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Jellyfin and metadata privacy

The Jellyfin media server can enrich your media collection with metadata from online sources. The price may be free, but the cost is metadata for metadata.

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Network routers are just computers

Network routers are neither appliances nor magic; they’re computers and computers require ongoing maintenance and security patching. But whose job is that?

Why we need the distributed web

The web has become too centralized. The distributed peer-to-peer (P2P) web can help tear down the walled gardens erected by big tech companies.

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Review: Managed GeoDNS on a budget

A comparison review of six GeoDNS service providers. GeoDNS can help reduce latency by directing your website traffic to the nearest datacenter.

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Change the default SSH port in Fedora

Reduce brute-force password guessing and scripted attacks on your SSH service running on a Fedora Server by changing away from the default SSH port number.