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PHP5 vs. daylight saving in Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS

Much of Australia went into DST mode this week, with the only holdouts being the odd little backwaters of our country (generally referred to as “Queensland”) for whom daylight saving is a threat to curtains or farm animals… and anyone … Continue reading

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Smooth upgrade to Ubuntu 8.04 LTS on my Linode

A few days ago I upgraded to Ubuntu 8.04 LTS on my Linode VM (the machine which hosts this blog). I had upgraded to 7.10 a while back, so it was unlikely to be much of a challenge… But it … Continue reading

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Faster OpenSSH 4.7p1 in Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)

A couple of weeks ago, while chatting with Rob, I mentioned that John gave me an awesome tip that I use all the time: The pget command in lftp, particularly for sftp downloads. That’s right: Not only does lftp provide … Continue reading

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