Monthly Archives: July 2009

Palm T|X Security: Counterproductive

The other day, I was looking through the preferences on my Palm T|X, and I found out that I could enable “Intrusion Protection”. I set it so that it would destroy all data on the TX if I failed to enter my password 25 times. That seemed like enough grace period that I wouldn’t accidentally […]

Fedora 11 and Virtualization (KVM)

I’ve recently upgraded another computer from Fedora 9 to Fedora 11, and I’ve decided to try the built-in [KVM](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kernel-based_Virtual_Machine) (i.e. Applications -> System Tools -> [Virtual Machine Manager](http://virt-manager.et.redhat.com/)). I wanted a virtual machine that had bridged mode networking, but it wasn’t available by default. To get it as an option, I disabled SELinux (not sure […]

Switched from digitalspace to justhost

I’ve been running my website on digitalspace.net hosting for years. Then they sold out to jumpline, and my ability to push changes to my website via ‘[rsync](http://www.samba.org/rsync/)’ disappeared, and was never restored. Although I still had ssh shell access, the account was seriously limited. It was probably a good security decision on their part, but […]