Author Archives: Jon Lybrook

FreeBSD vs. Linux

On the surface, the GNU/Linux project and FreeBSD are both considered “open source” software which implies “free” to use.  In fact there is a lesser-known clause in the Gnu GPL that might be of interest to entrepreneurs and developers: “Linux … Continue reading

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Fixing Problem with Postgrey 1.34_7 under FreeBSD 9.2

Most of the time FreeBSD documentation is complete and more than anyone could ask for.  With the release of Postgrey 1.34_7 this was not the case.  I’ve been running some form of greylisting on my mail servers for almost a … Continue reading

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Backups, Backups, Backups

One of my first jobs in the computer industry in the mid-90s was that of a Computer Operator. Now it sounds like a funny job title since, after all, who doesn’t operate a computer nowadays? It was, and still is, … Continue reading

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Google / Verizon Creates Email Problems on Android OS 4.3

A client visited me the other day at my request.  He had gotten a brand new Android phone from Verizon, running the latest OS 4.3, and could not connect to one of my company’s secure email servers using it.  I … Continue reading

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