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1522 5 Simple steps to secure TT-RSS reader
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5 Simple steps to secure TT-RSS reader
July 27, 2015 by Anand Leave a Comment
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We recently presented Tiny Tiny RSS to you as a great alternative to Google reader, which is one more way you can extend the functionality of your home server or your hosting space. Hopefully, you already exported your data from Google Reader. In this post, we will show you how to secure TT-RSS reader to prevent unauthorized access. Tiny Tiny RSS is an open source web-based news feed (RSS/Atom) reader and aggregator, designed to allow you to read news from any location, while feeling as close to a real desktop application as possible. As we previously explained, it makes an ideal candidate to replace Google Reader. While there are services like Feedly and Newsblur grabbing the crowd Google Reader, which some of you may prefer, there are a group of people who would like to run a RSS reader on their own server and keep things private. Assuming that you have already installed Tiny Tiny RSS on your alternative to Google reader or hosting space, we will now show you how to secure TT-RSS reader.
Secure TT-RSS Reader
One of the main reasons to move to an RSS aggregator like TT-RSS is maintaining your privacy. So if you do not secure TT-RSS reader well you are not only making your data available public but also making your system vulnerable to potential attacks. Choosing a strong username and password while setting your TT-RSS is the first basic thing that you can do to secure TT-RSS reader. Listed below are few more ways you can increase TT-RSS readerâ€™s security.
1. Rename TT-RSS Folder
One of the first lines of defense is to not use tt-rss in your URL to access your TT-RSS reader. To do this on your hosting account, use a folder name other than tt-rss while installing TT-RSS. On your Linux home server, edit /etc/tt-rss/apache.conf and change the first /tt-rss to something else. An example is shown below.
TT-RSS Rename URL
TT-RSS Rename URL
After making the change, restart your TT-RSS and Apache to apply the changes:
sudo service tt-rss restart
sudo serivce apache2 reload
Your TT-RSS reader is now available through the new URL (example: http://mydomain.com/myreader) only.
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2. Enable SSL
Accessing TT-RSS through http sends all information as unencrypted data. This could mean less privacy due to potential sniffing. The solution is to encrypt the data during transfer, which makes sniffing by hackers harder. To enable and enforce HTTPS access on Linux servers with Apache, install the following run-time libraries:
sudo apt-get install libssl0.9.8 libpam0g openssl
Restart your Apache server as shown above. You should now be able to access your TT-RSS reader with HTTPS. Note that you may have to have a SSL certificate generated. Refer to Apache documentation if you want to generate your own certificate. By default, the system will install self-signed certificates for you. These certificates are likely to raise warnings when you point your browser to the site.
3. Disable Single User Mode
By default the single user mode is already disabled (in /etc/tt-rss/config.php). Enabling single user mode will also disable TT-RSS login system. Therefore, keep the single user mode disabled.
Disable Single User Mode
Disable Single User Mode
A better way to make it a single user system is by limiting the number of registrations to 1 as described below. For whatever reason, you still want to enable single user mode, make sure you implement Apache Authentication method described below.
4. Self Registrations
Self registrations allow a visitor to register themselves, which could reduce TT-RSS security. If your TT-RSS will be for personal use only, then you may want to disable user registration by setting â€śENABLE_REGISTRATIONâ€ť to â€śfalseâ€ť.
TT-RSS Self Registrations
TT-RSS Self Registrations
To further secure TT-RSS Reader, uou may also want to change â€śREG_MAX_USERSâ€ť to â€ś1â€ť to make your account the only account on TT-RSS.
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5. Apache Authentication
Last but not the least, enable Authentication. This is even more important if you have enabled â€śSingle User Modeâ€ť describe above. Every time you access TT-RSS, you will be asked for a username and password as shown in the picture below:
Secure TT-RSS Reader
On your hosting account this equivalent to password protecting a directory, in this case the TT-RSS directory. To do this on your Ubuntu server, you will have to create a .htpasswd file. More information is available in Apache documentation. But the easiest way to achieve this is to use one of the htpasswd generators available online.
After you enter the username and password two code blocks will be generated. Copy the contents of the .htpasswd code block and save it to /etc/apache2/.htpasswd_ttrss. Next, copy the contents of the .htaccess code block and add it to /etc/tt-rss/apache.conf as shown below:
TT-RSS Apache Authentication
TT-RSS Apache Authentication
Save and exit. Restart both TT-RSS and Apache previous shown above. You should be prompted for a password every time you try to access TT-RSS. Some may think that this double authentication method is an extra inconvenience. But I would rather be safe than sorry.
Go ahead, secure Tiny Tiny RSS Reader and enjoy reading articles on your private secure RSS Reader.
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1078 The Modular Synth
A long time ago, in a galaxy far away, before your local music shop was packed with the latest digital synths, even before the early analogue monosynths, if you wanted a synthesizer you had to make it yourself. Modular synthesis is not in itself a different type of synthesis, but refers to the fact that a synth would be built up from individual components (modules) , which would be linked together (patched) in a configuration decided by the person doing the building.
Compared with today's 'plug and play' synths which come with 100's of presets, GM soundsets, etc, this has the obvious disadvantage that 'recalling' a preset can only be done if your synth is patched together in exactly the same way every time and every controller has to be manually set to the same parameter.
However, the big advantage of Modular synthesis, of course, is that, providing you have the right components, you can build practically anything you want, without being constrained by the 'hardwired' configurations of modern factory built synthesizers.
The Pulsar/Scope Modular synth, like any other Modular 'soft synth' brings together the advantages of both Modular synths and modern factory built synths. Modular configurations can be saved as patches for total recall later on, and each patch can contain any number of presets, again for later recall. Furthermore, with a software modular, you can re-use each component as many times as you wish within one patch, you never run out of cables, you don't have to dedicate a whole room to the synth and the modules never suffer from physical damage. What's more, each parameter can be controlled by MIDI so parameter changes can be recorded into your sequencer in real-time.
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What an amazing instrument! The DSI Evolver has the signature "old school" timbre down pat as well as being able to provide digital timbres reminiscent of the Waldorf Q. There's certainly a "rougher" side available as well with all the feedback implementation and controled distortion. Being able to make PM type plucked and blown sounds is just icing on the cake. Dave Smith should be commended for a job well done. Just have a look at the Panel Layout to get a taste of what this beauty can dish out - the controls are pretty much laid out in the form of a signal path graphic. Be sure to visit Dave Smith's Website!
Evolver Sound Examples
There are a lot of demos of the Evolver on the web showcasing the gutsy harsh sounds of this beast so I decided to post demos of some of my own patches as examples of the "softer" more "vintage" side of the Evolver's timbre. I make no apologies for these unpolished recordings - these are merely sound samples ;)
Resonant Plucked Pad
This pad shows some of the rich resonant nature of the filter.
This is a simple analog brass lead patch.
A fun patch with lots of motion made using my "Audio-rate Filter FM" programming tip below.
A nice bland-vanilla pad ^_^
What can I say? I love pads...
For more MP3 demos showing the full gamut of sounds the Evolver and Polyevolver are capable of, please visit the excellent website of Stefan Trippler!
The Definitive Guide to Evolver
This rather in-depth guide to the Evolver goes places and does things a mere manual can't. This labor-of-love was crafted by Anu Kirk and with his kind permission, I am offering this fantastic resource right here in PDF format!
A much smaller version (400K) is here but it dosen't have internal hyperlinks.
Here's a fun repository of programming tips for the Evolver in all its incarnations. Please email me if you would like to add some.
Fingered Wave Sequence
Submitted by Dave Bryce. This brilliant technique has to be heard to be believed! Plus, its one of those cool things unique to the Evolver! This particular tip is so full of detailed information that it gets its own page!
Audio-rate Filter FM
Submitted by James Maier. Use the "Audio Mod" parameter in the Filter section to frequency-modulate the cutoff with the analog oscillator. Add resonance until the filter is just on the edge of oscillation then mod the cutoff with just a little triangle LFO set at a very slow speed. Amazing moving chorusing pad and lead sounds can be made this way.
Fatter Bass/Pad Sounds
Submitted by Mike Peake. Set the same sound in both channels (detuned saws, for instance). With the filters at the 24dB setting, increasing resonance cuts the passband as on the Moog filters. Set Envelope 3 to minimum attack, maximum decay and release, and sustain to maximum. This "creates" an offset, a continuous "on" signal while the keys are gated. Modulate one filters' resonance up (just one), or of the overall resonance level is high, us it to modulate one filters' resonance to its minimum. You get the resonant character plus the size of the non-resonant filter. Use Tri and Sine waves on that side too.
Submitted by James Maier. The Evolver can make many ultra-bright and buzzy sounds due to its extensive feedback and distortion stages but sometimes people miss the subtler side of the beast. For a warmer sound use little or no distortion, close the filter just a bit and turn off the feedback and delay lines. I've managed to get dead-on Prophet5 timbres this way.
Submitted by Mike Peake. Set the envelopes to linear, and use a Mod to modulate AmpEnv All by itself (lin through log responses with positive and negative self-modulation).
This is of course fun on the filter envelopes as well.
More Vintage Character
Submitted by Mike Peake. Oscillator Slop, set at 5, doesn't come close to the Moog and other old-timer movement, so add slight (1 or 2) LFO to pitch modulations, with individual LFOs per oscillator, and a touch of LFO to LFO rate modulation. A tad of Envelope 3 to pitch helps as well.
Don't miss out on the 12dB filter setting
Submitted by Mike Peake. The 24dB setting has much more resonance, but the 12dB setting can sound nice and plucky, and do nice slightly fuzzy pads etc.
DSI Evolver Waveshape Charts
Below are charts I've assembled of the digital waveforms and their spectra as currently used in the DSI Evolver synthesizers. Originally these waves were unique to the SCI ProphetVS vector synth.
I find these waveform/spectra graphics really usefull when programming sounds - maybe you will as well. Pay special attention to the spectra as this info is sometimes much more useful than waveshape in determining actual timbre - even before you hear what the waveform sounds like.
These are designed to be downloaded (right-click & "save target as"), and printed at 300dpi on 8.5" x 11" pages - don't resize these images before printing or you will lose useful detail. Use them as a handy refrence. This information was cobbled together from various scattered sources (with very special thanks to Achim Gratz!).
Any errors or omissions are my own. ^_^
As far as the origin of these waves is concerned, one of the original VS engineers, Chris Meyer, said:
"The original waves for the VS were created three ways - extracting single-cycles from sampled sounds, using a custom additive synthesis program, and using a program Josh (Josh Jeffe, another VS engineer) slapped together called "Hacker" where you could draw the waveshape. These were fed straight from the computer through the filter and VCA of a Pro-One to figure out what they might sound like in a patch. And by the way, no PPG waveforms appear inside the VS - we had access to them, but in the end our consciences got the better of us. We did steal some waveforms from the Korg DW6000, but only by looking at the harmonic drawings on the front panel and trying to imitate them in our additive synthesis program."
Modulation Matrix "Cheat Sheet"
This chart shows all the modulation routing available on the Evolver. This same info is available in the manual but this can be printed on a single sheet of paper as a handy refrence!
These I created just for fun and desktop "beautification" ;)
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761 Midi Software - Synth Zone
MIDI Sequencing SoftwareAnvil Studio Anvil Studio is a MIDI and audio sequencer and is free software for Windows users.
Building Blocks Building Blocks for Windows is a multifunctional MIDI application / modular sequencer, that allows you to build custom controller remapping, LFO's, arpeggiators, autochords, drum and note sequences, echoes etc.
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Jammer - Soundtrek Jammer for Windows provides a 256 Track MIDI sequencer with built in studio musicians. A very useful program for creating arrangements & drum tracks with assistance from the software. Also check the Yahoo Jammer Group.
JUMP A highly streamlined Windows MIDI sequencer, designed to help you compose music
Jazzware - Jazz++ Windows & Linux open source MIDI sequencer with audio support. If you need a MIDI sequencer you really should check it out.
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Mixcraft Windows software that supports MIDI and audio sequencing..
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Music Master Win sequencing & notation package with a full graphic interface for Roland VS880 control & integration.
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Style Enhancer Windows MIDI sequencer based on Performance Modeling technology with powerful and intelligent MIDI-data generation and transformation.
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Sweet Sixteen Midi sequencer package for Windows from Roni Music. And check out the Sweet MIDI arpeggiator for Windows, very cool !!
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Midi SoftwareAudible Oddities - Twerk's Tools Audible Oddities is an audio mastering business and Shawn Hatfield also provides some free music composition tools for the Mac featuring sequencing control and algorithmic music generation. Burnt Toast even has a beta version available for Win XP.
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MIDI-OX Win9x/NT midi utility providing sysex handling, diagnostics, filtering & mapping of midi data Streams. All Windows MIDI users should check this out. It is also available from Yamaha UK. Also see MIDI Yoke which allows you to route MIDI between different applications.
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Midi Sequencing Related SitesAtari-MIDI Yahoo Group for Atari computer users to discuss MIDI applications. Also check The Caged Artist Series Page for once commercial MIDI software that is now freeware.
Audio Forums Forums for most major sequencing & digital audio software packages.
Harmony Central Provide an archive of MIDI sequencer and notation applications to download. There is software for all platforms available.
HitSquad Provide links to a number of MIDI sequencers and "tracker" sequencers for Windows, Mac and Linux.
MacMusic.org Macmusic.org have lots of links to Mac specific audio and MIDI sequencing resources. .
Mac OSX MIDI Apps A very useful list of links to Mac OSX MIDI applications with descriptions and direct links to the websites and apps.
Midijoys Freeware Windows program that combines two independent fully programmable joystick controllers, and a Continuous MIDI Controller programmable sliders that can send a wide spectrum of MIDI control parameters.
MidiPlugins.com Links to freeware and commercial MIDI plugins for both Windows and Mac OS9/OSX.
Music-X Amiga University Info on the original Amiga sequencer Music-X including writing sysex protocols. Also see Driptomatic Fairytales for Music-X info and resources. AM/FM also provide disk images containing many Amiga MIDI articles and tools.
Sonic Control Sonic Control provides information and reviews of sequencers for all platforms as well as MIDI hardware.
SourceForge SourceForge provide freeware software for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms and have many MIDI sequencer applications.
Sweetwater Sequencer Forum Sweetwater.com provides forums including one dedicated to MIDI sequencers.
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518 LA MUSIQUE INDUSTRIELLE
QUâ€™EST-CE QUE LA MUSIQUE INDUSTRIELLE ?
Vous trouverez chez les disquaires bien achalandĂ©s un coin rĂ©servĂ© aux albums dâ€™ " indus ", souvent mĂ©langĂ©s au gothique, Ă la cold ou encore aux indĂ©pendants. Les couleurs noire et grise dominent les pochettes et les noms des groupes sont souvent longs et imprononĂ§ables, Ă consonance allemande ou anglaise. Pour continuer dans le clichĂ©, on peut dĂ©crire la musique industrielle comme un style basĂ© sur des percussions mĂ©talliques qui martĂ¨lent, accompagnĂ©es de bruits agressifs souvent dissonants et de voix trafiquĂ©es, criĂ©es plus que chantĂ©es. En fait, lâ€™indus est pour beaucoup une musique suspecte, apprĂ©ciĂ©e par dâ€™Ă©tranges mĂ©lomanes qui nâ€™auraient pas compris que la musique moderne est faite pour distraire, pour danser ou encore adoucir les mĹ“urs.
Peu de gens savent en fait ce quâ€™est lâ€™industriel Ă proprement parler. Pourtant ce style a Ă©tĂ© trĂ¨s productif et une partie de la musique actuelle sâ€™en inspire.
A la base, lâ€™industriel est un mouvement de contestation sociale et artistique. Il rejette le contrĂ´le de la musique populaire par les businessmen, les mĂ©dias et tous les hommes de pouvoir. Son essor est marquĂ© par la crĂ©ation dâ€™Industrial Records, Ă Londres, Ă la fin des annĂ©es 1970 par le groupe Throbbing Gristle. Câ€™est un des premiers labels indĂ©pendants, une entreprise de production et de diffusion de cassettes audio et de 33 tours, qui laisse ses musiciens sâ€™exprimer sans contrainte, ni censure, ni souci de rentabilitĂ©. Il dĂ©veloppe une " stratĂ©gie de guĂ©rilla " contre les major company, ces entreprises qui soumettent la musique populaire aux lois du marchĂ©. Plus gĂ©nĂ©ralement, le mouvement industriel vomit lâ€™industrie des loisirs orchestrĂ©e par les grands mĂ©dias. Il cherche Ă faire rĂ©flĂ©chir sur la propagande et le marketing, sur lâ€™utilisation de lâ€™art et des diverses techniques de communication pour convaincre et dominer. Lâ€™ambition est de crĂ©er une alternative Ă la culture de masse afin de lutter contre lâ€™uniformisation des esprits.
Pape de lâ€™industriel, Genesis P-Orridge (alias Neil Megson) explique quâ€™au dĂ©part le but est de "savoir jusquâ€™oĂą on pouvait mĂ©tamorphoser et coller le son, prĂ©senter des sons complexes et non-divertissants dans une situation de culture populaire, afin de convaincre et de convertir. Nous voulions rĂ©investir la musique rock avec un contenu, une motivation et un risque. "
Apparu en mĂŞme temps que le punk, lâ€™industriel se veut plus radical, plus rĂ©flĂ©chi et surtout plus novateur en matiĂ¨re musicale. Il milite pour lâ€™Ă©clatement des codes musicaux quâ€™ils soient rock, jazz, classique ou pop. Recherchant lâ€™imprĂ©vu, fuyant le formatage, il puise dans diffĂ©rents styles. Par ailleurs, de nouveaux instruments sont incorporĂ©s Ă la musique. Les membres dâ€™EinstĂĽrzende Neubauten utilisent des perceuses, de lâ€™eau, des tĂ´les, ou mĂŞme leurs dents pour produire des sons originaux. DĂ¨s le dĂ©part, les instruments Ă©lectroniques ont Ă©tĂ© privilĂ©giĂ©s : boites Ă rythme, synthĂ©tiseurs et les tout premiers Ă©chantillonneurs (sampleurs), dĂ¨s le dĂ©but des annĂ©es 1980. Ces instruments Ă©lectroniques aidant, lâ€™indus a Ă©tĂ© produit par des non-musiciens et a dĂ©veloppĂ© la rĂ©pĂ©titivitĂ© (utilisation des sĂ©quenceurs). Câ€™est dans ce sens que lâ€™industriel est pour une bonne part Ă lâ€™origine de la techno.
Lâ€™industriel ne se limite pas au dĂ©part Ă un courant musical, câ€™est une tentative dâ€™art total. Soit les musiciens indus sont des touches Ă tout en matiĂ¨re artistique (Genesis P-Orridge, Jim Thirlwell), soit ils collaborent frĂ©quemment avec des cinĂ©astes, des troupes de thĂ©Ă˘tre ou de danse contemporaine. Pour les disques, le graphisme des pochettes compte parfois autant que la musique elle-mĂŞme.
Dans toutes ses expressions artistiques, lâ€™industriel recherche la provocation la plus radicale, le choc et la confusion. Les thĂ¨mes dĂ©veloppĂ©s sont autant de tabous : le totalitarisme sous toutes ses formes (propagande, uniformes militaires, symboles paĂŻens, plus ou moins fascistes ou nazis) ; le sado-masochisme, bouffonnerie spectaculaire parodiant les rapports humains ; la mort. Câ€™est un constat froid des horreurs du monde, lâ€™irruption de la laideur sous toutes ses formes dans la musique populaire.
Mais attention, lâ€™humour, le sarcasme et le cynisme sont essentiels dans lâ€™indus. Lâ€™ironie et lâ€™ambiguĂŻtĂ© sont fondatrices : la musique qui se proclame industrielle sâ€™oppose Ă lâ€™industrie de la musique et aux valeurs de la sociĂ©tĂ© industrielle. Les membres de Throbbing Gristle troquaient volontiers leurs uniformes pour des chemises hawaĂŻennes, Current 93 sâ€™est pris de passion pour le hĂ©ros enfantin Oui-Oui (Noddy), Laibach a parodiĂ© pompeusement les Beatles, Clair Obscur a chantĂ© les cours de la bourse, aprĂ¨s avoir smurfĂ© au goulag, et Foetus sâ€™est fait connaĂ®tre par une parodie de disco en lâ€™honneur du marquis de Sade (avant MylĂ¨ne Farmer !). Tous les musiciens qui se prĂ©tendent industriels mais sâ€™expriment sans cette ironie fondatrice ou sans vĂ©ritable recherche musicale utilisent le terme abusivement.
DĂ¨s 1981, Throbbing Gristle se sĂ©pare. Genesis P-Orridge explique : " nous avons quitter un milieu envahi par des idĂ©es et des gens malsains, parce que ces gens ont choisi de ne pas comprendre ce que nous disions. Câ€™est devenu une surenchĂ¨re de provocation ". On a assistĂ© en effet Ă une dĂ©rive et un appauvrissement musical. Lâ€™industriel est devenu un style parmi les autres. Comme tout mouvement contestataire, il a Ă©tĂ© rĂ©cupĂ©rĂ©e ; Ă la fois par les mĂ©dias et par des mouvements dâ€™extrĂŞme droite. Ainsi on a pu entendre, dans des publicitĂ©s tĂ©lĂ©visĂ©es, des percussions mĂ©talliques pour vanter les mĂ©rites de slips trĂ¨s masculins, ou bien des bruits de mĂ©canique qui dĂ©raille sortant dâ€™un autoradio, pour vendre une voiture Ă la mĂ©canique irrĂ©prochable. Les liens avĂ©rĂ©s avec lâ€™extrĂŞme-droite ne concernent que quelques uns : en particulier Boyd Rice (du groupe NON) et plusieurs pĂ˘les ersatz du groupe de folk industriel Death in June, engluĂ©s dans une soupe europĂ©aniste nausĂ©abonde, oĂą se mĂŞlent rĂ©volution conservatrice, paganisme nordique ou celtique, thĂ¨mes guerriers et romantisme noir.
Ces connivences ont jetĂ© le discrĂ©dit sur tout le mouvement industriel. Câ€™est oublier que les artistes dâ€™Industrial records refusaient de sâ€™exprimer sur le terrain politique traditionnel, que des groupes se sont engagĂ©s Ă gauche (Test Dept), tandis que dâ€™autres ont affirmĂ© leur rejet de lâ€™extrĂŞme-droite (Front 242). Beaucoup cependant rĂ©pugnent Ă se justifier et continuent de jouer le jeu dangereux de la provocation fasciste. Il y a peu le groupe allemand Substanz t. a Ă©chantillonnĂ© la phrase suivante dans un morceau : " if you donâ€™t like fascism, donâ€™t play industrial music " (compilation teknoir, 1998).
481 50 Powerful Time-Savers For Web Designers - Smashing Magazine
Being a web designer is not easy. Not only do we need to have a good understanding about visual design, typography, information architecture, psychology and a plethora of other disciplines; in our work, we need to take care of so many details, so that our job becomes more and more time-consuming, requiring dozens of tools, attention span and an effective workflow for beautiful, timely and functional results.
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