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  1. IPv6

    I've finally managed to find the time to look into IPv6. The ISP for siology.net and my home ISP both don't provide native IPv6 to their customers, so I had to make use of hurricane electric's IPv6 tunnels.

    It took a little while to get my ...

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  2. Zenoss swap usage threshold as percentage

    Published: Mon 05 November 2012
    By Sirex

    In Linux.

    For some reason, setting a threshold in zenoss for percentage amount of swap usage is not as easy as you may hope. You can set a threshold as a fixed value easily enough, but doing it as a percentage (such that it will work on machines with differing amounts of ...

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  3. Linux, all the choices all the time.

    Published: Fri 19 August 2011
    By Sirex

    In Linux.

    One of the benefits of linux is choice. There seems to be endless numbers of small and large projects filling every possible need, with many competing or overlapping projects. I see it as the job of the distributions to carefully pick which projects will perform best together and thereby give ...

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  4. Pushout profile

    Published: Fri 19 August 2011
    By Sirex

    In Linux.

    I had a problem, normally i checkout an svn folder of my dotfiles and create symlinks to these files, however sometimes this isn't possible, as the end machines dont have svn installed, or cant reach the internet. I've found recently a more useful use case is being able ...

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