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3 Open Source Password Managers

Keep your data and accounts safe by using a secure open source password manager to store unique, complex passwords.

Maintaining complex, unique passwords for each site and service you use is among the most common pieces of advice that security professionals provide to the public every year.

Yet no matter …

android development

Android devs

Install JAVA

yum install java-1.8.0-openjdk java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel

Install SDK Tools:

Download the sdk-tools zip from here

mkdir /opt/android
cd /opt/android

The sdk should go under /opt/android/tools

unzip sdk-tools.zip
sudo chmod a+x $(sudo find . -type f -executable )

Create a …

Building Signed APKs

Building signed APK's for Android is easy if you know what you are doing.

This article goes over the preparation steps and the additional build instructions needed to created signed APKs.

Preparation

First you need to have a keystore. Use this command:

#!/bin/bash
keystore_file="my_key_store.keystore"
key_name="john_doe"
secret …

Archiving DVDs and CDs

Since now I have a Android TV I put away my HTPC and with that the capability to view DVDs or listen CDs directly.

So I converted my entire CD and DVD library to media files and stored in my home NAS.

Since we are talking hundreds of DVDs and …

Programming 2016

Programming 2016

  1. GWT and GWT on Mobile and Java servlets
  2. Generate Excel http://www.gwtproject.org/overview.html http://www.m-gwt.com/

Java based:


Programming 2015

  • Cross-Platform: Linux, Windows, Android, iOS, WebApp?
  • Run-Time: >100MB …

dev notes 2014

Replacment for Make and Autoconf: MakeMe

(If you don't have root but have Android 4+ you can use the command-line program adb from the Android SDK platform tools to make backups via a desktop computer)

chromebook ides

Dev Tools

Alternative languages:

  • D : better than C, but not over-the-top like C …

My Must Have Android Apps

This is a list of my favorite Android Apps:

Essentials

  • Barcode Scanner - Play Store F-Droid
  • Ghost Commander - F-Droid
  • F-Droid Alternative Application Manager. Usually Open source stuff with significantly less crap ware and ads.

Productivity

Yealink W52P

Yealink W52P

phone

So I was looking to replace my analog cordless phones mainly because I wanted to have a centralized way to maintain phonebooks. Right now I have two cordless phone that I have to manually enter phonebook entries on the two handsets independently.

Initially I was thinking of getting …