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  Thread: UnixHub, Mail, and a bright future
Post: RE: UnixHub, Mail, and a bright future

Thanks for all the good work [ I especially like the new theme ;) ]. May I suggest ISPConfig as for an alternative management system? Disclosure: I'm not part of their project. It's quite mature now ...
eksith Community & Forums Related Discussions 3 1,969 03-11-2013, 10:43 AM
  Thread: New Forum Theme
Post: RE: New Forum Theme

Very nice! Nice, clean and simple [ but not too clean and simple ;) ] and I especially like there are now scrollbars on code snippets plus the font itself is bigger. The brighter font on regular posts...
eksith Community & Forums Related Discussions 23 8,208 03-11-2013, 10:29 AM
  Thread: PF on OpenBSD: The fast track
Post: RE: PF on OpenBSD: The fast track

Thanks guys! That's an excellent resource, shtols. The latest edition is a treasure trove of information on configuring (basically) a military grade firewall appliance with free software. Can't beat t...
eksith Security & Cryptography 8 6,937 30-10-2013, 08:26 PM
  Thread: PF on OpenBSD: The fast track
Post: RE: PF on OpenBSD: The fast track

Thanks! PF is lazy-people friendly so it's definitely up my alley ;) There are a few changes from different installations because they all use a slightly different syntax. As always, the best resource...
eksith Security & Cryptography 8 6,937 30-10-2013, 11:10 AM
  Thread: PF on OpenBSD: The fast track
Post: PF on OpenBSD: The fast track

Anyone in a rush to configure the firewall for a quick server? I know I was, so what follows is an incredibly ill-advised recommendation ;) Copy the config. I know I'm not alone in feeling like this,...
eksith Security & Cryptography 8 6,937 30-10-2013, 10:54 AM
  Thread: Why hello there!
Post: RE: Why hello there!

Howdy! Hope you plan to share some doodles here ;)
eksith 9 3,784 27-10-2013, 04:43 PM
  Thread: Backups are for weaklings!
Post: RE: Backups are for weaklings!

lol That's just the status dump to my email :P It only runs if something went wrong and there's a status message for me. If you're curious about the actual code that creates archives from given path ...
eksith Desktop Customization & Workflow 11 5,512 27-10-2013, 01:27 AM
  Thread: Backups are for weaklings!
Post: RE: Backups are for weaklings!

While that shell script + cron solution gets rained on a lot, by and large, it's quite an effective method provided nothing else breaks. It's possible to write scripts that are quite robust with error...
eksith Desktop Customization & Workflow 11 5,512 26-10-2013, 06:14 PM
  Thread: Howdy 'n stuff
Post: RE: Howdy 'n stuff

Thank you kindly. I had a bit of a bout with the flu so I didn't get a chance to drop by much here or IRC. Gonna change that soon ;)
eksith 12 4,345 26-10-2013, 05:48 PM
  Thread: URL routing (in PHP)
Post: RE: URL routing (in PHP)

Thank you, guys! I made a tinsey correction so it should run with no issues. :)
eksith The WWW 3 5,727 17-10-2013, 02:18 PM
  Thread: URL routing (in PHP)
Post: URL routing (in PHP)

'Routing' is just a fancy shmancy term for 'a thing requested gets sent to a specific area'. And that's about it. There are other (very heavy) things like acronyms attached to it such as 'MVC', 'MVP',...
eksith The WWW 3 5,727 17-10-2013, 05:51 AM
  Thread: The problem with DEFINE (in PHP)
Post: RE: The problem with DEFINE (in PHP)

Well, I hope we can change that. Glad to be of service :) I've been meaning to ask, how do I format this properly to PHP syntax? I just put the code in [ code ] blocks, but that doesn't seem to be en...
eksith The WWW 5 5,123 16-10-2013, 04:08 PM
  Thread: Howdy 'n stuff
Post: RE: Howdy 'n stuff

Thank you, guys! I hope I'll live up to those expectations ;)
eksith 12 4,345 16-10-2013, 02:59 PM
  Thread: The problem with DEFINE (in PHP)
Post: RE: The problem with DEFINE (in PHP)

Thank you! It honestly comes down to one simple fact: You can't betray what you don't know. So the alternative becomes, where do I store something that's visible to the scripting engine, but not the ...
eksith The WWW 5 5,123 16-10-2013, 02:55 PM
  Thread: The problem with DEFINE (in PHP)
Post: RE: The problem with DEFINE (in PHP)

Thanks! I aim to please ;)
eksith The WWW 5 5,123 16-10-2013, 11:04 AM
  Thread: The problem with DEFINE (in PHP)
Post: The problem with DEFINE (in PHP)

Anyone who's played for even a little bit in PHP has come across this problem one time or another: Where to store the keys to your precious castle. Whether that's your database connection settings, so...
eksith The WWW 5 5,123 16-10-2013, 09:31 AM
  Thread: Howdy 'n stuff
Post: RE: Howdy 'n stuff

Thank you, much! :)
eksith 12 4,345 16-10-2013, 08:22 AM
  Thread: Howdy 'n stuff
Post: RE: Howdy 'n stuff

Thank you, guys! @Hans, these days I visit HN for a few interesting stories here and there. Sometimes there are nuggets of gold in the comments, but it's getting more and more rare. There's a bit of ...
eksith 12 4,345 16-10-2013, 07:03 AM
  Thread: Howdy 'n stuff
Post: RE: Howdy 'n stuff

Thank you kindly. Having read his posts on HN, I take that as a big compliment ;)
eksith 12 4,345 16-10-2013, 04:51 AM
  Thread: Howdy 'n stuff
Post: Howdy 'n stuff

Greetings everyone! I'm eksith. Nice to meet you. Consultant, developer/programmer, designer, amateur therapist type -- who's not particularly great at any of them -- with mild OCD here. I usually g...
eksith 12 4,345 16-10-2013, 02:04 AM