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I used to run an old shared server for public access, in the last century and for the beginning part of this one for a while - at it's peak it had around 80 users, and it always ran OpenBSD since 2.4. That said, I used to have a few (and with hindsight, possibly unjustified!) rants about it. It had an IRC server on it, some of the more comical quotes from it are available here and which can be used via the unix `fortune' command.

Occasionally I used to give presentations at a few events:

This next section requires some organising ;-)

The KLF - WTF?

Need a password? Try here (powered by the Openwall Projects passwdqc!)

For some time, I used m0n0wall as a packet filtering firewall, but then I flipped a bit and enabled IPSec on worked well, but these days I prefer OpenVPN, SSL VPN's are far easier to deal with.

Postfix isn't a bad sendmail replacement, here's a document on how to enable some of the anti-spam features.

Here's a link to "The Hacker Crackdown", the HTML version. Still remains one of my favourite books.

A random screenshot that was the result of a friend being particuarly unwell.

You need to watch out for scam-spam.

ciscoyoinker proved a quick hit for me when I was on a pentest and found a private community string out.

I am quite the unix fan, here's my .Xdefaults, .cshrc, .twmrc and .xinitrc.

Here's a copy of nfsshell, with a trivial patch to make it compile on modern linux systems.

The Acer Aspire One (aa1) was a laptop I used to have, I got it when I can back from travelling round South America, and it served me well for a number of years (hostname: the littlest hobo). It ran linux, and at the time I felt a need to write up what I did to get it working on it.

I had a bunch of other stuff up at (arbitary date selection), and simonb' - both sites no longer exist but you can still see stuff thanks to