Monthly Archives: October 2014

Linux AD authentication with transitive trusts…

My big accomplishment for the day was getting Linux authentication working through an Active Directory one-way transitive trust with winbind and kerberos…
Yeah, nobody at work had any idea what I was talking about either. They just heard my maniacal laugh as I ran out of the building…

Interesting Article on Cloud Migrations

Python SSL Analyzer

Good Article on Docker and Windows

Browser Test Page for Poodle Vulnerability


Reference for configuring xorg-edgers ppa for NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu

Possible fix for Chrome/Pepperflash/Shockwave crashes on Linux

Found at

## download stable to /tmp/chrome
mkdir -p /tmp/chrome
cd /tmp/chrome

## split out the archive
ar vx google-chrome-stable_37.0.2062.94-1_amd64.deb

## extract data
tar --lzma -xvf data.tar.lzma

## copy & manifest.json to /opt/chrome
cp opt/google/chrome/PepperFlash/* /opt/google/chrome/PepperFlash/

# open chrome and test...

You may want to keep a copy of & manifest.json  around to replace upgraded versions with until this is fixed. Be sure that you enable click-to-play to help prevent malicious flash programs.