September Rx/Tx

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July Rx/Tx

Receive and transmit for July; they're all quality content, but if wondering where to start, Space Rogue's review, and Joel Spolsky's advice for CS students are sure to whet the appetite:

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June Rx/Tx

Fossil Self-hosting Repository Server on OpenBSD (httpd)


With my preferred Git repository hosting provider preparing to introduce some changes that don't cohere with my philosophical ideals, I finally decided to make the move to Fossil. Git has never been favoured but its ubiquity made it hard to ignore. The OpenBSD development of got was more than a desireable improvement but now that I needed to self-host, there was no longer an obstacle to using Fossil that could be avoided by staying with Git—and so I switched. Fossil is super simple, clean, and consistent …

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March Rx/Tx

Receive and transmit hitherto in March:

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L2TP IPSec VPN with npppd on OpenBSD


If you're even slightly security- or privacy-conscious, which in the present era of Big Data and tech oligarchs is a provident predilection, you should, if not already, be using a VPN (Virtual Private Network). And I don't mean one of the oft-advertised commercial offerings you see plastered about social media—but one that you control. Where every outgoing request that leaves your computer is tunneled through an encrypted private network owned and operated by you. Fortunately, the …

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February Rx/Tx2