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Debian Lenny + GUI = ?

Posted 02-24-2010 at 10:01 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags debian, gui, lfs

Yet another - to debian.
Few days ago I was trying to make a backup and write it on DVD. But failed to do so with:
1. nautilus (recently i used that, it was a simpliest way)
2. xfburn (i use xfce)
3. brasero.
All of them either hang or fall when I add too many files. Well, what the heck if I don't have any other choice? I need all of those files.
I was beginning to think about frontend to "genisoimage"... say, a GTK app, allowing to create an...
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.RU domains: No rules, no responsibilities

Posted 02-20-2010 at 07:19 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

Few days ago we had an accident with one of Russia's most popular bittorrent tracker site, torrents.ru. A domain was undelegated from DNS servers by request of our agencies.
While, in an official agreement, that accepted by both sides(registrar and registrant) when a new .ru domain is registered there is a note about "Registrator may not interact with conflicts a registrant may have with 3rd parties."
In this case it were two companies, complained about "torrents.ru...
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PHP security

Posted 02-18-2010 at 12:53 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags php, security

I've been helping out my buddy to get his site more secure.
He wrote a small news-site and made many mistakes there, most of them was related to security.
Just a same old mistakes when you forget to filter user input.
Suggest you to read this simple guide I wrote recently. It's a good point to start securing your web applications.
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Shareaza: "don't play with IE"

Posted 02-15-2010 at 06:57 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 02-15-2010 at 07:04 AM by Web31337

A short story about Infernet Exploiter usage in popular P2P app "Shareaza".
It was last summer, when SourceForge wasn't so bad and I was always sitting and helping on their channel @ freenode, and, also, I was a windowz user.
Persons:
_AnywhereIs_: me
Ryo-oh-ki: Shareaza developer

Local time: GMT+06 (in DST)
Channel: #sourceforge
Place: IRC.FreeNode.net
Date: June 13-14, 2009

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16:34:18 <_AnywhereIs_>...
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WWWall of shame: linux.org

Posted 02-13-2010 at 04:53 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags no-www, noob, www

A new category on my blog: WWWall of shame.
Dedicate to abuse of useless and stupid 'www' prefix.
Planning to update this category when I'll have something worthing of rememberance.
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I was just typing some random URLs and got to this domain in my browser: linux.org.
It's so hardcore it won't allow me to use URL without www, telling me I'm using wrong address, www should be used, '.' is an old site. It would be better if that at least redirected me to www. domain,...
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