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FreeDNS.Afraid.org A Record Setup 11
The Problem In the “early” days of the internet, you could find free Dynamic DNS (DDNS) accounts everywhere. The providers of those free services, such as DynDns, hoped that by giving you a freebie, you’d eventually become a paying customer for one of their pay services. Unsurprisingly, that’s not what happened. […]

Using FreeDNS.Afraid.org with DD-WRT when you lose your Free DynDns ...


Proper ecobee3 wiring for PEK users 63
So you got your hands on an ecobee3 smart thermostat, and instead of reading through the installation manual (which is actually pretty good), you came to the Internet to figure out how to install your ecobee3. OK, fine… I’ll help you. 🙂 This how-to guide for installing your ecobee3 covers a […]

How to Install an ecobee3 Smart Thermostat


Postfix 2.9 Upgrade 4
I run a number of “real” Postfix servers that live “away from home,” in a cozy server cabinet at our colo facility, but I also like to keep a Postfix server handy in the basement, running on an ancient (but rock solid) Dell PowerEdge 2450 running CentOS 5. I don’t […]

HowTo: Get Around Comcast Port 25 Block with a Postfix ...



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Since the default version of ImageMagick installed by yum on CentOS 5.5 is  6.2.something, and you want to be able to do all the cool stuff that ImageMagick 6.5.* and 6.6.* can do, you’re gonna have to compile it from source yourself. Don’t worry – it’s easy, and it works.

How to Get ImageMagick 6.5.x or 6.6.x Working on CentOS ...