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Recouping a lost Firefox Browsing Session

If there’s one thing that really pisses me off is when you have multiple windows with a plethora of tabs opened (during a research binge), when all of a sudden Firefox crashes and then, upon restart, nada! ¬† 556 more words

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OpenSolaris is dead!

Earlier this year, Oracle bought Sun Microsystems, the creator of Solaris (and OpenSolaris) –shutting down OpenSolaris. Well, no big surprise there –considering I don’t think of “Oracle” when I think “Free Source benefactor”– and they’ve confirmed this image. 847 more words

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How to Rip a DVD with VLC on OS X

This article is the result of fiddling with various instructions on how to rip a DVD, none of which were clear or took care to provide OS X specific instructions. 860 more words

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Build a secure desktop firewall with ufw - part II

Part 2 – A more advanced firewall configuration

The first part of this series of articles1 covered a basic firewall setup for desktop user needs, including FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, and Email with IMAP and SMTP. 2,598 more words

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Build a secure desktop firewall with ufw - part I

Part one – Build a basic firewall

I’ve recently been using Debian again, and noticed that after configuring a mixed system, Firestarter (a GUI based firewall utility) fails to start. 1,364 more words

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BSD Needs Spiced up Atmosphere-bsdtalk

I’m not sure why I can’t post comments to bsdtalk. Maybe it’s because I’m not signed up with the hosting service or because it doesn’t support Firefox. 394 more words

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I think icebergradio.com sucks!

IcebergRadio’s OS X support is terrible!

They are resistant to having their service heard on the widest possible range of platforms. This is¬†ridiculous. It’s like a tv station wanting to be solely watched on Sony television sets, and assuring it stay that way. 939 more words

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