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I've put together a short writeup on what kind of newness you can expect from the next iteration of clfu. Check it out here.
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Psst. Open beta.

Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:

  • » The open beta is running a copy of the database that will not carry over to the final version. Don't post anything you don't mind losing.
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Your feedback is appreciated via the form on the beta page. Thanks! -Jon & CLFU Team

View internet connection activity in a browser

Terminal - View internet connection activity in a browser
lsof -nPi | txt2html > ~/lsof.html | gnome-open lsof.html
2011-07-28 21:59:07
User: hippie
View internet connection activity in a browser

In addition to generating the current connections, it also opens then in your default browser on gnome.


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
lsof -nPi | txt2html > ~/lsof.html
2011-07-28 14:01:21
User: zlemini
Tags: perl cpan lsof

The output of lsof is piped to txt2html which converts it to html.

# Perl module HTML::TextToHTML needed

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