Category: Mac and Apple stuff

Vagrant up errors on install on Mac OS X

Instead of MAMP I use Vagrant to set up my virtualhosts locally. That way you can emulate your webserver's setup. To configure my Vagrant virtual machine I use PuPHPet. You need to have VirtualBox installed for this. After downloading the  PuPHPet configuration manifest you need to start up the virtual box. You do this by executing … Continue reading Vagrant up errors on install on Mac OS X

Email harvesting of a domain using Linux Backtrack

Email harvesting of a domain using Linux Backtrack

A while ago I wanted to scan which email addresses can be found by spambots because that domain received a lot of spam. You can prevent users from capturing your email addresses from your website by encrypting the characters with html or javascript. This tools can encrypt your email address with javascript http://hivelogic.com/enkoder/ and this website http://www.wbwip.com/wbw/emailencoder.html does this … Continue reading Email harvesting of a domain using Linux Backtrack

Show the signal strength of your iphone instead of the default signal strength bars

Show the signal strength of your iphone instead of the default signal strength bars

By just going through these steps you'll be able to see your signal reception of your iPhone in decibels (dBm). Normally the value should be between -60 and -90 dBm. Where I live the strength is only -95.  First you need to dial *3001#12345#* and press call. Now you'll enter "Field test mode". When you press … Continue reading Show the signal strength of your iphone instead of the default signal strength bars

Some useful terminal shortcuts for mac

Jump to Beginning of Line – Control+A Jump to End of Line – Control+E Go to Next Line – Control+N Go to Previous Line – Control+P Delete Previous Word – Control+W Delete Line from Cursor to Beginning – Control+U Delete Line from Cursor to End – Control+K