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Funny how sometimes you manage to miss some of the news which matter to you. For quite some time I've been wondering why the heck google.com keeps popping-up in my browser under NoScript. After receiving information about latest updates for my site, I decided to figure out where does it come from, and ...

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Last week, on February 6th and 7th I've had a chance to visit the FOSDEM (Free and Open Source Software Developers' European Meeting) conference which was held in Brussels, Belgium. I flew in from Belgrade through Vienna, and a friend of mine from the Peragro Tempus project, Jell (sueastside), arrived at the airport to ...

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Well, I'm still a bit tired, relaxing at the hostel room, after the official closing of FOSDEM 2010 today. This has been the first conference of this type that I've attended, and it has been very interesting. Since I'm tired, I'll just mention some first impressions I had.

I've arrived ...

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A lot of tutorials and how-to guides can be found on the Internet regarding the creation of self-signed certificates, or even of your own certificate authority. While the tutorials are usually very good and pretty straightforward, for some reason they seem to leave out the instructions for actually deploying the CA certificates.

Although not all ...

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In our dealings with Free Software and Free Content we are usually only emphasising the technological and business advantages of it. But recently, after a comment from one of my friends, it occurred to me that there's an important social aspect that we may be missing to mention.

The funniest thing is that the ...

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Ever since the mass media have announced the existence of the wicked economic world crisis, the rights of workers have diminished and deteriorated. All around the globe we're getting news about mass firing from many companies, big and small. The firings are being justified by the reduction of available work. In addition there's ...

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It's weird how sometimes you can be taken by surprise when not delving deep enough when administering some software package. This can be particularly nasty when it's related to the security of the system.

Some days ago I was rather surprised when one of the developers at the work reported that permission grants ...

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While trying to speed-up the site by turning on caching and some optimisations, I've ran into a problem with the Deco theme used on the site. Apparently, when CSS optimisation is turned on, it all gets messed-up (most notably the fonts don't look right). After checking out the <a href="http://drupal ...

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For the last ten years Free Software has been gaining a tremendous momentum, spreading in many areas, especially the Internet infrastructure. This trend has been, in part, the result of many big companies backing the development of such software. But in the end, there's a huge question that most people won't even think ...

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And... Another fine book read. This time it's a parody fantasy book from Eric Flint, titled <em>The Philosophical Strangler</em>. The book follows the <em>adventures</em> of a strangler, named Greyboar, and his agent, Ignice (yep, the strangler got himself an agent). Now, as the title of the book suggests, the strangler has a ...

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