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 on: October 11, 2018, 09:27:26 PM 
Started by Dakusan - Last post by Dakusan
It is not possible with the program, and would not be easy if the image size was different than the original.

However, if I recall (this project is almost 15 years old, so I could be remembering wrong) they are stored in 24bit uncompressed bitmap format in the container file, so if you search with a hex editor in the original file for a byte string from the extracted picture, you can find it, and replace it with another bitmap of the same size.

If it isn't stored in 24bit uncompressed format, the extracted images will probably still be the same as the original in the container file and you can still search for them in there with a hex editor. And as long as you replace it with a bitmap of equal or less size, it should work.

When replacing, make sure to replace the entire bitmap file in the container, including the bitmap header.

 on: October 06, 2018, 08:46:58 PM 
Started by Dakusan - Last post by bl4ck0ut07@gmail.com
Hi, i asked on inbox , i was meaning if is possible to mod files with hackxtract , like replacing

 on: August 30, 2018, 01:56:04 AM 
Started by Dakusan - Last post by Dakusan

I wanted a simple setup in Symfony where the programmer could define their ide in the parameters file. Sounds simple, right? Just add something like ide_url: 'phpstorm' to parameters.yml->parameters and ide: '%ide_url%' to config.yml->framework. And it worked great, however, my problem was much more convoluted.

I am actually running the Symfony server on another machine and am accessing the files via NFS on Windows. So, it would try to open PHPStorm with the incorrect path. Symfony suggests the solution to this is writing your own custom URL handler with %f and %l to fill in the filename and line, and use some weird formatting to do string replaces. So I wrote in 'idea://%%f:%%l&/PROJECT_PATH_ON_SERVER/>DRIVE_LETTER:/PATH_ON_WINDOWS/' (note the double parenthesis for escaping) directly in the config.yml and that worked, kind of. The URL was perfect, but IntelliJ does not seem to register the idea:// protocol handler like PHPStorm theoretically does (according to some online threads) with phpstorm://. So I had to write my own solution.

This answer on stackoverflow has the answer on how to register a protocol handler in Windows. But the problem now was that the first parameter passed to IntelliJ started with the idea:// which broke the command-line file-open. So I ended up writing a script to fix this, which is at the bottom.

OK, so we’re almost there; I just had to paste the string I came up with back into the parameters.yml, right? I wish. While this was now working properly in a Symfony error page, a new problem arose. The Symfony bin/console debug:config framework command was failing with You have requested a non-existent parameter "f:". The darn thing was reading the unescaped string as 'idea://%f:%l&...' and it thought %f:% was supposed to be a variable. Sigh.

So the final part was to double escape the strings with 4 percent signs. 'idea://%%%%f:%%%%l&...'. Except now the URL on the error pages gave me idea://%THE_PATH:%THE_LINE_NUMBER. It was adding an extra parenthesis before both values. This was simple to resolve in the script I wrote, so I was finally able to open scripts directly from the error page. Yay.

So here is the final set of data that has to be added to make this work:
Registry:HKCR/idea/(default) = URL:idea ProtocolHKCR/idea/URL Protocol = ""HKCR/idea/shell/open/command = "PATH_TO_PHP" -f "PATH_TO_SCRIPT" "%1" "%2" "%3" "%4" "%5" "%6" "%7" "%8" "%9"parameters.yml:parameters:ide_url: 'idea://%%%%f:%%%%l&/PROJECT_PATH_ON_SERVER/>DRIVE_LETTER:/PATH_ON_WINDOWS/'config.yml:framework:ide: '%ide_url%'PHP_SCRIPT_FILE:

function DoOutput($S)
   //You might want to do something like output the error to a file or do an alert here
   print $S;

   return DoOutput('File not given');
if(!preg_match('~^idea://(?:%25|%)?([a-z]:[/\\\\][^:]+):%?(\d+)/?$~i', $argv[1], $MatchData))
   return DoOutput('Invalid format: '.$argv[1]);

   return DoOutput('Cannot find file: '.$FilePath);

$String='"C:\Program Files\JetBrains\IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1.6\bin\idea64.exe" --line '.$MatchData[2].' '.escapeshellarg($FilePath);

 on: August 01, 2018, 10:01:31 PM 
Started by Dakusan - Last post by Dakusan
Original post for Download all of an author’s fictionpress stories can be found at https://www.castledragmire.com/Posts/Download_all_of_an_author’s_fictionpress_stories.
Originally posted on: 08/02/18

I was surprised in my failure to find a script online to download all of an author’s stories from Fiction Press or Fan Fiction.Net, so I threw together the below.

If you go to an author’s page in a browser (only tested in Chrome) it should have all of their stories, and you can run the following script in the console (F12) to grab them all. Their save name format is STORY_NAME_LINK_FORMAT - CHAPTER_NUMBER.html. It works as follows:

  1. Gathers all of the names, chapter 1 links, and chapter counts for each story.
  2. Converts this information into a list of links it needs to download. The links are formed by using the chapter 1 link, and just replacing the chapter number.
  3. It then downloads all of the links to your current browser’s download folder.

Do note that chrome should prompt you to answer “This site is attempting to download multiple files”. So of course, say yes. The script is also designed to detect problems, which would happen if fictionpress changes their html formatting.

//Gather the story information
const Stories=[];
$('.mystories .stitle').each((Index, El) =>
   Stories[Index]={Link:$(El).attr('href'), Name:$(El).text()}
$('.mystories .xgray').each((Index, El) =>
   Stories[Index].NumChapters=/ - Chapters: (\d+) - /.exec($(El).text())[1]

//Get links to all stories
const LinkStart=document.location.protocol+'//'+document.location.host;
const AllLinks=[];
$.each(Stories, (_, Story) => {
   if(typeof(Story.NumChapters)!=='string' || !/^\d+$/.test(Story.NumChapters))
      return console.log('Bad number of chapters for: '+Story.Name);
   const StoryParts=/^\/s\/(\d+)\/1\/(.*)$/.exec(Story.Link);
      return console.log('Bad link format for stories: '+Story.Name);
   for(let i=1; i<=Story.NumChapters; i++)
      AllLinks.push([LinkStart+'/s/'+StoryParts[1]+'/'+i+'/'+StoryParts[2], StoryParts[2]+' - '+i+'.html']);

//Download all the links
$.each(AllLinks, (_, LinkInfo) =>
   $('a').attr('download', LinkInfo[1]).attr('href', LinkInfo[0])[0].click()

jQuery('.blurb.group .heading a[href^="/works"]').map((_, El) => jQuery(El).text()).toArray().join('\n');

 on: October 14, 2017, 12:20:52 AM 
Started by Dakusan - Last post by Dakusan
A function to replace variables in a file that are in the format "VARIABLE_NAME=VARIABLE_DATA". Parameters are: VARIABLE_NAME VARIABLE_DATA FILE_NAME
Code: [Select]
function ReplaceVar() {
  REPLACE_VAR_VAL=$(echo "$2" | perl -e '$V=<STDIN>; chomp($V); print quotemeta($V)' -);
  perl -pi -e "s/(?<=$REPLACE_VAR_NAME[ \t]*=).*$/$REPLACE_VAR_VAL/" "$3"

The real difference between this script and normal command-line-Perl-regex-replaces is that it makes sure values are properly escaped for the search+replace regular expression.

 on: October 10, 2017, 06:35:19 PM 
Started by Dakusan - Last post by Dakusan
Original post for Ping Connectivity Monitor can be found at https://www.castledragmire.com/Posts/Ping_Connectivity_Monitor.
Originally posted on: 10/11/17

The following is a simple bash script to ping a different domain once a second and log the output. By default, it pings #.castledragmire.com, where # is an incrementing number starting from 0.

The script is written for Cygwin (See the PING_COMMAND variable at the top) but is very easily adaptable to Linux.


#This uses Window's native ping since the Cygwin ping is sorely lacking in options
#"-n 1"=Only runs once, "-w 3000"=Timeout after 3 seconds
#The grep strings are also directly tailored for Window's native ping
   echo 'C:/Windows/System32/PING.EXE -n 1 -w 3000 $DOMAIN |';
   echo 'grep -iP "^(Request timed out|Reply from|Ping request could not find)"';

i=0 #The subdomain counter
STARTTIME=`date +%s.%N` #This holds the timestamp of the end of the previous loop

#Infinite loop
while true
   #Get the domain to run. This requires a domain that has a wildcard as a primary subdomain

   #Output the time, domain name, and ping output
   echo `date +%s` "$DOMAIN" $(eval $PING_COMMAND)

   #If less than a second has passed, sleep up to 1 second
   ENDTIME=`date +%s.%N`
   SLEEPTIME=$(echo "1 - ($ENDTIME - $STARTTIME)" | bc)
   if [ $(echo "$SLEEPTIME>0" | bc) -eq 1 ]; then
      sleep $SLEEPTIME
      STARTTIME=$(echo "$STARTTIME + $SLEEPTIME" | bc)

   #Increment the subdomain counter
   let i+=1

 on: August 22, 2017, 09:54:10 AM 
Started by Dakusan - Last post by clod
I like to use Codelobster to debug PHP projects

 on: July 24, 2017, 12:00:18 PM 
Started by Dakusan - Last post by Dakusan
I'm very sorry to everyone who has been waiting for me to get some updates done. I've just been super busy lately and getting to spend time on this project has just been impossible. I will be getting to it as soon as I can.

 on: July 07, 2017, 04:52:58 PM 
Started by Dakusan - Last post by Dakusan
Most likely a database update :-\ I'll take a look at it as soon as I have a chance. (Should be sometime in the next week)

 on: June 26, 2017, 02:35:11 AM 
Started by Dakusan - Last post by Dakusan
Ahah. Should have thought of that. The latest version on github has options for plex user accounts, but I don't think I've put it on my site yet.

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