I usually take a peek at the Internet Traffic Report (ITR) a couple times a day as part of my routine and was a bit troubled by all of the red today: I wanted to do some crunching on the data, and I deliberately do not have Word or Excel on my new MacBook Pro… Continue reading
Feedburner has borked the old RSS feed for the site and has completely disassociated me from it (meaning it’s no longer in my Google Feedburner admin options and they won’t let me re-claim it). So… the new feed link is http://rud.is/b/feed/atom/. Apologies for any inconvenience.
As you can probably tell from a previous post, I’m not a fan of paywalls—especially poorly implemented ones. Clicking on a link in an RSS feed post and having it land on a page, only to have it smothered in an HTML layer or — in the following case — promptly redirected to “Pay up,… Continue reading
One of my subdomains is for mail and I was using an easy DNS hack to point it to my hosted Gmail setup (just create a CNAME pointing to ghs.google.com). This stopped working for some folks this week and I’ve had no time to debug exactly why so I decided to go back to a… Continue reading
If anyone is experiencing the “Are you sure…” problem when trying to upload media to your WordPress blog, it’s usually due to a wonky plugin. In my case it was “Google Analytics 3 codes for WordPress”. Hopefully this helps others who are searching for a resolution to the problem.
Google’s new do-it-yourself two-factor authentication (Google Authenticator) enables you to setup stronger logins on your linux system. Nick Wilkens (@nwilkens) has a good/quick tutorial up on his company’s blog for acquiring, compiling and setting up Google Authenticator for ssh sessions. NOTE: On the Ubuntu VPS I was doing testing on, I had to add the… Continue reading