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Twitter

Automated twitter compilation up to 30 June 2019

Arbitrary tweets made by TheGingerDog up to 30 June 2019

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Twitter

Automated twitter compilation up to 07 May 2017

Arbitrary tweets made by TheGingerDog up to 07 May 2017

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Twitter

Automated twitter compilation up to 14 June 2015

Arbitrary tweets made by TheGingerDog up to 14 June 2015

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Twitter

Automated twitter compilation up to 07 December 2014

Arbitrary tweets made by TheGingerDog up to 07 December 2014

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debian linux security

Squid 3.4.x for with transparent ssl proxying/support for Debian Wheezy.

I needed  a variant of Squid which supported transparent SSL interception (i.e via iptables redirection) so I could log outgoing HTTPS requests without the client being aware. The stock wheezy variant doesn’t support SSL (see : Debian Bug Report). Even after recompiling Wheezy’s squid3 it didn’t seem to work (perhaps my stupidity) so I ended […]

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email

Amavis / SpamAssassin

SpamAssassin Some random bits and pieces related to SpamAssassin and Amavis

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linux nonsense

Moving towards ‘inbox zero’

Over time my inbox grows larger and larger…. and eventually it starts to take ages to sync/navigate around – 15,000+ messages in an inbox can’t help.

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linux

Virtualbox 4.2 VM autostart on Debian Squeeze & Wheezy

One new feature of VirtualBox 4.2 is that it has support for auto-starting vm’s on bootup of the host server (via init etc). This means I can remove my hackish ‘su – vbox -c “VBoxHeadless –startvm VMName &”‘ additions in /etc/rc.local, and the VM’s will also hopefully be terminated gracefully on shutdown. The docs/guides online […]

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linux

Migrating an ext3 filesystem to ext4 (Debian Squeeze)

Interestingly (well, perhaps not really) this is very easy. In my case, I’m hoping that the migration will lead to faster fsck times (currently it’s taking about an hour, which is somewhat excessive, each time the server crashes for whatever reason). In my case, the filesystem is /dev/md0 and mounted at /home – change the […]

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linux

netstat –tcp -lp output not showing a process id

I often use ‘netstat –tcp -lpn’ to display a list of open ports on a server – so i can check things aren’t listening where they shouldn’t be (e.g. MySQL accepting connections from the world) and so on. Obviously I firewall boxes; but I like to have a reasonable default incase the firewall decides to […]