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How to clone VMWare Player GuestOS

Unlike Virtualbox, there is no easy way to clone the GuestOS of VMWare VM. These are the steps to perform to get a clone of desire VM. Copy/Paste the entire folder of VM you want to clone to another instance. E.g. Copy all the files from Windows 8 x64 to a new folder,let say windows 8 Clone. Replace all file names with Windows 8 x64 to windows 8 Clone. E.g file name of Windows 8 x64.vmdk to Windows 8 Clone.vmdk and so on. Edit .vmx and .vmxf file with preferred text editor and replace all occurrences of Windows 8 x64 with Windows 8 Clone. Now open VMWare Player and play the new c...

How to add XFCE custom application launcher

Now, my choice of desktop environment for Linux production machine is xfce. I am stuck at making new custom launcher because it is missing in my whisker menu somehow. For guys who having same problem, this is the command to get create launcher wizard for xfce. $ gksu -l 'exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new /usr/share/applications/'

MySQL Socket error on *nix OS

I was having a problem accessing mysql from terminal and get this error. Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' After spending about 30 mins, I found out that the error comes from configuration of MySQL and there is no socket file on the default file location. To solve this,follow these steps. #1.look for socket file $ find /opt/lampp -name "*.sock" #output /opt/lampp/var/mysql/mysql.sock #2.edit the configuration file with your favorite editor $ sudo gedit /etc/mysql/my.cnf #3.replace all socket location with the output from previous command. ...

Summer,Fahrenheit 451 & Hometown

Starts from next week,it is a new year for some of South east asian countries including my land. I am going back to my hometown and plan to enjoy quality time with my family. Aparts from that, I planned to do some reading,one light reading & one heavy reading.The two books I will try to read this holiday. Both of them are aged and almost the same age with me. Fahrenheit 451 & A method of Programming Both of them gives me impression in different way. I want to find out that the author imagination of the future meets with current situation. The author of second book is well known in...

Control the distractions with Pomodoro Technique

Most people encounters distractions while working or studying,especially for people who are working with computer. Sometimes, it seems like infeasible to control yourself from unproductive time-consuming behaviors. A lots of ‘ Oops,I should head back to work instead of facebooking or never-ending tweeting.’ One life hack I found out is called Pomodoro Technique. It’s a simple time management technique which is easy to understand and follow. To master it,it may takes a week or so. I am exercising that technique with a help of a chrome plugin called Strict Workflow. It is at least working f...

Zeal Linux Document Browser

I just found out that there is a document browser called Zeal which is inspired by Dash for MacOS. You can save dozens of reference documents into your machine for offline browsing. You can install to your ubunut machine by adding these ppas: //QT5 dependencies && zeal ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jerzy-kozera/zeal-ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install zeal

Online Learning

I beleive there is a future for free education. Sooner or later, people don’t need to go to university to spend time learning skills and knowledge they needed to. Online learning and education can replace it. Tution fees are expensive and it’s quite an investment for students and their parents. There are several initiatives that is working on learning online to a whole new level. In this blog,I like to list down these sites and talk about it by my opinions. Khan Academy It might be the most popular platform for free online learning. Pros:The website is nice and interactive. It includes s...

Shell Scripting(part I)

There is a shell, there is a way… This is the study notes about bash shell-scripting. In part I, I would like to cover basic commands for starters. Prelude I have a memory shortage condition and this is just to warm up my scripting skills. Don’t expect to explain things. If you have strong imagination,that might works. Some Env Setup alias create shortcut to save your fingers $ alias l='ls' $ alias ll='ls -l' $ alias c='cd' $ alias cc='cd ..' $ set completion-ignore-case On fuck the case-sensitive ’#!/bin/bash’ this ‘#i’ is called shebang. Declares that you are start banging with ba...

Apps for productivity and focus

Nowadays, it is full with distractions, especially for people working with computers like me. You working on one thing and your mind is forcing you to open facebook tab or scroll down new tweets. How to adjust your time management or change your bad habits? I took a help from these tools and it is working. So,the question is what are these tools? Rescuetime It is a tool that tracks how you spend time on your machine and analyzes the productivity. It also has the browser extension and able to analyze the categories of website you are spending time with. Momentum This is a chrome exten...

Browser Architecture and Capability of forensic study on private browsing

Introduction Apparently,I am researching on Digital Forensic topic, specifically in browser forensic. This is the gists of my literature review of browser architecture and private browsing methodology. For Literature review,I started with reading dozen of papers related with digital forensic. I did a summary of what going on with digital forensic field to realize and to make feasibility decision about my research. You can look at the brief presentations at the end of this article. For browser forensic, I need to learn list of topics including file system,file carving, DF data formats, Sql...