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glib-2 and gio-fam-backend install stuck or stalls on FreeBSD

You are going about your normal business, updating your ports on FreeBSD using portmaster or portupgrade. You come back an hour later to find that your update has stalled on the following:

How to Setup DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) with Postfix and FreeBSD

If your mail is always ending up in the "Junk" folder, perhaps it's time to take a look at DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM). DKIM is an email authentication framework (or protocol) that tries to minimize the SPAM problem. Your email server will sign every outgoing message with a cryptographic private key. Your DNS server is setup with TXT record in the email's domain that contains a matching public key. The receiving end will take the two keys, and determine if they are a match, thus authenticating your email server.

FreeBSD's FTP Server Doesn't Honor Configuration Values in ftpd.conf

While trying to setup an FTP server on my FreeBSD 7.2 system, for some reason anything I put into the /etc/ftpd.conf file did not work. I wanted to specify a PASSIVE ports range and according to the FreeBSD documentation, the following line in the ftpd.conf file *should* do it.

FreeBSD 7.2 Package Mirror by Unibia.net

I'd like to make available for the public a free package mirror for FreeBSD 7.2 i386. The pre-built packages on this server are not by any means 100% complete, but their are many currently available.

If using the default csh:

setenv PACKAGESITE "http://phobos.morante.net:10080/packages/7.2/i386/Latest/"

If your using bash:

export PACKAGESITE="http://phobos.morante.net:10080/packages/7.2/i386/Latest/"

Enjoy.

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