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one ring to bind them, one line to find them

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Dec 072012
 
one ring to bind them, one line to find them

I guess if you import enough libraries just about anything can be made into a one liner… if you have imported BeautifulSoup, re, requests, and sys, in python3 you can simply do: print(re.sub(r’^.*imgurl=([^&]+)&.*$’, r’\1′, str(BeautifulSoup(requests.get("http://images.google.com/search?num=50&hl=en&safe=off&site=&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1744&bih=1279&q=%s&oq=" % sys.argv[1]).text).find(href=re.compile("imgurl"))))) To find the first hit on a google image search with argv[1]. Google will probably change their URL images later today and it’ll stop working, but I wanted this for a random […]

avctpasswd

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Nov 112012
 

Since I didn’t find it anywhere else… Avocent, who makes a heck of a lot of BMCs, and at times (like with Dell’s iDRAC, at least version 6) keeps encrypted passwords in (well, quite possible/probable OEM dependent) “/flash/data0/etc/avctpasswd” (don’t be fooled by the /etc/passwd file) using SHA1 hashed passwords converted into Base64. I surmise this file is used to protect the real passwords that are stored in clear text […]

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