Random Stuff

Just got milimeterwaved and specially screened.  Fun.

Dear Adobe

Dear Adobe,

Your home page boasts ‘I am the new creative’.

It takes a long time to navigate past your home page to reader, flash, and air over RDP because your graphics eat up tons of bandwidth.  Can you please not be so f*cking creative?

Wannabe

About as helpful as I’ve come to expect from Microsoft:  Time (yyyymmddHHMMSS.mmmmmmsUUU): 20130907025110.000000-

Are you trying to look like Linux while continuing to provide no useful information?

Reason #165484 Why Linux is Better than Windows

I can install and uninstall my DHCP server without having to reboot

Typical bug fixing

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So sad that a ‘corporate’ mail server like Exchange have a parameter called “AcceptLargeDataLoss”?
Why doesn’t the MS Exchange team at Microsoft believe me when I say they should switch to Maildir for storing e-mail and use open technologies like CalDAV.  I’ve never lost e-mail on a Linux box with Maildir.
But somehow…mysteriously…an archive mailbox managed entirely by Exchange, not connected to via Outlook…has corrupted data.
No problems with the data store, chkdsk says everything’s fine, and eseutil says the database is pristine….so why did Exchange lose about 1% of the e-mail in that account?  No one knows. 
Why doesn’t anyone believe me when I say “You should never EVER use Microsoft Exchange Server EVER!  It’s quite possibly the worst mail server on the market.

So sad that a ‘corporate’ mail server like Exchange have a parameter called “AcceptLargeDataLoss”?

Why doesn’t the MS Exchange team at Microsoft believe me when I say they should switch to Maildir for storing e-mail and use open technologies like CalDAV.  I’ve never lost e-mail on a Linux box with Maildir.

But somehow…mysteriously…an archive mailbox managed entirely by Exchange, not connected to via Outlook…has corrupted data.

No problems with the data store, chkdsk says everything’s fine, and eseutil says the database is pristine….so why did Exchange lose about 1% of the e-mail in that account?  No one knows. 

Why doesn’t anyone believe me when I say “You should never EVER use Microsoft Exchange Server EVER!  It’s quite possibly the worst mail server on the market.

People say 1gbit/sec is the theoretical limit for ethernet.
I say it’s a requirement….if you are running the beast that is Microsoft Exchange…

People say 1gbit/sec is the theoretical limit for ethernet.

I say it’s a requirement….if you are running the beast that is Microsoft Exchange…

Loving Linux

I love how bash start up in a new gnome-terminal tab in under 0.68 seconds…and how powershell takes 15 seconds to load modules (or whatever that crap is called)…

Gedit Developer Plugins

Does every derivative of Ubuntu have a broken gedit-developer-plugins package?  This is driving me nuts.

Exchange

It’s amazing how youcan turn an old, decrepit beast-of-a-server into a decent machine simply by uninstalling Microsoft Exchange.

Wordpress developers are complete and utter morons.  Relative links are perfectly acceptable.  I can easily migrate a Django site between domains, local paths on the server, etc…but not WordPress.  Because they are f*cking morons.

HP ‘V’

HP: Your ‘V’ series switches are crap.  Why even include a console port when all you can do is ‘ping’, change the IP, reboot the switch, clear the config, xmodem up a new firmware image and reboot?  Seriously?!?  That’s not CLI management.  Totally missed the missing ‘Procurve’ in the name.

Also, the web management interface is terrible, ugly and painful to use.

Drop the ‘V’ series and stick with ‘Procurve’.

Dumb Vendors

I just had a vendor tell me that Chrome is really good at telling you if there’s a problem with your SSL certificate whereas Firefox usually just ignores certificate errors.

Whatnow?

He then told me that Chrome will verify the nslookup of the certificate and also verify the certificate password.

Uh…unless I woke up this morning in the twilight zone, those statements are retardedly false.

Bad Vendor!

You want my client to clear their browser cache every time they want to use your application?  Seriously?!?  $50,000 and that’s the best you could do?!?

After my 30th reinstall of Windows Server Update Services and getting the 30th entirely new error meaning I have to uninstall, reboot, delete some stuff, reboot again, and try to reinstall—I’m starting to get a bit opinionated about Microsoft and their shitty software…