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Entries for Wednesday, May 14, 2008

May 14, 2008

The Debian SSL fubar farrago - some light perspective

If you have a Debian or Ubuntu box and used it to generate an SSH key in the last couple of years, due to a rather heinous bug, there’s a high chance you have one of roughly 260,000 keys.

To put this in perspective, if your account was protected by a 4 lower-case-character password, it would be harder to brute-force access (264 = 456,976).

For the sake of the internet, follow the instructions to update the keys on your servers forthwith.

UPS: Tracking Information

UPS: Tracking Information

Nice work UPS. The package Amazon overnighted me last night? Has been delivered in 2006. Now that is speedy delivery.

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Port of the XBox Media Center to OS X. Works with the Apple Remote, making it more elegant than my usual VLC + Sofa Control combination. Looks good.

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Brand new Google Reader for iPhone

Lovely AJAXy enhancements to Google Reader make it a wicked quality experience on the iPhone.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.