PDFYeah: Online Cloud-Based PDF Converter

We discovered a new free online PDF converter that allows you to quickly convert files to and from PDF online, from your web browser. It offers 27 free online PDF tools that can be used to compress PDF documents, convert images to PDF (and vice versa), convert files (i.e TXT, RTF, DOC, XLS, ODT) to […]

Create a SOCKS 5 Proxy on Top of a SSH Tunnel on Linux

Just get a cheap VPS from DigitalOcean or any other company. Then login as root to the VPS and type: ssh -N -C -q -D VPS_IP:SOCKS5_PORT -p SSH_PORT localhostssh -N -C -q -D VPS_IP:SOCKS5_PORT -p SSH_PORT localhost Here is an example: ssh -N -C -q -D -p 22 localhostssh -N -C -q -D […]

Estimate Number of Visitors and Pageviews of any Website

Need to find out how much traffic and pageviews a website gets? You can estimate the number of visitors and pageviews of other websites using free web tools. You may find these details useful if you want to analyze your competitors, if you need to buy a website or if you want to monitor how […]

VMware USB Arbitration Service Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified

If you get this error message related to VMware USB Arbitration Service: Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified You need to install hcmon: 1) Run Command Prompt (cmd.exe) as Administrator 2) Type this command to install hcmon: "C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vnetlib64.exe" — install hcmon"C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vnetlib64.exe" — install hcmon 3) Then […]

Integrate Disqus on WordPress programmatically

To integrate Disqus programmatically on WordPress single.php just set: var disqus_config = function () { this.page.url = ‘<?php echo get_permalink(); ?>’; // Replace PAGE_URL with your page’s canonical URL variable this.page.identifier = ‘<?php echo intval(get_the_ID()); ?>’; // Replace PAGE_IDENTIFIER with your page’s unique identifier variable };var disqus_config = function () { this.page.url = ‘<?php echo […]

Disable Compression when Encrypting with GNU GPG

By default GPG uses RFC1950 compression when encrypting a file. Use “–compress-algo none” to disable compression on GPG: /usr/bin/gpg –trust-model always –encrypt –compress-algo none –recipient ‘YOUR KEY NAME HERE’ file.tar/usr/bin/gpg –trust-model always –encrypt –compress-algo none –recipient ‘YOUR KEY NAME HERE’ file.tar To run the command in background use: nohup /usr/bin/gpg –trust-model always –encrypt –compress-algo none […]

Minify & Compress CSS with online tools

Compressing CSS code will help you speed-up the loading of your web pages and will also increase your Google page speed score, thus improving your overall SEO rank. Here are a few online tools useful to minify/compress CSS code: CSSReducer.com The best online tool to minify CSS online: https://www.cssreducer.com/ Read also: Unminify CSS and Javascript […]

SMS messages from 1-410-200-500 are a scam

There is a new wave of fraudulent SMS sent from 1-410-200-500 to users located mainly in India, USA and EU. The fraudulent SMS messages contain a malicious URL that redirects users to a fraudulent website used to steal your personal information and credit card, make sure you never click on the link and do not […]

“Google FREE Apple iPhone X Visitor Browser Opinion Survey” Scam

If you got an email with a subject like “Google FREE Apple iPhone X Visitor Browser Opinion” beware that it is a scam! Do not participate in the survey, it is a fraudulent website that push you to purchase other products so the online scammers are paid for each purchase you make. This is the […]

Linux Client Tools that Support TLS (GnuTLS, OpenSSL, Socat, Ncat, Telnet-SSL)

Here are some Linux tools that support TLS/SSL connection: 1) GnuTLS has a TLS client tool on Linux, example: gnutls-cli imap.server.com -p 993gnutls-cli imap.server.com -p 993 * Use -s for STARTTLS 2) OpenSSL supports TLS via s_client option, example: openssl s_client -connect imap.server.com:993openssl s_client -connect imap.server.com:993 * Use -starttls imap or -starttls smtp for STARTTLS […]