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Strange Party: Now with added SSL from letsencrypt

Mon, 2016-08-22 19:51 - Last checked: 39 min 22 sec ago

I’ve had SSL available on my site for some time using startssl, but as the certificate was expiring and requires manual renewal, I though it was time to try out letsencrypt. I’m a huge fan of the idea of letsencrypt, which is trying to bring free SSL encryption to the whole of the internet, in particular all the smaller sites who might not have the expertise to roll out SSL or where a cost might be restrictive.

There are a lot of scripts for powering letsencrypt, but getssl looked the best fit for my use case as I just wanted a simple script to generate certificates, not manage apache configs or anything else. It seems to do a pretty good job...




zengeek: Google deletes a decade’s effort without warning

Thu, 2016-08-11 10:14 - Last checked: 3 days 2 hours ago

A warning about thinking twice before relying on megacorp cloud providers:

http://www.vox.com/2016/7/30/12303070/dennis-cooper-blog-deleted-google

#cloud #google #blogger #gmail

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zengeek: Easy to set up, Free GNU Social WordPress Plugin – by Chris Ridings.  

Wed, 2016-08-10 12:52 - Last checked: 3 days 2 hours ago



zengeek: Microblog alternative to twitter

Wed, 2016-08-10 12:47 - Last checked: 3 days 2 hours ago

For any advocates of the #openweb , my microblog is also now at quitter.is/dowean

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zengeek: Been reading a lot about #minimalism. Now have 32,509 bookmarks on the subject.

Tue, 2016-08-02 17:08 - Last checked: 3 days 2 hours ago

Been reading a lot about #minimalism.  Now have 32,509 bookmarks on the subject.

The post Been reading a lot about #minimalism. Now have 32,509 bookmarks on the subject. appeared first on dowe.io.




Czajkowski: Ramblings, Ravings and Rantings: NoSQL Podcast: Service deployments with JuJu Charms

Tue, 2016-08-02 15:07 - Last checked: 39 min 22 sec ago
In the latest episode of the NoSQL Podcast titled, Service Deployment with Juju Charms, we’re joined by Canonical’s, Michael Hall, and Juju Charm contributor, Jose Antonio Rey where we discuss deploying applications and services using Juju Charms. In this episode we get all the details from Michael regarding the background on Juju Charms and we have Jose explain […]



zengeek: Picture this, #Instagram: I’m leaving.

Mon, 2016-08-01 10:07 - Last checked: 3 days 2 hours ago

Goodbye #Instagram.  Your collection of heavily-filtered, uncomposed photos was tiresome & uninspiring.

Time to pare-down the list of unnecessary social networks in my life.

The post Picture this, #Instagram: I’m leaving. appeared first on dowe.io.




zengeek: 4:30am. What’s not to like!

Wed, 2016-07-27 05:30 - Last checked: 3 days 2 hours ago

You can drink tea, work in peace and quiet … and feel your eyes burn!  What’s not to like about 4:30am!

#work #coding #php

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