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Submission + - What have peoples experiences with Hosting Provider Siteground been?

Zero__Kelvin writes: I recently took over the website design for a small church who would like to stream mp3 and possibly videos of their services. I also had to make numerous changes to the site. In the process I have encountered a few problems and issues, including making it very difficult to ssh into the server. Meanwhile ftp is available easily, encouraging the use of insecure file transfers. Ironically, they cited security as their excuse for not having basic tools like git and make available on their servers once I finally ssh'ed in successfully. They also added a useless and unneeded php script to my site without my permission in response to one of my tickets.

I have read numerous negative reviews on the net, but I am also aware that you can find negative reviews on fluffy bunnies if you try hard enough. I am particularly concerned about claims that they have stood in the way of people switching providers.

So I am asking:
  • What experiences have others had with siteground?
  • For those who moved successfully to another provider, how can I do so in the smoothest way possible (any success stories?)

Submission + - Facebook social network is a notwork without IE

Zero__Kelvin writes: While somewhat begrudgingly allowing a friend to use my Linux box to access his facebook account, I discovered that people are experiencing trouble using facebook with non IE browsers, and this has been an issue since August of 2008. Perhaps not so coincidentally, Microsoft acquired a major stake in the social networking site in 2007. Users have reported problems with Firefox, with some claims that Adblock is to blame being debunked. I have tried it with Konqueror and found that the same difficulties exist there as well, and it appears that this has been an issue for a similiarly long time. If only we had some kind of open standard to which they could conform ...

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