Linux Can Get Viruses Too (Apparently) or: How I Learned To Clean An Infected WordPress Install

I’ve been having a hell of a time combating my web server that this site runs on. It was first hit by some DDOSing, then someone exploited Revolution Slider which I had on another domain hosted on the same box. I ended up going through line by line in my themes and custom plugins looking for anything that could mess with the site. Continue reading Linux Can Get Viruses Too (Apparently) or: How I Learned To Clean An Infected WordPress Install

Visual Voicemail for iPhone with Google Voice

I got an iPhone recently and I noticed a lot of users raving about the visual voicemail functionality. If you’re on a prepaid carrier like I am (net10/Straight Talk), you don’t get this functionality. Luckily we can fake it with Google Voice and conditional call forwarding.

I used to use Google Voice back when I had my Nexus S on Sprint and could do carrier integration. Sadly those days are passed, but I still kept my Google Voice number. I think I can still port my phone’s number over, but I’m not wildly excited about putting all my calling eggs in one basket, especially since Google Voice has been pretty abandoned for a while. It works great for voicemail though!

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Convert FLAC library to ALAC for easy iTunes syncing

I have a good size FLAC library that I mainly play using Subsonic or Kodi. In the car, however, I use an iPod Classic that interfaces with the stereo. It’s kind of a pain to manually go through and convert everything by hand and make the artwork match. I made a bash script to run on my NAS running Ubuntu to take care of this for me.

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