Firefox extensions for Amazon Web Services

Wednesday, 12. 08. 2009  –  Category: vague

These two Firefox extensions are soothing the pain between the CLI and the AJAX-with-treacle web interface: S3Fox Elasticfox There’s bound to be something that draws together all the foregin keys – AMI, volume, instance, reservation etc – but I’ve yet to find that. Been putting off writing it for a while…

Firewalls

Friday, 5. 09. 2008  –  Category: vague

Ace quote from Bruce Schneier’s book Secrets and Lies: The first firewalls were on trains. Coal-powered trains had a large furnace in the engine room, along with a pile of coal. The engineer would shovel coal into the engine. This process created coal dust, which was highly flammable. Occasionally the coal dust would catch fire, […]

No, I’m building JDK *elsewhere*

Tuesday, 2. 10. 2007  –  Category: all, sw, vague

Lousy licensing click throughs: [root@two /usr/ports-work/distfiles ] 0 # curl –referer http://www.eyesbeyond.com/freebsddom/java/JDK15JRLConfirm.html -v -d"patchset=6" -d "accept=ACCEPT" -O http://www.eyesbeyond.com/freebsddom/java/download_patchset15_jrl.cgi