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Varnish on virtualmin with apache proxy for ssl

This guide is written for Debian Jessie but should work with other distro’s as well, for older distro’s still using SysV init you should check out virtualmin documentation for varnish.

Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites as well as heavily consumed APIs. Unfortunately varnish doesn’t support SSL directly, but there’s a sound reasoning behind this. Fortunately there are several remedies; like hitch, nginx and even apache. Since apache is standard with virtualmin and we don’t want to complicate our neat little server more than necessary we’re going to configure apache ssl termination.

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Installing pfSense on Dell Poweredge 1850

Installing pfSense (current version 2.2.2) on a Dell Poweredge 1850 is not as easy as one would think.┬áThe installer seems to hang on 38% and there’s nothing you can do about it! … Well actually there is!

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Find and eliminate illegal characters

I’ve been looking for a solution to a problem that a friend of mine has, with a bunch of files spread across several different folders which as gotten some really nasty characters in their file names, most likely because they used to reside on a windows partition.

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Tired of watching sloppy video playback from YouTube? I was, and it got me pretty exited when I came across this project called minitube.

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Gnome Shell Extensions

For everyone using Gnome 3 (the awesomest DE!) they have launched a pretty wicked shell extension site, it’s still in alpha but worked great for me.

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