Prank telemarketers with Lenny!

Prank telemarketers with Lenny!

In anticipation of April 1st, we’d like to introduce you to the newest member of the Outside Open team: Say hello to Lenny! Like everyone we get a lot of unsolicited sales calls. Some of the callers have been incredibly persistent so we thought we’d have a...
The colorful magic of ccze

The colorful magic of ccze

  ccze is a wonderful tool that brings real joy to the arduous task of reading or searching thru log files. #nerdalert We’ve been using ccze for many years but recently stumbled (um, actually, rtfm’d) upon the “missing” feature, namely the...
We hid a camera in a FedEx Package!

We hid a camera in a FedEx Package!

The second project for the Raspberry Pi Kids class was a success! The kids programmed their Raspberry Pi to take a photo every 30 seconds and then they packaged the pi in a box with a hole for the camera module and a battery to power the whole thing. We got some...
Install iTerm2 on your Mac today!

Install iTerm2 on your Mac today!

There are some fantastic tools that your Mac needs to greatly boost it’s usability and power.Two big hitting “after market”  applications are iTerm2 and Homebrew – we’ll cover iTerm2 in this post and you can read about Homebrew for Mac...
pfSense port settings for Asterisk FreePBX

pfSense port settings for Asterisk FreePBX

Getting Asterisk VOIP systems set up and working behind a pfSense firewall has become routine as pfSense grows in popularity and as our clients switch from legacy phone systems to Voice over IP systems. The following setup instructions for opening firewall ports to...