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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #75 on: May 24, 2019, 01:53 PM »
it's more a matter of asking that people make clear their relationship to software they post about, if any.  and trying to not have duplicate posts.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #76 on: May 24, 2019, 03:28 PM »
If you're related, we can move the posts to the correct area.  If not, and you're just enthusiastic about them, that's fine too!  We're just asking for reference- not that you did anything wrong!

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #77 on: June 11, 2019, 03:46 PM »
Drill - a desktop file search utility that uses clever crawling instead of indexing:
https://www.drill.santamorena.me

gosearch is an attempt to create the Windows file search tool Everything for Linux 5.1+, written in Go:
https://github.com/ozeidan/gosearch/

Hat.sh is an app that provides secure client side file encryption using the AES-GCM algorithm. It's fast, secure and Serverless, the app never uploads the files to the server. It encrypts any type of files at any size within seconds:
https://hat.sh

WindowGrid is a modern window management program:
http://windowgrid.net/

mailgo - a different mailto: more possibilities, less spam:
https://github.com/manzinello/mailgo

The Dissenter web browser is built for The People, not advertisers. Block Big Tech ads and trackers by default. Discover a comment section on every URL online:
https://dissenter.com

Piping-server - streaming data transfer server over HTTP/HTTPS:
https://github.com/nwtgck/piping-server

Tusk - refined Evernote desktop app:
https://klaussinani.github.io/tusk

HTTP View free - intercept HTTP(S) with one click, explore & examine traffic up close, and discover exactly what your code is sending:
https://httptoolkit.tech
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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #78 on: June 11, 2019, 10:00 PM »
Note: Comment section on Dissenter is built on Gab.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #79 on: June 12, 2019, 12:08 PM »
pe-sieve - scans a given process. Recognizes and dumps a variety of potentially malicious implants (replaced/injected PEs, shellcodes, hooks, in-memory patches):
https://github.com/hasherezade/pe-sieve

fibridge - access huge files in the user's browser externally over HTTP (Linux):
https://github.com/a...an/fibridge-proxy-rs
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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #80 on: June 18, 2019, 10:38 PM »
testssl.sh is a free command line tool which checks a server's service on any port for the support of TLS/SSL ciphers, protocols as well as recent cryptographic flaws and more (Linux):
https://testssl.sh

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #81 on: June 19, 2019, 06:43 AM »
Only got one that I've been using extensively hear lately: Nartec IIS Crypto

In spite of the name, it's not just for IIS, it's for any Windows computer that you want to get control of the SSL/TLS protocol versions for. Simple clean interface lets you disable or reenable any of the security protocols that are being exploited in the wild.

Why reenable the problem protocols?? ...Sometimes they are required for older (mission critical) software that has to be used (i.e. MSSQL 2005 requires TLS1.0).

IIS Crypto distinguishes between client and server side and easily allows you to turn on/off needed or needed rid of older security protocols.

Oh Yeah … And it's free!

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #82 on: June 19, 2019, 09:34 AM »
lama.sh is a simple HTTP server that serves files, directories and verbosely logs requests (Linux):
https://lama.sh

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #83 on: June 19, 2019, 11:53 AM »
rga is a line-oriented search tool that allows you to look for a regex in a multitude of file types. rga wraps the awesome ripgrep and enables it to search in pdf, docx, sqlite, jpg, movie subtitles (mkv, mp4), etc.:
https://github.com/phiresky/ripgrep-all

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #84 on: June 19, 2019, 12:03 PM »
wkhtmltopdf and wkhtmltoimage are open source command line tools to render HTML into PDF and various image formats using the Qt WebKit rendering engine. These run entirely "headless" and do not require a display or display service:
https://wkhtmltopdf.org

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #85 on: June 19, 2019, 05:24 PM »
Only got one that I've been using extensively hear lately: Nartec IIS Crypto
wkhtmltopdf and wkhtmltoimage are open source command line tools to render HTML into PDF and various image formats using the Qt WebKit rendering engine. These run entirely "headless" and do not require a display or display service

Thumbs up to both of these. Like Stoic I have been using IISCrypto a lot recently (and yes, using best practice for protocol disabling breaks old things that the security consultants don't bother to think of). I've also set up several tasks using the wkhtml programs to save historical data for comparison.
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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #86 on: August 25, 2019, 06:22 PM »
Ransomware Defender - a Windows Logon/Startup/Scheduled Task Script for Ransomware Detection&Early-Warning:
https://github.com/z.../Ransomware_Defender

Monolith - a data hoarder's dream come true: bundle any web page into a single HTML file:
https://github.com/Y2Z/monolith

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #87 on: August 26, 2019, 05:12 AM »
Monolith - a data hoarder's dream come true: bundle any web page into a single HTML file:
https://github.com/Y2Z/monolith
This one seems for Linux only. Any similar for Windows available ?

Regards,

Anand

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #88 on: August 26, 2019, 05:28 AM »
Elyse - tag based file manager. Free version has a limit of 30 tags. Full version is only $10. This is great for image collections. Kind of like a poor man's Extensis Portfolio 8.

Xenu Link Sleuth - For finding dead links on websites. (this has been around for a long time, and still works great)

Black Timer - Desktop timer for freelancers that integrates with Freshbooks. Used to be shareware but is now free.

eM Client -Desktop e-mail & calendar software (Outlook/Thunderbird replacement). Freeware for 1 or 2 e-mail addresses. (more than that requires paid version) It has the only free calendar software I could find that marks multi-day events correctly, with the colored line connecting them all the way across, properly aligned. You can use it for free, for just for a local calendar, without syncing with an e-mail address. Just skip all the e-mail setup stuff.


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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #89 on: August 26, 2019, 05:35 AM »
This one seems for Linux only. Any similar for Windows available ?

I am still waiting for someone to come up with "LINE" and "MINE"...kind of like WINE, but for running Linux and Mac apps on Windows.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #90 on: August 26, 2019, 08:49 AM »
This one seems for Linux only. Any similar for Windows available ?

I am still waiting for someone to come up with "LINE" and "MINE"...kind of like WINE, but for running Linux and Mac apps on Windows.

Well they have LINE, it just hasn't been updated in a couple of years and won't work with 64-bit yet.  I wish that it would be updated...  http://www.colinux.org/

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #91 on: August 26, 2019, 11:05 AM »
Well they have LINE, it just hasn't been updated in a couple of years and won't work with 64-bit yet.  I wish that it would be updated...  http://www.colinux.org/

Way back in the day, I ran Portable Ubuntu Remix on XP, as my first Linux experience. That had some weird clipboard issues that drove me nuts. I had mouser's Clipboard Help & Spell installed, too, and the beep when something was copied to the clipboard kept going off for seemingly no reason, about ever 20 seconds, whenever PUR was running, and I could never copy anything to the clipboard long enough to get it pasted to anywhere else, not from Windows or Ubuntu apps. That clipboard insanity was what drove me to using Wubi.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #92 on: August 26, 2019, 11:08 PM »
Well they have LINE, it just hasn't been updated in a couple of years and won't work with 64-bit yet.  I wish that it would be updated...  http://www.colinux.org/

A real shame that it was never ported to 64-bit. I had pretty good experiences with Portable Ubuntu Remix. But as colinux is only capable of running 32-bit editions of Linux and (as far as I know) Ubuntu doesn't bring out 32-bit versions of their OS anymore. Although migrating it from the 2008 version of Ubuntu till the most current one would be a chore, I would give that a go.

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« Reply #93 on: August 27, 2019, 03:32 PM »
Monolith - a data hoarder's dream come true: bundle any web page into a single HTML file:
https://github.com/Y2Z/monolith
This one seems for Linux only. Any similar for Windows available ?

It's written in Rust, you can install and compile on Windows (or even compile it under WSL - Windows Subsystem for Linux) ... try the attached.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #94 on: August 28, 2019, 12:22 PM »
Monolith - a data hoarder's dream come true: bundle any web page into a single HTML file:
https://github.com/Y2Z/monolith
This one seems for Linux only. Any similar for Windows available ?

It's written in Rust, you can install and compile on Windows (or even compile it under WSL - Windows Subsystem for Linux) ... try the attached.

Wow ! Great !! Thanks a lot  :Thmbsup:

Regards,

Anand

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« Reply #95 on: September 05, 2019, 12:32 PM »
Violentmonkey provides userscripts support for browsers:
https://violentmonkey.github.io

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« Reply #96 on: September 06, 2019, 12:12 AM »
Dashob - a web browser with variable size web tiles to see multiple websites on a board and run it as a presentation:
https://dashob.com

privacyIDEA is a modular authentication server that can be used to enhance the security of your existing applications like local login, VPN, remote access, SSH connections, access to web sites or web portals with two factor authentication:
https://www.privacyidea.org

Rsync time backup offers Time Machine-style backup:
https://github.com/l...22/rsync-time-backup

BeGoneAds is a script that puts some popular hosts file lists into the systems hosts file as a adblocker measure:
https://github.com/anned20/begoneads

Mathics - a free, light-weight alternative to Mathematica:
https://mathics.github.io

Hivecode free tracks if somebody else is using your sensitive data:
https://hivecode.io
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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #97 on: September 21, 2019, 09:53 AM »
texter from lifehacker my personal favorite text expander, written in AHK
Regards

Lifehacker has changed a lot since then, so there is no "Texter Installer 0.6.exe" file any more. Do you have a copy (or newer) that I can have a copy of, please? I believe it's small enough to be uploaded here.


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« Reply #98 on: September 21, 2019, 01:47 PM »
texter from lifehacker my personal favorite text expander, written in AHK
Regards

Lifehacker has changed a lot since then, so there is no "Texter Installer 0.6.exe" file any more. Do you have a copy (or newer) that I can have a copy of, please? I believe it's small enough to be uploaded here.



https://lmgtfy.com/?...xter+from+lifehacker

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« Reply #99 on: September 22, 2019, 01:31 AM »
I found the Texter page in Wayback:
http://web.archive.org/web/20190207163021/https://lifehacker.com/lifehacker-code-texter-windows-238306
 - but the v0.6 download doesn't seem to work (endless wait; presumably not captured)

However, I did find this:
https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/OS-Enhancements/LH-Texter.shtml
Is it a continuation of the same thing as discussed above?
I only briefly looked around, but it seems to be OpenSource{?}, so presumably it's been under some continuing development.
There's apparently a Windows installer and a portable version.
I was tempted to try it out...
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