Category Archives: gpl

Some work on a VyOS image with Let’s Encrypt certs

I put some packages together this weekend. It’s been a while since I’ve debuilt anything officially. libffi-platypus-perl libalien-base-perl libalien-ffi-perl libffi-checklib-perl libshell-config-generate-perl libshell-guess-perl The plan is to build a binding to the libgnutls.so.30 API. The certtool CSR (REQ) generation interface does … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, colliertech, cryptography, debian, Free Software, git, gnutls, gpl, irc, kvm, libvirt, linux, Networking, perl, proliant, qemu, security, sid, Software, virtualization, vyos, washington | Leave a comment

Some statistics from the router at the cabin

sip0 is a GRE tunnel between the router and the colo box in Seattle, the payload of which is encapsulated as ipsec traffic before being transmitted over the Ubiquity equipment to the switch that the CenturyLink DSL modem attaches to. … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, cisco, colliertech, cryptography, debian, Free Software, gpl, Hardware, ipsec, jessie, linux, Networking, performance, production, rate limiting, security, SELinux, Software, Telephony, tls, washington, wireless, work, x509 | Leave a comment

Trip Report: UW signing-party

Dear Debian Users, I met last night with a friend from many years ago and a number of students of cryptography. I was disappointed to see the prevalence of black hat, anti-government hackers at the event. I was hoping that … Continue reading

Posted in 19.34 RCW, amateur, cryptography, debian, Free Software, freenode, government, gpl, irc, LD43, linux, microsoft, military, Networking, NIST, nsa, open source, OSX, pgp, politics, PRCCDC, production, security, SELinux, Software, tls, ubuntu, washington, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo, Windows, x509 | 17 Comments

Long Term Stable – 2014.04 @ 20141204T080801

It’s been one of those nights: cjac@ubuntu0:/data/apps/prod$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Calculating upgrade… Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. cjac@ubuntu0:/data/apps/prod$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade … Continue reading

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gcc CLI front- and back-ends in svn

Look ma! gcc is preparing to play nice with ECMA-335! http://gcc.gnu.org/projects/cli.html I should really read more about it… my computer is compiling the branch right now while I work. The bit I’m most excited about is the potential to call … Continue reading

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Producing relocatable packages with the GNU build system

I’ve recently found a need to create relocatable versions of some of my favorite libraries (produced, not-so-coincidentally by the GNU build system). You might find yourself asking “What is relocatable software, and why should I care?” Maybe I can help. … Continue reading

Posted in autotools, dbmail, firefox, Free Software, gnome, gpl, gtk+, gtkglarea, gtkglarea-sharp, mono, mysql, Software, xorg | Leave a comment

Invested in CTXS

I just had my first vesting in work stocks. I sold a few and re-invested some of the proceeds in Citrix, who plans to purchase XenSource, the employer of Keir Fraser, Tim Deegan, James Bulpin and Ian Campbell, the primary … Continue reading

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Edgy

Edgy’s working well for me now that I stopped attempting to get beryl & xgl working. It’s not production ready yet, folks :)

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My former CEO answers questions on Slashdot

It was my pleasure to work with Mårten Mickos, CEO of MySQL for about a year during 2005 and 2006. I was astounded by how involved he is with the employees and how well he keeps abreast of the goings-on … Continue reading

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Monocast 1.0

Sorry for the delay in this production. It was mostly my fault. We just about had it one night, but then I forgot my headset at work. I’m such a dork. So. With no further ado, RevFry’s MonoCast Subscribe: MonoCast … Continue reading

Posted in c#, Free Software, friends, gpl, gtk+, linux, mono, monocast, mp3, ogg, open source, podcast, rumor mill, syndication | 5 Comments