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So finally I've moved all services from my old server to my Christmas Xen box! This was not without problems due to the fact it had to run NetBSD -current

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After starting the year with curses work, I decided to do some more!

Currently we lack Soft Label Key functions as specified by POSIX. What are these? Glad you asked! Soft Label Keys ripoff a line from the bottom of the screen and allow for up to 8 keys to be displayed there. You can define lab...

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So over the holidays, I managed to get in some good quality family time and find some time to work on some Open Source stuff. I meant to work mainly on dhcpcd, but it turned out I spent most of my time working on NetBSD curses library so that Python Curses now works with it. Now, most people r...

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My brother got me some very tasty presents for Christmas (and my up-coming Birthday), namely the GIGABYTE BRIX J1900 and a Samsung EVO 750 250G. Santa also brought me 8G of Crucial memory. Putting them all together is a nice new machine to install NetBSD Xen! The key part is this is a low...

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New ISP

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As I blogged previously about changing ISP, it has finally happened. The engineer who installed it was very friendly, polite and helpful whilst doing professional job. A credit to the company.

From 16/0.6mbs to 200/20mbs thanks to Virgin Media! OK, it's not quite 200 down, it's quite variable a...

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