Category: Nerd

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Some Cool Open Source Software

#1 Replicant – Fully free Android distribution Replicant is entirely free and open source distributions of Android on several devices including both phones and tablets. I have installed it on an older Nexus S. You can install apps from F-Droid store a GPLv2 client app that comes configured with a repository hosting only free as in freedom…
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Great Open Source Terminal Applications

#1: siege – An HTTP/HTTPS stress load tester Siege is a multi-threaded http or https load testing and benchmarking utility. This tool allows me to measure the performance of web apps under duress. I often use this tool test a web server and apps. I have had very good results with this tool. It can…
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DigitalOcean Droplets – Debian Install

Look people – This is a bare bones debian install – to get a webserver going…(or basically anything installed) After logging in with ‘admin’ and your private key via SSH sudo nano /etc/apt/source.list deb http://http.debian.net/debian wheezy main deb-src http://http.debian.net/debian wheezy main deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main deb-src http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main deb http://http.debian.net/debian wheezy-updates main deb-src http://http.debian.net/debian…
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SMTP behavior difference between return-path, reply-to and from

Let’s start with a simple example. Let’s say you have an email list, that is going to send out the following RFC2822 content.  (References: VERP RFC Bounce Messages) From: <coolstuff@mymailinglist.com> To: <you@yourcompany.com> Subject: Super simple email Reply-To: <coolstuff-threadId=123@mymailinglist.com> This is a very simple body. Now, let’s say you are going to send it from a mailing list, that…
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