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

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 99

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) 970 970

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.

Comment: PasswordMaker (Score 1) 1007 1007

http://www.passwordmaker.org/
All you have to remember is a master password. It will generate secure passwords for you depending on the "note text" you enter (whether it's a domain or something else.)

Has a firefox extension, but also a CLI / PHP / Java version, so you can use it on anything.

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