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Category: GNU Linux (page 2 of 2)

Installing Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 (Wheezy) on HP EliteBook 8570w

I was FedUp with Fedora Core 17/18 after a day, so I decided to return to my old love: Debian GNU/Linux. It’s been a couple of years, but I’m happy to be back! Just run the netinst installer which will take care of the most.

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Check IP address blacklist status in Bash

Here is a Linux Bash shell script to check whether an IP address is listed in a DNSBL blacklist, or RBL. This is a modified version of a by J65nko posted Bash script to check an IP address reputation status in several blacklists. I’ve added HttpBl as backlist and an API key is required for this list. Using this script in Bash you can quickly test if an IP address is blacklisted.

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