Stuff you will wonder about when installing Bamboo

Bamboo is software by Atlassian that will build your software and do stuff https://www.atlassian.com/software/bamboo You might also know Jira, Confluence, Crowd & Stash. Their PR machine is excellent (Like that time when they hijacked 10 years GIT. They made a beautiful congratulatory page & article that had half my twitter feed think Atlassian invented git.  They […]

Debian Squeeze to Wheezy dist-upgrade breaks sasl+mysql

Upgrading broke my postfix+sasl+mysql auth, cripling my SMTP service. Because libsasl2-2 that was upgraded from 2.1.23 to 2.1.25. I upgraded Debian Squeeze to Wheezy and most of it worked within acceptable parameters. There were problems, but nothing big, except that it killed my SMTP service. Upgrades, the gift that keeps on giving. Many people offered […]

So I had a little chat with DHL about my Ouya.

My ouya was planned to arrive between 14/6 (something like that) and the 1st. That’s what the email said and that’s the email that contained the mysterious tracking number that didn’t ever work anywhere, until some good Google Plus’er (Christian Buggedei I think) found out what site would take it and we all ended up […]

Big brother is no longer relevant. From my recent tor article.

A paragraph from the new tor article. If not using tor, at least realize this The big fear of big brother watching you is no longer really relevant, we give away our data to what has affectionately been called “little sister”. She woes you with pretty images, convenience and a voyeuristic view on the lives […]

Newznab – Adentures in indexing

With the recent closing of Newzbin and then a few days later NZBMatrix, the heat is obviously on for Usenet indexers. The funny thing is though that these are, as any search engine, just aggregating meta data. The internet climate has obviously gotten extremely poisonous lately, where the mechanisms that the law provides (DMCA takedowns, […]

E-Ink

I want an E-Reader device, really, I do. Yet I keep going over the list of potential devices, the Kindles, Kobos, Nooks and even the more obscure ones and I keep missing the functionality that would really make the deal for me. I’m not talking about Color e-ink by the way. It irks me that […]