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Simple CGI Web App Testing setup with Python-CGI and NGINX/uWSGI 

This week I needed to set up a very simple web app. I’ve ended up looking at Python to wire up some cgi scripting to an otherwise static html/js “website”. For the #poc I installed the Debian network install ISO into a virtual box VM… Installing NGINX… apt-get install nginx service nginx status service nginx… Continue reading Simple CGI Web App Testing setup with Python-CGI and NGINX/uWSGI 

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root user password recovery / resetting on Debian/GNU based linux systems

I have had need for this more often than I would like of late, it is a nice and quick way to reset the root password if you can’t remember, or the person who had it isn’t around any more. You need access to the actual console of course, physical access or a remote KVM.… Continue reading root user password recovery / resetting on Debian/GNU based linux systems