My Firefox extention of the week is GooglePreview. Just thought you should know.
The game of the day is:
In the comment section of my blog, complete this sentence:
“If my feet had balls….”
Today’s question comes from a fark thread
If somebody gave you a brand new Lamborghini, absolutely free on the condition that you must always have a license-plate reading “SHEMALE” – would you take it?
My image of the day from http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/040920/480/dn10109201907
The mailing list 0xdeadbeef gives us the SCO joke of the day:The Sultan’s Son
But the reality is, this case is about a contract dispute. Linux got dragged into it as hostage. SCO is holding Linux by the neck, pointing a gun at its head, and telling IBM, “Do what I tell you, or I’ll shoot your little friend.”
This spam came into the moderation queue of the LUNI general mailing list, which I help moderate. This has got to be one of the best spam subjects I’ve seen in awhile.
Subject: Not a dating service, a SHAGGING service!
My friend seva is an admin of some unix boxes (including linux) at a firm that does some stockish stuff. Appearently, some of their applications are based on java. He was running into a weird situation where the box was in EDT (where it lived) and but java kept thinking it was CDT (where the box was originally.) Well, it was reporting “America/Chicago” technically.
Continue reading Java dumbness of the day
I learned something new today from the AP article Don’t Mess With Our Slogan, Texas Warns.
“Don’t mess with Texas” was an anti-littering slogan created by Texas’s Transportation Dept. Its now in our common lexicon and plastered everywhere, but until today, I had no idea it had such a non-macho beginning.
Today’s “useful tool of the day” comes to us thanks to the openssl command line tool from openssl. It was probably well known to all, but I just found out about it today.
From the openssl man page:
s_client This implements a generic SSL/TLS client which can establish a transparent connection to a remote server speaking SSL/TLS. It's intended for testing purposes only and provides only rudimentary interface functionality but internally uses mostly all functionality of the OpenSSL ssl library.
Here’s an example:
Continue reading openssl as a debugging client