fiber connection

Posted by exuvo 2013-10-26 10:55 | 0 Comments

Finally got a fiber cable buried to the house the server and I reside in. Sweet 100/100 speeds!

Server OS update

Posted by exuvo 2011-06-19 23:45 | 0 Comments

The Server now runs archlinux!
A few minor issues remain with vuze, but other than that everything is working to my suprise.

New Router

Posted by exuvo 2010-09-28 22:23 | 0 Comments

Yay new Pfsense router.

New Connection

Posted by exuvo 2010-08-30 22:56 | 0 Comments

The servers internet connection has been upgraded and can now send at 1.7MB/s. It has become useable.

Why to use adblock

Posted by exuvo 2010-06-14 18:34 | 0 Comments | Tags: slashdot

by L4t3r4lu5 (1216702)

A door-to-door salesman comes to your house. Do you:
a) Wait for him to finish his pitch and consider buying?
b) Listen politely, tell him no thanks, be cordial?
c) Slam the door in his face?

If you answered other than c), now imagine that when you opened the door to let in a friend, the salesman walked in too. He is now walking around your living room looking at your furnishings, which cleaning products you use, inspecting your rubbish, and going through your underwear drawer reading all the labels. He's reading all of your receipts, checking out how often you buy sanitary products, and of which brand. In 3 days time, he'll come back with a truck full of flyers for products related to what he found out about you, and put them over every window, through your letterbox, in your mail (because he's affiliated with the post office) and your newspaper will now be 200 pages thick, 150 of them being adverts.

Now, how about we install a peephole in your door so you know not to open it up when the salesman comes around? That's Adblock.