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Tuxmachines intermittent downtime and sluggishness

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I am moving Tuxmachines.org to a new server today, so the site may suffer intermittent downtime and sluggishness.

Please Vote in our Latest Poll

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If you haven't yet, would you please vote in our latest poll submitted by bigbearomaha concerning your preferred Linux install media? I was wanting to use the results in an article, but there aren't nearly enough votes to be valid right now. Vote away!

downtime today

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Today ain't been our day. We experienced two occurrences of downtime today for seemingly unrelated reasons.

Irish Open Source Technology Conference

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The Irish Open Source Technology Conference http://iotc.firstport.ie (blog live) is a two day event in Dublin, Ireland on June 18th - 20th.

We're currently finalising the full agenda and have a few speaker opportunities available.

Interested? Here's what to do.

Connectivity problems

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Seems I've been having some connectivity problems as of late. The adsl connection keeps disconnecting and causing the intermittent connectivity problems to the site. I've switched out modems, even now using a brand new model, but it's not helping much.

Been Sick as a dog

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I apologize to the folks that come to tuxmachines looking for the latest in linux and open source news and reviews for not updating the site the passed coupla days. I've been sicker than I've ever been in my life.

We're Back

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I'm so so sorry for the downtime folks. We had a storm roll in last night. A tree blew over onto a powerline and ripped the whole meter box right off the back of my house.

Whoops!

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Opps! Changing teaser/excerpt module changed a few things. And I'm not up to going back for two months of posts to adjust. Tongue

Notes on Submitting Content

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Lord knows I appreciate all the 'news submissions' I can get. In fact, I've often thought of asking around for a 'Number One' to help me run the site in that area. But I have a few notes for those submitting, especially if you've noticed your submission not published.

Final Update

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Well, I guess everything is about ready, except for a few minor glitches. I haven't looked at possible reasons why the gallery rss feed broke, but it's due for an upgrade so I'm not really concerned about that.

As noted in a comment of the last post we now have mail. I gave up on sendmail and opted for postfix which was really easy to set up.

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