Category: General

  • spam using pingback ?

    The first time i got spam on my blog from spammers using comments. Authimage did a great job, and i never received again. Now the are spamming using pingbacks….Go figure. I will find a solution soon

  • Hotmail account upgraded

    My hotmail account upgraded from 2 MB to 25MB. To be honest a friend sent me a trick in order to do it. It appears that hotmail upgrades only the accounts that have, as a Country United States. Mine was Greece.

  • PCB Etching

    After succefully etching 2 boards at home i think it is time to write down a howto. It isn’t so difficult as it sounds. After you done it for the first time it is 30 min work to have a board ready. 20 mil track between pads isn’t bad at all 😀 Time to gather […]

  • Spam statistics for December

    As the month ends in a few hours and this year ends also, it is time to have a look on the spam statistics for this month. For month December: I received 796 messages. 214 of them where caught by dspam, 11 missed. That gives us: [list] [*]Spam ratio (of total processed) [b]22.037%[/b] [*]Spam identification […]

  • Asterisk on WRT54GS ?

    I came across to this [url]http://www.sineapps.com/news.php?rssid=421[/url]. In short: Asterisk runs on the WRT :). That means a lot if you understand. You will have a 100 Euro device to terminate voip calls or use it as a voip gateway. I just added it on my todo list

  • Launchcast Radio

    I came back from a coffe to my desktop. And i show a message on my yahoo messenger (Launchcast Radio): “Are you still there ?”. Yahoo Messenger detects when you are idle and stops playing Launchcast Radio in order not to consume valuable bandwidth when you are not on your desktop. Nice work.

  • linuxmail account full of undeliverable notifications

    I have an account on linuxmail.org which i don’t use it too much. I hadn’t login for more that 2 months. The account was over quota from the Undeliverable (or returned ) mails new viruses send using my email as the from address, or spams that spammers send using the same method It will take […]

  • De-Spamming The Inbox

    Anurag Jain suggests that switching off your mail server for 2 days = no more spam. Read [url]http://anuragjain.blogspot.com/2004/12/de-spamming-inbox-hard-way-i-have-been.html[/url] Time to switch of my mailserver also ? After reading his blog…. I will put it in my todo list 🙂

  • slashdot ads again ?

    I am a slashdot subscriber for only one reason: I don’t want ads. As am i seeing now i have only one ad on all pages from mediaplex on the top of the page. I can easilly block all of them using firefox and adblock but i pay for not having them. Even if the […]

  • Permalinks finally

    Finally. I got permalinks to work. The story: My blog is under a virtual host on apache (Fedora Core 3), and i allways got a 404 error when i enabled permalinks. Solution simple: Options Indexes Includes FollowSymLinks Multiviews AllowOverride All Order allow,deny Allow from all For the directory that wordpress is installed And do a […]

  • news from a chef

    My friend Dimitris is a Chef de partir. He send me some photos from Spain. Well, not exactly photos from Spain, but from his creations….. This guy can turn the food that you don’t like in something that is really plesant to the eye and ofcource in delicious in your mouth 🙂 Todo: Remember to […]

  • geoblog

    Mikel Maron has done an excellent work with the geoblog. Have a look at [url]http://www.brainoff.com/geoblog/[/url], as he says “the World as a Blog” I also added geo information on my weblog. And it works

  • A week using blog

    It is about a week since i started using/writing a blog. All i can say it is a lot of fun. The thanks goes to the guys that wrote wordpress. There are a lot of stuff to learn about it…. A lot of plugins to play with…. OK enough back to the shell

  • slashdot slashdotted ?

    What is going on ? Slashdot got slashdotted 🙂 ? A lot of 503 Service Unavailable today. Maybe they are updating the slashcode slashdot uses….[url]http://www.slashcode.com/[/url]

  • Yahoo mail upgraded

    Justed login in my account on yahoo and instead of the usual 100MB space it is upgraded to 250MB. Well i don’t use it so much since i use my gmail but it is a start for yahoo, who knows maybe next year will offer 1 GB or more 🙂

  • blog spam ?

    To be honest, i didn’t know that there is spam on comments on blogs. The strange think is that this blog is alive for less than 3 days. Where the hell they find it ? 🙂 For the last 1 hour: 15 spam comments waiting for moderation. The funny think is that they are from […]

  • Hello world!

    I always wanted to create a blog, now i think the time has come. Well, to be honest, i found some time to do it 🙂 The best use of a blog for me is more than a diary i can keep notes and keep them online. Paper is good, but you cann’t have it […]