Tag Archives: Operating System

PGWS Challenges #1

With the lack of entries yet people telling me they are going to enter, I am going to extend this to the end of July. Get those footage in asap.

It has been a very long while from when I done a contest on Tweaked for your Pleasure but from feedback related to my puzzle ones, I have decided instead to do a gaming related set of contests this time which I am now calling PGWS: Challenges.

So lets kick the ball and get started.

You will need the following:

My VPS.NET review

vpsnet

As I am sure you know, Tweaked for your Pleasure is hosted on a few nodes at vps.net. While it is sad to say that originally my experiences at VPS.NET was okay, I ended up leaving them due to their SAN issues.

However a while back I was sent an email about their discounted nodes and I have to say, vps.net itself has improved big time. Not only does the SAN issues seem to have gone (at least on the London clouds) but support itself seems to have improved.

My current setup with vps.net is running the latest CentOS image (others you are able to use such as Debian) and their free licence for ISPManager. With VPS.NET you are able to get a free ISPManager licence (I think it is the Pro Edition) which I warn you now, does not work well on Debian and if you are going to pick that license then make sure to select CentOS as your operating system.
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ReactOS – Just how good are you right now ?

As of writting this blog post that ReactOS is in 0.3.6 (Alpha) and already, it looks like it will become a good operating system. The reason I will call it a good operating system is the fact that it is an open source clone of Windows. Now, I ain’t one to like Windows but lets face it, most people use it so it is good for something and it is about time someone decided to clone it.
If everything goes well then ReactOS might even replace Windows one day but enough about a time today, lets focus on the now. ReactOS is being designed so that ultimately it will run any Windows Software and hardware. Right now, it is doing an okay job.
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Do your research

Another day, another company has failed in trying to make me buy their product and I ain’t suprised no more. It was actually pretty clever. What happened is that they link to your WordPress installation and this causes a traceback to happen.

Now, typically linking to your is a good thing but in this case, the company trying to sell the product is now displaying their link within my WordPress Admin CP.

Now, being the type of person I am, I clicked on the link and it took me to a “YOUR COMPUTER HAS VIRUSES” page and not even for a second did I know it was true. On that page, it did an “online scan” and it was showing my C: Drive and D: Drive and scaning the DDL files within my “Windows” folder.
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