My domains are currently registered with GoDaddy, which seemed like a good idea at the timebutgiven the company’s and their CEO Bob Parsons’ blatant disregard for customers, common decency, ethics and acceptable business practices I’m moving them en-masse to different registrars. As for why? Let me count the
Don’t be alarmed, I’ve not been compromised ? In support of the Open Internet / No Clean Feed initiatives fighting proposed mandatory Internet filtering here in Australia, I’m “turning the lights out” on my site until the 29th. The Great Australian Internet Blackout site (http://www.internetblackout.com.au)
It looks like the Microsoft Windows Live Messenger Service protocol servers are unresponsive tonight (http login still works) – I’ve got some friends from old workplaces and other Windows hold-outs using it, so I still have an active account. If you haven’t convinced friends/loved ones/co-workers to switch
This post is another one of my “quick and dirty” service tutorials This time, I’ll cover getting a recursive DNS service up and going, using the PowerDNS recursor [http://www.powerdns.com/] package. Traditionally Red Hat/Fedora users would opt for BIND (with or without the old “caching-nameserver” package
My long-running repository at ThatFlemingGent [https://www.thatfleminggent.com/rpm-packages] (or “Enlartenment” for those who haven’t caught up) is live and ready for use. As releases have progressed the list I offer has become smaller, as many have been pulled into Fedora proper (either by me or other Fedora
Obligatory Laugh-and-head-shake digression: I’ve been fighting email spam for 12 years plus, and I still see stupid spammers – pardon the tautology – indiscriminately junkmailing abuse@ role addresses. Idiots. Why not just offer crack to a cop? With that thought out of the way… Mike McGrath’s memcached plug [http://mmcgrath.
Christian lobby upset about Australian government backtracking on Internet Censorship [http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2009/05/27/1243103585180.html] I’ve one word to say about this: good. The whole sorry mess that is the Australian net censorship debate has become an international embarrassment. It is not or