs verbosity is crap. Chicken-scheme is better, but also isn't as terse as I'd like (think C stdlib). Work...
kirby Programming On Unix 343 119,435 30-01-2016, 07:37 PM
  Thread: FOSDEM 2016
Post: RE: FOSDEM 2016

I can't make it anymore :(
kirby Community & Forums Related Discussions 10 3,125 11-01-2016, 01:17 PM
  Thread: :-D
Post: RE: :-D

Welcome! Linux and this side of computing is a vast world, try and find something you like and hop in, any of us would be happy to help in any endeavors I'm sure. If you haven't already, hop onto the...
kirby 8 2,847 05-01-2016, 05:54 PM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

A trackball is stationary so my hand doesn't move anywhere. As long as there's enough room for my hand it's fine. Not to mention the desk is so small I don't really have a choice.
kirby Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 120,672 05-01-2016, 08:59 AM
  Thread: Battlestations!
Post: RE: Battlestations!

Moved into a shared house in September, so I should post an update. This one includes my "horrible DVDs from Poundland" collection: [Image: http://i.imgur.com/8Y2x7sK.jpg][Image: http://i.imgur.com/j...
kirby Desktop Customization & Workflow 256 120,672 04-01-2016, 08:32 PM
  Thread: A user for only one program
Post: RE: A user for only one program

It's a bit hard to work out exactly what you want without knowing what the program does, but could you somehow transform it into a simple API? Securing from unwanted users can be done with an access k...
kirby Security & Cryptography 5 2,696 30-12-2015, 04:10 PM
  Thread: Your Latest Workflow Improvement
Post: RE: Your latest workflow improvement

Contrary to the above, I've had the same basic setup (dwm, 1 'primary' colour on a complementary grey, 1px-wide borders) for a good few years now and the exact colourscheme for at least one year. When...
kirby Desktop Customization & Workflow 149 60,763 28-12-2015, 09:28 AM
  Thread: Merry Christmas!
Post: RE: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas all! Have a good one.
kirby Off topic 4 1,884 25-12-2015, 03:02 PM
  Thread: Unix screen-shots thread!
Post: RE: Unix screen-shots thread!

(15-12-2015, 08:54 AM)Houseoftea Wrote: http://i.imgur.com/VqIbkt4.png Simple and ugly. What I'm best at. Posted this on reddit like yesterday but I felt it should also go here. Really like this, a...
kirby Desktop Customization & Workflow 1,687 804,743 16-12-2015, 11:03 AM
  Thread: FOSDEM 2016
Post: FOSDEM 2016

Hi all, I was just wondering if anybody is planning on going to next year's FOSDEM? I'm strongly considering it as a few friends from university are going, it'd be cool to see some of you guys there a...
kirby Community & Forums Related Discussions 10 3,125 07-12-2015, 11:28 AM
  Thread: Memes?
Post: RE: Memes?

Perl is great don't let these scrubs hold you down. Welcome to Nixers!
kirby 11 3,373 03-12-2015, 03:02 PM