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Using GoAccess with lighttpd and mod_accesslog

GoAccess is a real-time, ncurses-based web server log analysis tool. It can be used to find a site’s most popular pages, determine during which hours users are most active, list routes that are slow to load, and much more. …

Free Software Contributions in January 2019

I released two new open-source projects this month: service-ident, an ident client for determining which user is listening on a remote TCP port, and hsts_preload.rb, an HSTS preload list and library for Ruby. I also started working on codebot again, which I had discontinued in June 2018. Codebot is a web server and IRC bot for forwarding GitHub webhooks to IRC. Finally, I made a number of changes to existing projects and released oidentd 2.3.2. …

service-ident: Looking up the Remote User Running a Network Service

I’ve just released service-ident, a small program that finds the name of a user accepting TCP/IP connections on a remote host. This only works if the target system is running an Ident server that is not configured to hide this information. …

oidentd 2.3.2 Released

I’m happy to announce the release of oidentd 2.3.2. This is a backward-compatible minor release that includes several bugfixes and improvements. oidentd has also been fuzzed with american fuzzy lop prior to this release. …

Free Software Contributions in December 2018

I made a number of improvements to oidentd this month. This included fixing a bug that was reported to me. I plan to release a new version of oidentd in January. …

Free Software Contributions in November 2018

This November, I started work on a new project which I plan to open-source in the future. I also made a number of small changes to existing projects. …

Free Software Contributions in October 2018

This month I finished work on the oidentd website, which is now live. I also made several changes to oidentd itself, including some minor bugfixes and a number of other improvements. …

Free Software Contributions in September 2018

This month I started work on a new oidentd website, which I plan to publish in October. This involved making significant changes to the site’s theme, designing a new project logo and color palette, and writing over 600 lines of guides and documentation. While this accounted for most of the time I spent working on free software in September, I also made a small number of other contributions. …

Free Software Contributions in August 2018

This month I contributed primarily to Timewarrior, a command-line time tracking application, and to Taskwarrior, a similar application for managing tasks and to-do lists. …

Moving ftp.janikrabe.com to files.janikrabe.com

I recently started redirecting requests for ftp.janikrabe.com to files.janikrabe.com. In this post I’ll address a few questions people have had about this change. …