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Don't Forget Feeds

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Even when I'm not able to update the site as much as I would like, please note the feeds Tuxmachines pulls in. In the side columns below the fold are Linux.com, LinuxToday.com, and more. On the news feed page is a wider variety.

Big Thank You for Donations

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I wanted to formally thank again those who donated to tuxmachines' Christmas stocking this year at Texstar's suggestion.

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storming

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A bad thunderstorm is rolling in. Anyone wanna bet me how long before the lights go out?

Yep, there go the tornado warning sirens...

Downtime

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Hey, some may have noticed that we've been offline for a bit. We experienced some rather bad storms the other night and many lost electrical service. That includes me and tuxmachines. It's back on now and hopefully the predicted storms tonight won't knock us offline again.

motherboard

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Sorry for the delay in getting started today. I got up this morning and my work machine was not going to work no more. I'm back up now and will update the site as soon as I can.

Woohoo, we're back

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What a night. We went down yesterday due to hardware failure in the server.

Some site news

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In light of the malware scare yesterday, I thought it might be prudent to make sure everything else was up-to-date on security fixes as well. In addition, I've added a new theme for registered folks to try out.

Malware Warning (resolved)

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I have been informed that my site was producing malware warnings from Google. Google web tools reported that some malicious ads were possibly being served through my OpenX ad server. OpenX has been removed and the database deleted. tuxmachines.org is completely safe as are the google ads that remain.

under the weather

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You may have noticed the lack of updates to the site past few days, and along with my apologies comes the explanation that I've been very ill.

under the weather

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If any have been wondering why things might seem a bit slow around here lately, it's because I haven't been feeling well. Hopefully things should be getting back to normal in the next coupla days. Thanks for your patience.

Big Thank You to Contributors

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I want to formally thank all those who contributed to the Tuxmachines' fund raiser this past 24 hours. The response has been heart warming to say the least.

downtime today

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Again I'm in the awkward position of having to apologize for my cable company and their failing service lately. Service went out this morning about 8:30 and didn't return until almost 4 this afternoon.

Downtime - connectivity issues

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I guess you might have noticed we were offline today and the connection is still very spotty right now (will connect, but drops after a few seconds). There's a lineman supposed to come sometime tomorrow maybe, you know how that goes. I am sorry for the trouble and hope we'll be back up soon. Just keep trying. Don't forget about tuxmachines while we're down. Big Grin

downtime (updated)

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We've suffered two occurrences of downtime within the last 4 days due to loss of electrical service in the area.

Ubuntu users Poll

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If you are (or were) an Ubuntu user and haven't voted in our latest poll, I ask that you please consider doing so now.

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downtime and slow updates

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My apologizes for today's problems. The lights blinked this morning and I've been having issues since. But they seem to be resolved now.

Upgraded Site software

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I upgraded the Drupal software to the latest and greatest last night. All went well except one (or two) little niggle(s).

downtime lately

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I apologize for the downtime lately. The cable has been going out quite a bit recently. No one at the other end of the phone line seems to know any reason why, but I have my suspicions.

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