Port forwarding with shorewall

Was banging my head with this trying to figure it out a few times and figured I'd post the solution here.

Due to googlebot and the load it was generating on my server at the colo, I had to move svn.annvix.org from my primary webserver to a spare …

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Screen woes

Having some issues with screen. I've been running mutt under screen for a few weeks now (and irssi) which has been working fine but it wasn't until today that I put two and two together, namely that when I cut-n-paste from a terminal with mutt in it, I was getting …

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Two Weeks of Wiki Hell

I understand I volunteered for the job (it's a dirty job and I think very few people would want to do it) but boy am I glad it's done. I've just spent nearly two weeks converting content from the Mandriva development wiki (http://qa.mandriva.com/twiki/bin/view/Main …

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Mandriva wiki in the works

Well, I've decided that since it's been over a month now and no one has decided yet on what software to use (apparently there's one hold-out for xwiki while everyone else wants mediawiki... hello... VETO!), I've decided to make it monumentally in mediawiki's favor by cramming so much bloody content …

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Feeding the frenzy of misinterpretation

Sigh. I love it when things get thrown out of context and misinformation abounds. I've gotten used to this with proprietary vendors and ignorant news sources, but to get this within the open source community? And from a web site that is supposed to be pro-OSS? Come on.

Yes, this …

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Mandriva 2007, ATI Radeon Xpress 200, and Xgl

Well, wow, if I didn't expect to get the "anti-Mandriva" coverage based on a previous post. So, as a result, I determined to get the ATI drivers working. The big difference here is that this time I'm using the 32bit Mandriva rather than 64bit; no idea if that's making a …

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Why I'll never use Linux for my main desktop

This might sound a little harsh coming from a guy who's worked for a Linux company for over six years, but things never seem to get easier. Oh sure, the stuff that was hard to deal with last time is easier, but the new features and the stuff you want …

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