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10 million passwords

February 10, 2015 Leave a comment

Do you want 10 million username/password combinations? Strictly for research purposes, of course. If yes, then check out this blog post. Magnet link at the bottom.

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2014 in review

December 30, 2014 Leave a comment

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here's an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 150,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

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visit freenode IRC channels in your browser

December 23, 2014 Leave a comment
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StackOverflow: 2,000 points

December 6, 2014 4 comments

Today I have exactly 2,000 points on Stack Overflow. How awesome that is! :)


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Remarkable: a nice markdown editor with live preview

December 3, 2014 1 comment

At last a cool markdown editor with live preview. Check it out here:


I read about it here:

Open .md files with Midnight Commander

# markdown
    Open=remarkable %f 1>/dev/null 2>&1 &
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command-line currency converter

November 19, 2014 Leave a comment

Qalculate! is a multi-purpose desktop calculator for GNU/Linux (now ported to Mac). It is small and simple to use but with much power and versatility underneath. Features include customizable functions, units, arbitrary precision, plotting, and a user-friendly interface (KDE or GTK+).” (source)

The software has a command-line interface too that you can start with the command “qalc“. You can do all kinds of fancy math calculations with it, but this time I’m interested in currency conversions. Qalc supports it too:

$ qalc
You need the download exchange rates to be able to convert between different currencies.
You can later get current exchange rates with the "exchange rates" command.
Do you want to fetch exchange rates now from the Internet (default yes)? yes
> 50000 USD to HUF

  50000 * dollar = approx. HUF 12157958

>  USD to HUF

  dollar = approx. HUF 243.15915




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