Archives 2006

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My family has demanded that I implement an anti-spam solution on our mail server. After doing some research, I decided to give the Anti-Spam-SMTP-Proxy a try. ASSP represent a lot of development work, and appears to be a mature product. It has everything I want: Baysian filtering, DNS RBL, Web customizable, a nifty ...

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Summary: Herein, the author purchases a digital piano.

My grandparents wanted to help us buy a piano for our little family. Between their contribution and the money we had saved, our budget allowed us to make the single biggest cash purchase of our lives. We did a couple of months of research before settling on a ...

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A note to anyone who might be interested: I have run Debian testing on this laptop since Spring 2005. I believe that everything is working as well as it did under Gentoo (no 3D acceleration yet), and I have done no special configuration that I can remember.

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HP has led the printing industry in providing open source software to support its printers. This makes it really easy to access advanced features of an HP printer in Linux. The difficulty for me was with the terminology:

  • CUPS: UNIX printing system. CUPS manages printers and print jobs. Software talks to CUPS, and CUPS talks to ...

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