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Comment: Re:Oh boy. (Score 1) 185

by fialar (#37917244) Attached to: OpenBSD 5.0 Unleashed On the World

pfSense is based on the pf in OpenBSD 4.5. OpenBSD 5.0's pf is greatly improved.
There has been a lot of work going into getting an updated pf into FreeBSD, but they're only able to get the PF from OpenBSD 4.5 into 9.0-CURRENT (which is what pfSense 2.1 uses).

I run OpenBSD on my firewall and I mainly run -CURRENT from snapshots and I've never had any problems. -CURRENT rarely breaks.

Comment: Getting useful info out of twitter? (Score 1) 99

by fialar (#31624118) Attached to: International Longest Tweet Contest Seeks Entries

Good luck trying that. There's tons of spam bots on it that just clog up searches. Nothing useful turns up anyway. It's totally useless. Where do you people find weather emergency alerts and drug cartel movements and stuff anyway? Did you have to sift through "get #viagara #boner http://is.gd/"?

Comment: Get a Brother printer (Score 1) 970

by fialar (#30322358) Attached to: What Do You Do When Printers Cost Less Than Ink?

Local Cartridge World here used to push Canon printers, but now Canon are forcing people to buy new ink. (They, Epson and other printer manufacturers sabotage their printers so they won't work with refilled cartridges.)

If you buy a Brother inkjet printer, all their cartridges can be refilled at a fraction of the cost and they don't play games with their
printers/cartridges to prevent refilled cartridges from working.

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