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Following the successful migration of the rest of the infrastructure, it was due time for me to overhaul the web server a bit as well. This was a necessity both because Debian Lenny support was dropped in February, as well as due to cruft that got accumulated from the previous mail server set-up.

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Quite some time ago I've started migrating my mail server and XMPP server set-up towards a new VPS where LDAP was to be the focal point. The idea was to have Postfix, Dovecot, ejabberd, and Roundcube utilise the same LDAP DIT for authentication and authorization purposes.

In addition to that I was planning on ...

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Some days ago I've upgraded my machine with a new HDD - 2TB Western Digital Green series. I also planned on upgrading my RAM to 4GB (from current 3GB), and did so yesterday. But, this was not a pleasant endeavor...

After opening-up the machine I've done some cleaning-up since quite a bit of dust ...

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Well, after a lot of reluctance, I've finally made the jump onto the <a href="http://www.android.com/">Android</a> bandwagon. For a long time I haven't been ready to make the move onto it since I was hoping that a more Freedom-friendly platform would emerge, but alas, after Nokia's ...

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I've been on vacation since the Wednesday, and it's going to stay like that for a week to come. During this time I'm planning on relaxing a bit and making a migration of my mail+XMPP server, as well as playing with some other stuff.

This time I've decided to use ...

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You've really got to be amazed at the pace <strike>Red Hat</strike> Fedora likes to deploy new technologies on its <strike>guinea pigs</strike> users. Reading today's <a href="http://lwn.net/">LWN</a> RSS feeds, I've ran into the following jewel - <a href="http://lwn.net/Articles/446925/">Fedora 16 ...

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Some days ago I've decided to make a small update to my site by installing the <a href="http://drupal.org/project/comment_notify">Comment Notify</a> module. The module should help the visitors get updates on answers in the comment sections. The main reason I added this since some people have been asking ...

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As it sometimes happens, I've been way too lazy to even start working on the photos I've made during my visit to Brussels this year for the FOSDEM conference. The photos have just been sitting around on my disk, collecting the bit-dust.

I have finally remedied this issue, converted the photos to appropriate ...

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Or... How to learn (the hard way) that some applications are simply lagging behind in terms of security...

Anyway, I've been back working on my Free Software X.509 Cookbook, and started writing about setting-up an <a href="http://www.ejbca.org/">EJBCA</a> OCSP responder, when I found myself hitting the wall ...

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Seeing that the <a href="http://www.libreoffice.org/">LibreOffice</a> package has been just "soft-masked" as testing in Gentoo, I've decided to uninstall the <a href="http://www.openoffice.org/">OpenOffice.org</a> and give it a go. I was particularly interested about the support for <em>OOXML</em> standard (sic). This ...