Sunday, July 1, 2018

How to determine Ubuntu version via a terminal session

To determine the version of Ubuntu via a terminal session, use the following command:

lsb_release –a


Video editing applications for Windows

Below is a list of video editing applications for Windows.


RiskySPNs is a collection of PowerShell scripts focused on detecting and abusing accounts associated with SPNs (Service Principal Name). This module can assist blue teams to identify potentially risky SPNs as well as red teams to escalate privileges by leveraging Kerberos and Active Directory.


Santa is a binary whitelisting/blacklisting system for macOS. It consists of a kernel extension that monitors for executions, a userland daemon that makes execution decisions based on the contents of a SQLite database, a GUI agent that notifies the user in case of a block decision and a command-line utility for managing the system and synchronizing the database with a server.

Roku hidden menu options

Roku devices have several hidden menu options available.  To display the “Wireless Secret Screen” page (to display Wi-Fi information), use the procedure of:

Press Home five times, Up, Down, Up, Down, Up.

To display the “Platform Secret Screen” page (temperature, CPU speed, IP address, etc.), use the combination of:

Press Home five times, FF, Down, RW, Down, FF.

To display the “Bit Rate Override” page (to select a speed to override the automatic stream selection), use the procedure of:

Press Home five times, RW three times, FF twice.

Additional shortcuts can be found at the link below.


Falkon is a KDE web browser using QtWebEngine rendering engine, previously known as QupZilla. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms.

VMware DRS Entitlement Viewer

VMware DRS Entitlement Viewer is a fling that allows you to get a hierarchical view of vCenter DRS cluster inventory with entitled CPU and memory resources for each resource pool and VM in the cluster.


EarTrumpet is an utility for Windows 10 that includes features like the ability to control classic and modern app volumes individually, a quick switch between default audio devices, and the ability to move apps between playback devices.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Manage startup entries with Windows 10 version 1803

Starting with Windows 10 version 1803, a new option is available under Settings to manage startup entries.  Access Settings –> Apps –> Startup.


OpenSSH included within Windows 10 version 1803

Starting with version 1803, Windows 10 includes an OpenSSH command line utility.  Some other utilities are available as well under the path Windows\System32\OpenSSH.