Categories
Geek

That’s all I can take!

After my complaining and moaning for months my Dell XPS 720 refuses to boot up this morning. Again. That’s the final straw and I ordered a new PC this morning. I was planning on building my own PC but the fact is I don’t have time to do that. Building a PC from parts is […]

Categories
Geek Software

Beware the canary mismatch on efree monster

For traffic logs, I use Clicky Web Analytics and take a look from time to time. See that flat dark blue line? Around noon on December 3rd my blog stopped serving web pages and it was not until about 5 hours later that I noticed it. I don’t get a lot of traffic but I […]

Categories
Geek Software

Now trying OpenDNS SmartCache

If you are an IT/Network professional with UNIX/Linux/BSD experience and you have a network at home, you really can’t resist playing around. It’s the best way to learn and causing outages at home will only irritate your family. I’ve been using Google Public DNS for a day or two and it’s fast and responsive. Even […]

Categories
Geek

Google Public DNS or OpenDNS?

Disclaimer: one of my brothers works for Google, I like Google and I hope they are wildly successful. Google announced that they are offering a fast, highly available, and secure public DNS. It’s not a TLD registrar like Verisign but it’s supposed to be fast. I’ve been using it for a couple of hours and […]