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Dell UltraSharp UZ2315H Computer Monitor, 23-inch

Posted 02-11-2015 at 09:51 PM by flshope

Dell UltraSharp UZ2315H Computer Monitor, 23-inch

My old monitor, a 2003 Dell 15-inch 4:3 flat-screen E151FPb, started having white-out failures, which were becoming more and more frequent, sometimes minutes apart. Powering it off and on always fixed the problem, but sometimes I had to wait minutes before the power on. So I decided to replace it with the subject monitor.

This review is my initial impression within a few days of acquisition, installation, and usage of...
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Data Limits in 2015?

Posted 02-11-2015 at 08:57 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

I know Comcast has suspended their 250 GB limit and have been trialing different data plans, including one of the more idiotic ideas I've read yet (more on that in a moment), but I never bothered to actually read up on the stupidity that is taking place in the U.S.'s largest cable provider's upper management tier.

On first glance, lifting the 250 GB per month limit is a great idea. On the flipside, the way they are working around this is by raising the limit to 300 GB (gracias, amigos!...
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Exton|OS 64 bit with Mate and kernel 3.19.0-5-exton :: build 150211

Posted 02-11-2015 at 10:38 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-11-2015 at 01:15 PM by exton

NEWS 150211
A new and much better version of Exton|OS is ready. I have replaced kernel 3.16.0-21-exton with kernel 3.19.0-5-exton. (‘s stable kernel 3.19.0, released 150209). With kernel 3.19.0 there is no real need to use Nvidia proprietary graphic drivers since this kernel has better support for the open-source Nvidia driver Nouveau than any other older kernel.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.19 kernel

Desktop Environment and programs
The Desktop...
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Run your Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit system with the latest stable kernel – 3.19.0!

Posted 02-11-2015 at 05:46 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 3.19.0-5-exton, equivalent to’s stable kernel 3.19.0, released 150209.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.19 kernel

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Slackware-14.1-DnsCrypt Proxy 1.4.3

Posted 02-08-2015 at 09:49 PM by arniekat

How To Secure DNS with DNSCrypt-Proxy. DNSCrypt-Proxy secures your communication between your computer and a DNS Resolver. This particular setup optionally caches the DNS entries within RAM, which speeds things up for DNS queries. If you want/need to cache them on your hard drive, pdnsd would be a better solution.

Source - and ArchLinux Wiki

Compile and install:
1. ldns-1.6.17
2. libsodium-1.0.2
3. dnscrypt-proxy-1.4.3
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