New mutt 1.5.15 has a very nice new feature!

Just found today when I was looking to see if I missed something with the mutt sidebar patch (still irritates me that I have to sync a mailbox before jumping to another mailbox in order for the counts in the sidebar to be updated properly), that mutt 1.5.15 …

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Mandriva 2007.1 on HP TX1120 tablet

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to install 2007.1 on a HP TX1120 laptop (a tablet). This is a really slick laptop; it's an AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-56 (1.8GHz), with 2GB RAM, a Seagate 160GB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 (ok, the graphics card leaves a …

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Farewell, Stew!

Well, yesterday was Stew Benedict's last day with Mandriva. Stew has been working with me on security updates for a few years now and it has been an absolute pleasure to work with him for that time. He's moved on, and I respect that... probably needed something different. Stew was …

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Upgrading to 2007.1 RC1 (well, current cooker anyways)

I decided to give the new Mandriva 2007.1 RC1 a try. Since I mirror cooker, I figured I'd do a straight "urpmi --auto-select" upgrade on my 2007 box rather than downloading a bunch of ISOs. So it's not really RC1 (really, with a few hundred packages being changed since …

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Welcome back, kernel 2.6.17+

Due to an issue that the 2.6.17+ kernel exemplified, all of the sites I host (annvix.org, linsec.ca, danen.ca, etc.) have been unavailable to anyone using a 2.6.17+ kernel due to a change in the way TCP window scaling was implemented, which has been …

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Yet Another Secure Linux Distro.. why?

On IRC last night I was pointed to a new secure linux distro... this one simply called Hardened Linux. The individual whom I was speaking with ("Intensity") was wondering why there needed to be YASLD (Yet Another Secure Linux Distro). Interested, I was reading through the page to see if …

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Sidebar for mutt

Found this really nice patch for mutt today, it's a sidebar patch that adds a list of mailboxes to your mutt view so you can see which mailboxes has new mail in it, the current count of messages in each, etc.

All I can say is very very nice! This …

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