Linux Distributions for forensics investigation: my own list

A shortlist of six distribution…guess my favorite! During a digital forensics analysis, a lot of different tools can be used, and it could be useful use a dedicated linux distribution with all tools already installed and configured. Here a brief list of my choises. Computer Aided Investigative Environment (CAINE) CAINE offers a complete forensic environment…

BaTbot: Telegram Bot written in bash script

Can i manage my home-server using Telegram? batbot.sh is a bash Telegram Bot developed by Andrea Menin. It can reply to user messages, execute commands, and others cool features. Usage ./botbat.sh [-t “<token>”] [-c <seconds>] ./botbat.sh -h -t Set Telegram Bot Token (see https://core.telegram.org/bots/api) -c Check for new messages every (n) seconds Usage examples [“/hello”]=”echo…

How to modify laptop’s screen brightness from a bash script

Using a direct access to /sys/class/backlight My Debian laptop is configured with a very minimal setup, using i3 as window manager and without any graphical tool for system management. To manage the screen brightness i choosed not using a specific command line tool: i use the script below that directly access to the backlight handler…

How to upgrade from Debian 8 “Jessie” to Debian 9 “Stretch”

Simple, with 5 commands! Finally, Debian 9 “Stretch” was released in the “stable” branch! A lot of upgrades, especially in kernel, glibc and other base packages. Some info from the official wiki (also see the official stretch release notes.): New features Linux kernel series 4.9, GNU libc 2.24. Desktop environments: GNOME 3.22, KDE Plasma 5.8,…