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System Administration

Redirecting to mobile Wikipedia

Wikipedia both has a traditional and progressive website that is shown on mobile devices. After years the progressive website is still not shown on desktops sadly enough, but with a browser plugin a redirect can be triggered to the mobile site in most browsers. This as the Redirector plugin works at least in Mozilla Firefox, […]

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Internet, Unix en security

Etch, vaarwel

Na meer dan twee jaar gebruik is er een einde gekomen aan Debian, de Etch release om precies te zijn. Recentelijk is ook de laatste machine geupgrade van Etch naar Lenny welke eerder dit jaar uitkwam. Het is nu wachten totdat de Squeeze release komt en de verwachting is in de eerste helft van 2010. […]

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Internet, Unix en security

Wiki spam, the new threat?

Web 2.0 would enable users to participate and turn the web into a place where users is at the center. But after a couple of years this maybe a dream as more and more robots come online and start to demand their place on the web. A place to help their masters who need to […]

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Internet, Unix en security

First thoughts about WordPress 2.8

Going mainstream has its price and so has going with WordPress. It is a populair application and does work great as a drop-in-place-and-run application, but it kicks and screems when you try to tame it for mass shared hosting. And I still wonder who kicks and screems harder. The code or the developers. For now […]

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Open & free

SQL is not a standard?

SQL has been seen by many as a standard and on paper they are right. In the real world they are far from the truth when you try to make applications work on multiple databases. Who doesn’t remember ODBC as the golden bullet to solve all your database access issues and later on the same […]