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Preventing your smtp server being marked as spam sender

So my last post talked about setting up an smtp server strictly for the purpose of sending e-mail out.  Google sometimes categorizes such server as a bulk sender. 1,129 more words


Book Review - Grim Tuesday by Garth Nix

Title: Grim Tuesday

Author: Garth Nix

Format: Hardback

Published: 2004

Grim Tuesday is the second book in a series of seven known as the Keys to the Kingdom series each book named after a day of the week. 494 more words

Book Reviews

Reading For Writing

One thing it’s easy to forget to do when you’re all swept up in your novel is to actually read stuff at the same time. You are suckered into your world you’ve created, with total disregard for any other writing or technique or anything. 1,065 more words

Still Waters

Usually, I have a hard time writing to prompts – but I risked it for the Goodreads M/M Romance group’s “Love Is an Open Road” event, in which group members write free image- and prompt-inspired gay romances. 188 more words


P–21 days: Navigating Pluto

Continuing the countdown, focusing on optical navigation using images of Pluto and the satellites.

As of midnight this morning of June 23rd, Eastern time, we’re 25.4 million kilometers from Pluto and moving 1.2 million kilometers closer every day. 670 more words


Realtek r815x USB 3.0 Ethernet adapter on Linux

So if you’re using Ubuntu 14.04 (and derivatives) and you are having trouble using an RTL815x based USB ethernet adapter, like connection being dropped after a while, or the interface simply refusing DHCP, please make sure that you’re using the latest available kernel for your distro. 64 more words


Influential Book Challenge

I was challenged by my sister-in-law to do a list of 10 books that have impacted my life in some way. I went with nine fiction books that I’ve spent tremendous time thinking about after I read them and one poetry book which helped shape my love of poetry and here they are: 695 more words

Random Rambling