IdaLinux in BackGround or without output to the screen

Ida use Linux Tvision to show the Ida interface in Linux systems. This library doesn’t allow I/O redirections (redirected stdin/stdout), launch ida in background (with &) or launch ida from a script in a webserver.
Sometimes is useful to launch ida in background (with -B option, automated ida analysis with idc or IdaPython scripts). For this […]

DiskPart, or How to resize a partition in W2K3?

Last week i was trying to resize a W2K3 partition of a vmware disk image. I couldn’t install Partition Magic 7, because it’s not compatible for W2K3 Server, and i was lost since a find a great utility from MS: Diskpart. With this command line tool is easy to resize an existing partition (not the […]

Ida Pro Linux: IdaPython with MySQLdb support

Here i am again. I succesfully compiled IdaPython 0.8.0 for Ida Pro 5.0 . I used 4.9 sdk version (yes, finally Ida SDK is compatible between versions, thanks Ilfak), but when i tried to use MySQLdb module (import MySQLdb) in a script inside Ida, i got the following error:
ImportError: /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/ undefined symbol: _Py_NoneStruct
But this error […]

How to compile Linux TVision for IDA Pro

After hours of probes, i have finally compile Linux TVision for IDA Pro. First of all, you need idasdk (i have use idasdk49):
1. Cd to idasdk directory
2. Untar & Unzip TVision source code ( in idasdk directory.
2b. [NEW] Edit the allmake.unx file to modify path to the sdk (the IDA variable)
3. cd sources
4. edit makefile […]