Posts tagged with : tools

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Bypass firewall rules

At work, they changed a firewall and added a rule to block Youtube. I'm fine with that but some colleagues are quite annoyed by that change. They really want to watch tutorials or kitten on Youtube. What I like about ssh is how it helps you to bypass a lot of things 😉 What a lot of people don't know about ssh is that it include a SOCKS proxy out of the box that you need to configure in your browser to bypass a restriction.
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Smartphones and privacy

Smartphones … they are everywhere ! Almost everyone has one in his pocket and that's not going to stop. More and more institutions use web and mobile apps. Today, even if your company is not in IT, it probably has a team or a department that wil be in charge of the branding online, your web or mobile app. Everything in our world is interconnected and computers are in charge to help you accomplish a lot with the goal to gain in productivity.
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Using Timewarrior With Taskwarrior

Terminals have always been a thing that I loved to use. I spend a lot of times using and tweaking them. i My daily use include a lot of this little programs that help you to improve your productivity. Keybindings and customizations is also one thing that I love about terminals compared to GUI. That's also why I awesomewm. For those who don't know what it is, it's a lightweight tiling window manager like Ion.
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Imagemagick - a swiss army knife for manipulating images

There is a CLI tool I use often to manipulate images, its name is Imagemagick. You can install it with any package management system you have depending of your OS. Imagemagick is also used in a lot of libraries to render images for various purposes. Here is a list of commands I use quite often when I need to edit some images.