LATHAMA
Andrew Latham aka lathama, gringo malvado

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I am Andrew "lathama" Latham and also go by the name "Gringo Malvado" in some areas of the world.

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Using BASH to manage Bridged VLANs on Debian

Script to manage VLANS, need to put this on GITHUB or something #!/bin/bash clear addvlanbridge () { clear echo echo "What interface to use? [eth0]" read interface if [[ -z ${interface} ]]; then int…


Layout Changes with Mediawiki

Mediawiki hacking to make it self editable Good documentation sometimes needs good style. Mediawiki (what powers wikipedia.org) is a great solution. Along with private SSL you can have a secure but fast documentation…


Moving large Sparse files

Sparse files are handy but at times difficult to work with. When you need to move large sparse files across the network there are many issues related to support of this new FS method. Sparse files are files that sa…


Web Comics

Some links to online required reading...  There are some  gamers  down at the  arcade  using some  questionable  language like $% xkcd *@#. These support  technicia…


Deleting massive amounts of spam from Postfix queue

Cleaning up a postfix mail queue is both dangerous and important when situations require it. There will come a time when every admin needs to preform magic. This is some magic to remove emails from a Postfix queue wh…


Removing Microsoft end of line characters

Developers on various platforms can often unknowingly introduce encoding issues on files. Here is a solution to one problem. Simple one liner to remove all ^M line returns from files in a directory. I use this on an …