The World IPv6 Day is upon us. A handful of everyday web services such as Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, Akamai, and Limelight Networks, have turned on the use of IPv6 addresses for their servers and/or load balancers, but only for the next 24 hours or so. Why don’t you have a look the dashboard set up […]

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Last year at work we acquired an Epson DiscProducer PP-100N as an aid for creating in-house CDs and DVDs. No more manual labour other than creating the ISO images and designing the layouts to be printed on the disc’s surfaces, and yes, placing the finished discs in their paper envelopes or jewel cases.

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When moving from one major FreeBSD branch to another, you are almost compelled to upgrade all of your installed FreeBSD ports. If you move from the RELENG_7 branch to RELENG_8, as an example, the old pty interface is deprecated, and ports such as screen (sysutils/screen) must be recompiled and reinstalled to take advantage of the […]

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Tell rkhunter to ignore /etc/passwd by inserting EXISTWHITELIST=”/etc/passwd” in your rkhunter configuration file. If you prefer not to make this change to your configuration file, make sure you run rkhunter –propupd with the same PATH as given in /etc/crontab. A command like env -i PATH=/etc:/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/bin rkhunter –propupd should suffice. Thanks to Mr. Torfinn Ingolfsen for […]

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