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 top ten articles
Author: Dan Langille 
Date:   27-12-00 01:11

I'm sure you have your favourite FreeBSD Diary articles. These would be the ones which helped you the most. Or the ones you think other people should read. You might hawe only one or two such articles. What's the URL for that article?

Here's an example of what to enter:

Let's assume this is your nominated article:

<a href=""><i>procmail</i> - a simple example</a>

You may also want to include a <br> at the end of each line.

You can enter this by typing the following:

- a simple example</a>

see also <a href=""></a>.


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 Re: top ten articles
Author: Justin 
Date:   29-12-00 08:29

I found your CVS article located at very useful.

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 Re: top ten articles
Author: green 
Date:   29-12-00 11:13

i found many useful articles, but the most important for me about sendmail, ppp :)

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 Re: top ten articles
Author: randall ehren 
Date:   29-12-00 20:32

in no particular order:<br>
<a href=""><i>rsync</i> - keeping files in sync remotely</a><br>
<a href=""><i>drive-to-drive-backup</i> - and how to swap out drives</a><br>
<a href=""><i>secure-file-copy</i>- another use for ssh</a><br>
<a href=""><i>rewrite</i> - rewriting URLs with apache</a><br>
<a href=""><i>makeworld-script</i> - keeping freebsd up-to-date (and stable)</a><br>
<a href=""><i>patch</i> - making your own patch files</a><br>
<a href=""><i>helping</i> - spreading the wealth</a><br>
<a href=""><i>cvsweb</i> - gui html interface to your cvs</a><br>
<a href=""><i>cvsup</i> - updating freebsd</a><br>
<a href=""><i>nfs</i> - file sharing for unix</a></font><br>

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 Re: top ten articles
Author: Dan Langille 
Date:   29-12-00 21:11

Thanks. Which sendmail and ppp articles?

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 Re: top ten articles
Author: fugazi 
Date:   29-12-00 23:17


To be honest I don't have any *favourite* articles, so far I've enjoyed them all! In my opinion, your site is fun to read on a daily basis and that is was attracts me to this site.

Obviously some articles are of more interest to me than other (PPPoE, file system full, or IPSEC) but that changes. You reread an article that you "missed" the first time round and that helps you with your problem.

I also like the less serious articles such as the cats articles or the April Fool's joke. It gives this site a personal feel to it.

All in all, I could not pick which articles I like the most, most will come in handy at one time or another. Keep up the good work!

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 Re: top ten articles
Author: Luqman 
Date:   02-01-01 01:51

Yeah! I do agree with this one, you're absolutely right!!
To the author, I know this is not helping you with your goal,
but this is the way we feel, can't help it. :)

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 Re: top ten articles
Author: James A. Peltier 
Date:   05-01-01 20:26

My favorites currently are currently working with PostgreSQL. I am trying to get started working with Databases and PHP/Perl. I have ZERO experience with this and your articles are pretty helpful. Keep up the GREAT work

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 Re: top ten articles
Author: parv 
Date:   08-01-01 08:55

i found...

<a href="">ipf - installing ip filter 3.4.1</a>

...very helpful to update the source code for ipf. somewhow i missed the "creating your own path files" (listed by randal e.); guess i have some reading to do

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 Re: top ten articles
Author: JD Durick 
Date:   19-01-01 04:23

I found your article on NAT to be extremely helpful since I'm setting up a honeypot behind my firewall (on a seperate network).


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 Re: top ten articles
Author: Bob Willson 
Date:   03-03-01 02:19

I am fascinated by just about all of your articles.
I have learnt a lot just by browsing them and picking up clues here and there.
For example:
I had recently been having trouble with named falling over about once a week, so I added a line to the cron file to automatically restart named several times a day.
Yep, that's right, I finished up with 87 copies of named running at the same time.
THEN I saw your article on "sending a HUP to a program".
All was made clear, the command I should have put into cron was of course "ndc reload". I had never even heard of the command before. So, thanks for the fish.

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