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Announcing…

mustelid.ning.com. Some kind of social networking thingy. I’m not quite sure what it does. Try visting it.

Google chrome

Just one of an avalanche of tedious blogosphere reactions to google chrome. This afternoon I was reading the comic book (at work, I confess, but I wasn’t alone) and now I’ve downloaded it and this is written in it. So far I haven’t seen any obvious advantages over firefox (other than the porno-viewing mode, of…

VNC: argh

I’m using VNC to view unix through windows and very nice it is. One irritating feature was lack of cut-n-paste between the VNC window and the outside world, but I could live with that. Then I wanted to run a different window manager, so ended up reading the documentation (:-) and discovered, in the “vncconfig”…

pgp / gpg

I have a load of files encrypted with pgp (2.6.2i, since you ask). But the machine at BAS this runs off is soon to be turned off, so it seems I need to upgrade to gpg instead. So… in a break from climate, can I ask the security gurus out there (are any of them…