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Setting up DNS in 2017 - A record to TLSA

Posted 03-23-2017 at 02:28 PM by serafean
Updated 03-23-2017 at 03:14 PM by serafean

I set off on the journey to set up DNS as correctly as I could. After reading through a lot of stuff, here are my findings:
This example server will have on IP, and will run a web server, and an email server.
This is more of a setup dump than tutorial, but might point someone in the right direction...

Prequisites:

First, create an A (AAAA for ipv6 ) record for the domain :
Code:
example.net. 1800 IN A 127.0.0.1
Basic explanation of the entry
  • example.net.
...
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ExTiX 17.2 – “The Ultimate Linux System” – with LXQt 0.10.0 and kernel 4.10.0-14-exton – Build 170320

Posted 03-20-2017 at 11:03 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have made a new version of ExTiX – The Ultimate Linux System. I call it ExTiX 17.2 LXQt Live DVD. (The previous version was 16.5 from 161012).

ABOUT
ExTiX 17.2 LXQt DVD 64 bit is based on Debian 8.7 Jessie/Debian 9 Stretch and Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed LXQt 0.10.0. LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE, the Lightweight Desktop Environment. It is the product...
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ArchEX (Arch Linux) 64 bit with LXQt and kernel 4.10.3-1-ARCH – Build 170318

Posted 03-18-2017 at 12:18 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

WHAT IS ArchEX?
ArchEX 64bit is a new (170318) Linux live DVD based on Arch Linux. Arch motto is KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). ArchEX uses kernel 4.10.3-1-ARCH and the LXQt Desktop environment. LXQt is a lightweight Qt desktop environment. It will not get in your way. It will not hang or slow down your system. It is focused on being a classic desktop with a modern look and feel.

INSTALLED SOFTWARE
Among many other programs, Firefox, Gimp, GCC, Wicd and GParted – see...
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The Loss of a Pet

Posted 03-18-2017 at 07:02 AM by Habitual (Spock's Brain)
Updated 03-19-2017 at 05:53 AM by Habitual

Dear Friends:

I woke up this morning to one of my "sugar gliders" laying on the bottom of the cage.
I could not tell, but I think it was the female, "Sweetie". She seemed to have been
struggling as of late moving about the cage.

If you don't know what a Sugar Glider is, I encourage you to go to images.google.com
and search for
Code:
sugar gliders
or see the attachment.

I can't be a complete asshole, my...
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File Type: jpg Sweetie.jpg (43.9 KB, 3 views)
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Installing WordPress on a Linux (LAMP) Server

Posted 03-16-2017 at 10:15 AM by beachboy2
Updated 03-19-2017 at 11:47 PM by beachboy2

Plan:
Install an Apache2 web server on Linux with PHP 7.0 (mod_php) and MySQL support. Then install WordPress and create your own website or blog, either just for testing/learning, or live transmission via a web host.

LAMP
is short for Linux, Apache, *MySQL, PHP.
A LAMP setup is perfect for a Content Managed System like Wordpress:
https://codex.wordpress.org/

(*Alternatively, you can use MariaDB from the original developers of MySQL. It is guaranteed...
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