Here’s three ways to either change the logging level of a systemd service, or stop it from logging all together. Also useful for desktop apps flooding the log.
Short DNS TTL times are great for failover but can be detrimental to DNS performance. Here’s a comparison of the DNS TTL caching durations of popular CDNs.
Here are 6 services you can report malware websites and phishing emails to help make the internet a safer place for everyone.
I’ve taken steps to increase the blog’s readability and had to seriously bump-up the font size. Responding to critiques.
Get access to the Microsoft Hummingbird personalized news feed in your web browser (and outside the US). No side-loaded apps required, just your web browser.
Web browsers and other clients vary greatly in their handling of DNS TTL caching hints. Some follow TTL hints, limit it at 2 seconds, or apply their own logic.
systemd-resolved improves DNS performance with query-caching. Learn how to configure it to increase system privacy and security with DNS over TLS and DNSSEC.
There’s a lot to like about the privacy-focused Mailbox.org email hosting provider. The web user-interfaces isn’t all that great, though.
The Australian government’s new privacy-unfriendly anti-encryption interception and surveillance law succeeds in undermining trust in Australian tech companies.
Secure app-sandboxing makes Steam distributed via Flatpak for Linux a more secure gaming environment than macOS and Windows 10.
Modern and backwards-compatible lossless compression methods reduces the file size-gap between the newer WebP image format, and legacy formats like JPEG and PNG.
How to help visitors and search engines better navigate through your yearly blog archives: Provide links from year to year!