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11 posts are tagged "server"

32-bit Only Hardware - Still Usable in 2019?

I understand your reluctance to throw that nice little netbook away. Actually I used to own a very similar model until recently, an Acer Aspire One ZG5, with one of those infamously underpowered intel Atom processors (and GPU). I bought it used (dirt cheap) in 2015 (it was new in 2010) and installed...

Get Your IP with this PHP snippet

This site now provides a link to get your external IP: http://dt.iki.fi/ip.php For an encrypted connection, you might want to read this first. https://dt.iki.fi/ip.php It contains only this: <? echo $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']; ?> For example, it could be used in a shell script like this: my_ip="$...

About HTTPS on this site

This site is also viewable encrypted through https. There's a snag though: Browsers do not (by default) "trust" the certificate authority I'm using. Why not? Because this "trust" must be bought, and the certificate authority I have chosen does not pay this money (and neither do...

Upgrading a CAcert.org Server Certificate (nginx)

Please don't ask me to consider anything else; I choose CAcert even though it isn't "trusted". But what use is trust that can be bought with $$$? CAcert are certainly trustworthy in my opinion. If you think so too you might want to import their root certificate from this page. I also wrot...