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Google headlining the Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is an exciting, and perhaps at first a little worrying concept. I am a big cinephile. Admittedly, when someone tried to explain to me what exactly the ‘Internet of Things’ is – the first thing that comes to mind is the terrifying… 484 more words

DIGC202

Timeout exception with Rails mailer and disabling IPv6 on Ubuntu server

I attempt to setup email notifications in my Rails application and get exception

Net::OpenTimeout (execution expired)

My SMTP settings:

smtp:
  address: smtp.gmail.com
  port: 465
  domain:
  user_name:
  password:
  authentication: plain
  tls: true
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Ubuntu

Windows 7 and IPv6

I was presented with a particular problem (DHCPv6 and Windows 7) and had to do some learning.

Practical IPv6 for Windows Administrators by Ed Horley was VERY helpful. 112 more words

Ubuntu - Disable IPv6

Disable Ipv6:

Edit the file – /etc/sysctl.conf

$ sudo gedit /etc/sysctl.conf

And fill in the following lines at the end of that file

# IPv6 disabled
net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1
net.ipv6.conf.default.disable_ipv6 = 1
net.ipv6.conf.lo.disable_ipv6 = 1… 19 more words
Linux

IPv6 – Are we there yet??

The topic of IPv6 seems to come up every couple of years. The first time I recall there being a lot of hype about IPv6 was way back in the early 2000’s, ever since then the topic seems to get attention every once in a while and then disappears into insignificance alongside more exciting IT news. 866 more words

Architecture

PC-to-PC 101

Got my hands on an old but faithful laptop recently. The thing is a lot faster than my son’s desktop, so I thought it would make a nice update for him. 588 more words

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