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Monthly Archives: April 2014


Directly mount disk in virtualbox vm

At some point I came across the need to use a Linux VirtualBox VM to dd to SD card inserted into my mac. You might need this to dd an image of an OS or just access the disk directly for what ever reason maybe


Patch OpenSSL “heartbleed” vulnerability for Ubuntu

To update and secure Ubuntu against the latest vulnerability effecting OpenSSL (see vulnerable versions below) you can either update the entire OS or do the following (If you have packages you don’t want to update just yet). OpenSSL 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f (inclusive) are vulnerable OpenSSL