In my recent series at The Register, I’ve explained how you can set up a mail server with spam and virus filtering, using OpenBSD, Postfix and Amavisd. The configuration I’ve used is, at heart, one that I’ve run for a very long time myself, based on an original tutorial by Scott Vintinner. The tutorial is… Read More Using Postscreen to filter out connections on your mail server
Over on The Register, I’ve been doing a series of articles about setting up your own email server with spam and virus filtering. You can find them here: part 1, part 2, part 3. In the third part, I show how to set up a basic Amavis configuration, which is a spam filter that calls… Read More Setting up Amavisd to run chroot on OpenBSD
At an event in London this morning, with the DTG and Freeview, a significant announcement finally happened – and not before time in my view. From January of next year, all Freeview labelled TVs above 32 inches will have to have support for HD and DVB-T2. From January 2017, that will apply to all Freeview… Read More A long awaited move to T2
Democracy, according to Winston Churchill, was “the worst form of government, except for all the others.” To a degree, I think, the same might be said about the UK’s television licence fee. The BBC’s charter – the legal framework that establishes it – is up for renewal, and so once again there are many discussions… Read More The TV licence – the worst option except all the others?
Last week, I wrote about the withdrawal of Amazon’s video app from some LG BluRay players, and Samsung TVs. Following a bit of extra feedback from readers, I contacted Amazon and they’ve confirmed those are the only classes of products affected in this current round. You’ll find all the details in this month’s Breaking Fad… Read More Should you even bother with smart TV?
Earlier this year, Google caused some upset amongst owners of some Sony and Panasonic TVs and BluRay players by dropping support for their built-in YouTube functionality. Now it looks like it’s the turn of some LG owners to be upset by Amazon. Update: Not just LG. Since I first posted, I’ve heard from a Samsung… Read More LG BluRay players, Samsung TVs to lose Amazon Video
Over on The Register, there’s an interesting article about the Ashley Madison hack, and a fair number of interesting comments. There are also some from people who, one assumes, must be entirely pure of heart and mind. Already, there are numerous reports of people worried about what may happen to them as a result of… Read More You’re next: Ashley Madison, outing and little lists