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Mastodon Is Better than Twitter: Elevator Pitch

Great article on why you should choose Mastodon (not the band even though they are great and I would choose them over Twitter any day)  Vs Twitter Mastodon is a newcomer social media platform that is a lot like Twitter—short messages, followers, hashtags, all that. But Mastodon is much better than Twitter, and not just…
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Politicians Concerned Crypto can Influence Elections – Should Focus on Firing Politicians Instead

Politicians Concerned Crypto can Influence Elections – Should Focus on Firing Politicians Instead

There are many great arguments here posted hee brings up some great ideas. what do you think? 100% via (decentralized tv) Politicians Concerned Crypto can Influence Elections – Should Focus on Firing Politicians Instead  

Simple Script to check sha certificate expiration date

I came across this problem over the weekend. I needed to know quickly the expiry date for our new SHA-2 certificate. After some googleing I patched together this script. OPENSSL=”/usr/bin/openssl” HOST=$1 PORT=$2 if [ “$HOST” == “” ]; then echo ‘Usage: check.sh hostname.com fi if [ “$PORT” == “” ]; then PORT=”443″ fi CMD=`echo “”…
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Configuring RSYNC for backups to AWS

Configuring RSYNC for backups to AWS

Backups are important, we all understand this. Backups are also offered by most major services like Linode, which is a great failsafe. The problem that occurs when you have a need to use that backup to restore your system is that you are relying on Linode’s latest backup whenever that was (usually within 24 hours).…
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