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---Logopened Wed Feb 01 00:00:11 2006
00:06<warewolf>one of these days the middle drawer in my file cabinet will burst aflame, due to the sheer number of taco bell fire sauce packets.
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00:39[~]mikegrb will so do that to caker
00:39<@caker>hmm, redirects to their homepage
00:39<@caker> ?
00:40<@caker>mikegrb: be prepared for screencapture of your desktop as your desktop wallpaper :)
00:41<@mikegrb>better is screencapture of desktop displayed fullscreen in proof mode ;)
00:41<@mikegrb>don't forget to hide all the icons though
00:41<@caker>sendmail[27965]: k116ewIP027965: <>... User unknown
00:41<@caker>and so on...
00:42<@caker># head -n1 /var/log/maillog
00:42<@caker>Jan 29 04:02:06
00:42<@caker># grep "User unknown" /var/log/maillog | grep linode | wc -l
00:42<@caker> 531047
00:42<linbot>caker: Error: "!!!" is not a valid command.
00:42<@mikegrb>* gets about 50-100 spam a day
00:42<@mikegrb>it's funneled into my automated spam processing system 2000
00:49<warewolf>$ grep "User unknown" /var/log/maillog | wc -l
00:49<warewolf> 6
00:49<warewolf>$ grep "User unknown" /var/log/maillog* | wc -l
00:49<warewolf> 24
00:50[~]caker waits
00:50<@caker>only 595145 for last few logs .. must be a recent thing
00:52<@mikegrb>there was just a miller light commecial on
00:52<@mikegrb>it was raining beer
00:52<@mikegrb>people were runnig inside and getting pots, pans, buckets, coffe pots, whatever and putting them in their yeard
00:52<@mikegrb>drinking from bird baths
00:52<@mikegrb>sticking pitchers under gutter down spouts
01:03<[|^__^|]>some people will drink anything
01:03<@caker>ooo, this dapper pre-release recognized the 9550SX
01:03[~]mikegrb recognizes caker
01:03[~]caker does a little dance
01:03<[|^__^|]>the chair recognizes the floor
01:03<[|^__^|]>from oh so long ago
01:04<[|^__^|]>when they used to walk on the beach
01:04<[|^__^|]>well the chair would walk... the floor doesn't have any legs!
01:04<encode> grep "User unknown" /var/log/mail.log* | wc -l
01:04<encode>just thought i'd join in the fun
01:09<[|^__^|]>AND NOW YOU'VE KILLED IT
01:12<@mikegrb>198 Reports processed
01:12<@mikegrb>last 24 hrs
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01:14<gpd>grr... there must be a way to check all checkboxes on a page - if the author didn't provide the requisite javascript... ho hum
01:16<@caker>gpd: tab, space, tab, space, etc :)
01:16<warewolf>gpd- greasemonkey.
01:16<warewolf>illegal attempt to update using time 1138775810 when last update time is 1138775810 (minimum one second step)
01:16<warewolf>caker- did you just reboot a linode host?
01:17<gpd>caker: unfortunatlely it is tabx5,space,tabx5,space :(
01:17<@caker>warewolf: no?
01:19<warewolf>someone ran the RML client twice within very quick succession
01:19<gpd>hmm... greasemonkey installed - now where to find a suitable script...
01:19<warewolf>gpd- write one, duh :P
01:22[~]gpd wets himself with glee
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01:25[~]caker checks out fail2ban
01:27<Internat>i havnt that installed.. dunno if its actually doing anything tho
01:28<encode>its working good for me
01:28<encode>at least with ssh brute force attacks
01:29<encode>i get a couple of bans a day
01:29<tomsawyer>i'm tired of my existing webhosting company due to unreliable databases. i'm wondering if a linode would be a good alternative to traditional webhosting due to the power you get with it, or if you really need to be an expert to use one. can a linode also be just as simple as using a cpanel, etc like a regular hosting account?
01:32<warewolf>caker- you really need a OS image that is something like a (now Sun) Cobalt RaQ fs image.
01:32<warewolf>caker- for people who really want cpanel/ensim/etc all-in-one managed hosting
01:33<@caker>tomsawyer: I wouldn't say you need to be anywhere near an expert .. some experience helps, or at least the willingness to learn a few things
01:33<@caker>tomsawyer: It's a linux box, so yeah, you could install cpanel, etc .. but what's the point of that? Most people come here to get away from cpanel
01:33<@caker>tomsawyer: there are alternatives .. webmin+virtualmin (I forget the actual name) .. plus another one that I forget the name of (debian based)
01:35<@caker>tomsawyer: or, just use the command line :)
01:35<@caker>tomsawyer: anyway ... plenty of help with the forums and people here are generally willing to help if you're willing to learn
01:36<tomsawyer>caker: hehe i'm not quite ready to go totally command line ... not even close. i'm interested in learning BUT i have a couple of important sites that must stay up and i can't afford to have a mistake cause them to go down... so i guess my main q is if i sign up for one of these, will i be able to administer my websites easily, "out of the box" like with a regular managed account do you think?
01:37<tomsawyer>... and THEN maybe learn some stuff as i go, as time permits?
01:38<@caker>tomsawyer: setting up websites are easy (IMO), email setup can be trickier, depending on what you use .. this isn't going to be anything like a managed account. What you get is essentially what you end up with after installing a Linux distribution
01:38<@caker>tomsawyer: it happily greets you with a Login prompt. the rest is up to you
01:38<tomsawyer>ok i see ... that's basically what i needed to know for now. thanks :)
01:38<@caker>I think I scared him.
01:39<encode>im sure someone wouldnt mind providing a managed solution
01:39<encode>on their linode
01:39<encode>for a fee of course
01:39<encode>i remmeber someone offering that to someone else in a similar situation
01:39<encode>i dont remember who tho
01:40<tomsawyer>hehe well if i'm going managed i'll deal with the hosting provider directly then ... no sense mucking around with strangers i meet on the internet. we all know how crazy THEY are!
01:40<tomsawyer>bwoo ha ha
01:40<@caker>a/s/l? <wink>
01:40<gmoz>caker: 23/male/England
01:40<[|^__^|]>hi aslz
01:40<encode>99/female/retirement home
01:40<@caker>gmoz: 14/f/Miami
01:41<encode>aka 22/male/sydney
01:41<@mikegrb>480/zombie/behind you
01:41<@caker>encode: heh
01:41<encode>mikegrb: hehe
01:41<[|^__^|]>zomg there is a zombie behind you RIGHT NOW
01:41[~]encode looks
01:41<linbot>[|^__^|]: Error: "!!!!!" is not a valid command.
01:41[~]mikegrb gets encode
01:42<[|^__^|]>linbot: well it SHOULD BE
01:42<linbot>[|^__^|]: Error: "well" is not a valid command.
01:42<@caker>!supybot.reply.error.inPrivate TRUE
01:42<encode>!!!!silly linbot
01:42<linbot>caker: Error: "supybot.reply.error.inPrivate" is not a valid command.
01:42<linbot>encode: Error: "!!!silly" is not a valid command.
01:42<@caker>!config supybot.reply.error.inPrivate TRUE
01:42<linbot>caker: The operation succeeded.
01:42<encode>caker: pwned
01:42<linbot>caker: The operation succeeded.
01:42<@mikegrb>!flush caker
01:42[~][|^__^|] always reads "pwned" as "pawned"
01:42<[|^__^|]>lolz u been pawned for $50!!! herz yer tix!!!!
01:43<encode>is that better or worse?
01:44<@caker>I gotta stop watching my motorcycle videos .. jonesing for warmer weather
01:44<@mikegrb>you could move to florida
01:44<@caker> <-- WATCH THEM NOW
01:44<encode>caker: maybe you should move to sydney
01:44<@mikegrb>shorts and tshirts today
01:44<encode>damn 36 degrees C at 6pm
01:45<@mikegrb>though I switched to pants after the sun went down :<
01:45<@caker>mikegrb: I lived in florida already .. 5 years worth of flatness
01:45<@mikegrb>nashville is the antiflat
01:45<@mikegrb>probabbly more so then denver
01:46<@mikegrb>denver was pretty flat, it's just high
01:46<@mikegrb>nothing on san fran of course
01:46<@mikegrb>but I was pretty amazed with the non flatness
01:46<@caker>We've been thinking about doing the TN part of this:
01:47<@caker>The entire thing is from eastern TN all the way to OR, all/mostly on dirt
01:47<warewolf>!cyborg caker
01:47<linbot>warewolf: C.A.K.E.R.: Cybernetic Artificial Killing and Exploration Replicant
01:47<warewolf>oh thank god
01:47<warewolf>I thought caker silenced pubmsg from the bot
01:48<warewolf>artificial killing is an interesting thought though
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02:12<encode>!cyborg warewolf
02:12<linbot>encode: W.A.R.E.W.O.L.F.: Wireless Artificial Replicant Engineered for Worldwide Observation and Logical Fighting
02:12<Internat>!cyborg Internat
02:12<linbot>Internat: I.N.T.E.R.N.A.T.: Intelligent Networked Technician Engineered for Repair, Nullification and Accurate Troubleshooting
02:12<encode>!cyborg stupidLinbot
02:12<linbot>encode: Names can't have more than 10 letters. Please enter another name.
02:12<encode>what a dumb rule
02:13<encode>!cyborg Peaches
02:13<linbot>encode: P.E.A.C.H.E.S.: Positronic Electronic Android Calibrated for Hazardous Exploration and Sabotage
02:14<@caker>!quote goog
02:14<linbot>caker: The current price of GOOG is 432.6601, as of 4:00pm EST. A change of +5.8401 from the last business day.
02:15<encode>!quote !cyborg
02:38<taupehat>good god
02:38<taupehat>I sure missed all the fun
02:38<taupehat>oh well =]
02:49<warewolf>!quote srx
02:49<linbot>warewolf: The current price of SRX is 31.76, as of 4:01pm EST. A change of 0.00 from the last business day.
02:52<taupehat><3 fail2ban
02:52<taupehat>The IP '' has just been banned by Fail2Ban after
02:52<taupehat>6 attempts. Hahaha!!!
02:52<Internat>hmms *goes thru his logs*
02:56<Internat>i think i have it set up not to email me, and to just shut up and do it
02:57<taupehat>I like those
02:57<taupehat>makes me feel like my copy 386 is doing something
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05:06<linbot>New news from forums: Bug In Network Graphs in Feature Request/Bug Report <>
05:17<gmoz>gmozs love hugs!
05:37[~]encode 's house is starting to feel like
05:37<encode>we lost a phase of power :S
05:37<encode>no more aircon
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08:15<npmr>caker, i got a receipt but no invoice this month
08:16<@mikegrb>npmr: they are still going out
08:17<npmr>i guess it takes a while to bill a million customers
08:17<linbot>mikegrb: Linode80 - 28, Linode120 - 0, Linode160 - 18, Linode240 - 6, Linode320 - 6
08:18<@mikegrb>I pretended I knew python and was able to trick linbot into believing me
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10:20<ronald_r>what version of linux is best to choose for a linode?
10:20<kvandivo>whatever you are used to.
10:21<ronald_r>im not used to any of them
10:21<kvandivo>be wary of gentoo, though. the compilation requirements can be rough on smaller nodes
10:21<kvandivo>debian is a stable well tested distro. some people prefer ubuntu.. etc etc..
10:21<kvandivo>you are really asking a religious question, though
10:22<ronald_r>what one is easiest?
10:24<kvandivo>again, a subjective question.. my suggestion would be to download and install one on your home computer and play with it.. debian, ubuntu, fedora, redhat are probably good places to start
10:25<kvandivo>or, grab a linode and test them there.. it's very easy to switch around
10:28<npmr>ronald_r, to put your question into perspective, it's like asking a bunch of assembly line workers whether ford, dodge, saturn, or chevy makes the best four-door sedan
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10:29<[|^__^|]>I recommend ubuntu for beginners
10:29<[|^__^|]>on the desktop
10:29<[|^__^|]>but I think the server side is another matter
10:29<[|^__^|]>since they require you to change the distro name if you want to stay up-to-date
10:30<npmr>i use debian and drive a honda
10:30<npmr>a stock honda, not one of those stupid modified hondas
10:31<anderiv>ronald_r: also - keep in mind that once you choose a distro, you're not *stuck* with can easily deploy another distro if you choose.
10:31[~][|^__^|] doesn't drive.
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11:40<japostoles>If got a linode on host 50 that isn't responding.. I can't shut it down either..
11:42<japostoles>er .. if = I've
11:45<japostoles>.. and isnt working either
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11:49<bball>is something wrong with host50 ?
11:50<anderiv>bball: looks like there is.
11:51<bball>seems to crash a lot
11:55<nybble>oh no!
11:56<nybble>Western Union no longer offers Telegrams!
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11:56<taupehat>nybble is a bot =P
11:58<taupehat> /topic nybble is a bot
12:07<japostoles>soooo is host50 going to get fixed?
12:09<nybble>most likely, if its broken... it should be fixed... only logical... Although dont listen to me, you should ask caker/mikegrb
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12:28<Battousai>usually things that are broken do in fact get fixed (or replaced)
12:29<[|^__^|]> <-- these two will be installed as part of Goobuntu
12:29<@caker>on it
12:29<Battousai>caker = slacker
12:29[~]Battousai runs
12:30<@caker>I just got the page
12:30<Battousai>yeah yeah, excuses
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12:31<Battousai>if it were chuck norris, he would've roundhouse kicked the server so hard it'd crap out another server twice as fast
12:32<Battousai>that way failures lead to improvement
12:32[~]Battousai kicks dead servers too
12:32<Aquarion>*reads logs* Right, so it's everyone on host50 not just me :-)
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12:32[~]Battousai looks at Aquarion suspiciously
12:33<[|^__^|]>I have two weeks' uptime!!!!
12:33<Aquarion>Battousai: Yes?
12:34[~]Battousai shrugs
12:34<Aquarion>I have schrodinger's uptime. I can't see my uptime until I can ssh into the box...
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13:10<anderiv>farewell, linbot. Sad to see you go :-(
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13:58<jimcooncat>I wasn't paying attention, was there a problem with host50?
13:58<gmoz>no, that doesn't make me horny
13:58<jimcooncat>I'm asking because I don't see anything in the forum "System and Network Status"
13:59<anderiv>jimcooncat: yah there was.
13:59<jimcooncat>is this the same skas bug problem?
13:59<anderiv>jimcooncat: haven't heard, but I'd suspect so.
14:00<jimcooncat>thanks anderiv
14:00<anderiv>jimcooncat: np.
14:00<jimcooncat>just wanted to make sure it wasn't my own linode rebooting just for the hell of it :-)
14:01<anderiv>jimcooncat: that would be a problem?
14:01<anderiv>jimcooncat: ;-)
14:02<jimcooncat>It came back up before anyone missed their email. It's like the bear behind the tree -- if no one smells it did it really happen?
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14:58<vaxen>how do i read *.gz doc files without unziping it?
14:58<[|^__^|]>or do the LD_PRELOAD trick manually
14:59<efudd>gzip -dc !
15:01<vaxen>is there a package i need to install to enable ssl for apache2?
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15:10<Ty[school]>caker or mikegrb: You around?
15:11<@caker>Ty[school]: yup
15:11<vaxen>1172 ? S 0:00 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start -DSSL
15:11<vaxen>apache2 is stared with ssl but why can't connect to it?
15:11<Ty[school]>caker: Have some lovely DDoS on
15:11<Ty[school]>caker: :\
15:11<Ty[school]>Does HE still fail at filtering or is there anything they can do about it without nulling the IP?
15:12<@caker>Ty[school]: yeah, I noticed It's getting nulled
15:12<@caker>Ty[school]: it's been going on for a while
15:13<Ty[school]>Understandable, it's not actually my Linode. Just happens to be our hub for an IRC network.
15:13<npmr>vaxen, have you configured an ssl vhost?
15:14<Ty[school]>caker: It's either [Erik]'s or JasonF's, not sure who exactly.
15:14<vaxen>npmr: i don't think so
15:14<npmr>you need to do that
15:14<vaxen>npmr: i thought debian magically does it for me
15:14<npmr>debian does a lot of magical things
15:14<npmr>configuring your vhosts is not one of them
15:15<npmr>including ssl vhosts
15:15<vaxen>they should
15:15<npmr>that would require actual magic
15:15<vaxen>which file am i looking to edit?
15:16<npmr>depends..... how do you have your apache configuration laid out currently?
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15:17<Ty[school]>caker: If you don't mind you asking, how long do you think it will be nulled?
15:18<@caker>Ty[school]: how sure are you that is IP is the target?
15:18<@caker>s/is IP/IP/
15:18<Ty[school]>caker: Well, since the IRCd dropped all links and all the other leafs are still up, pretty sure.
15:19<Ty[school]>Just started responding to pings again too
15:19<Ty[school]>I'll be back in a few and see how it is then, need to get home.
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15:21<vaxen>npmr: yup
15:21<vaxen>npmr: i havent touched any files yet since the install
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15:24<npmr>open up ports.conf
15:24<npmr>add a line to listen on port 443
15:24<npmr>in /etc/apache2/sites-available, create a new file
15:25<npmr>it'll have the vhost definition you're about to create in it
15:25<npmr>name it using that vhost's name
15:25<vaxen>do you have a example definition
15:26<npmr>here's mine:
15:26<npmr>there are two vhosts in that sample
15:26<npmr>the first one is the port 80 vhost
15:27<npmr>all it does is redirect all accesses to the port 443 vhost
15:27<npmr>and that's the other one
15:27<npmr>anyway, modify to suit
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15:28<npmr>when you're done, create a symlink in /etc/apache2/sites-enabled
15:28<npmr>i'm going to take that thing offline now
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15:29<linbot>New news from forums: Host 9 down or inaccessible? in Feature Request/Bug Report <>
15:29<vaxen>gonna eat dinner
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15:34<linbot>New news from forums: Host 9 down or inaccessible? in General Discussion <>
15:37<@caker>pclissold: hello
15:37<@caker>pclissold: should be resolved now
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15:38<pclissold>it is. thanks :)
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15:43<Ty>mm, fun.
15:43<Ty>Still DDoS-a-plenty!
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15:44<taupehat>Ty: who's dosing you?
15:44<taupehat>or no clue
15:44<Ty>We have an idea, but that's not really important.
15:45<@caker>Ty: it wasn't against your IP .. it was another
15:45<Ty>caker: Interesting
15:45<Ty>caker: Any ETA on the box being functional again?
15:45<@caker>Ty: I just emailed the NOC
15:45<Ty>Go go HE!
15:47<@caker>must. get. food.
15:48<@caker>I'm thinking Backyard Burgers... mmmm
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15:57<gmoz>play with my flower
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16:21<Beirdo>caker: Backyard Burgers is pretty good stuff :)
16:21<EBD>what a lovely day
16:21<EBD>i find out my linode is getting ddosd
16:21<Beirdo>at least the one in Jackson, TN was, so I hope they are elsewhere in TN :)
16:28<EBD>caker, mikegrb, are either of you around?
16:29<@caker>Beirdo: damn, I love BYB
16:29<Beirdo>I'm glad my friend took me there. They are quite good
16:29<@caker>It's always empty when I go there .. ashame
16:29<Beirdo>not QUITE as good as grilling your own, but close enough
16:29<EBD>apparently my linode got ddos'd today, did it get null routed or something after?
16:29<@caker>but I think it's just that location
16:30<Beirdo>that could be
16:30<@caker>EBD: which IP?
16:30<@caker>there's another in town near a mall that's slammin
16:30<@caker>EBD: it was null routed, yes .. is it not removed yet?
16:30<EBD>i cant connect to anything when i lish into the box
16:31<@caker>gah .. I'll call HE
16:31<Beirdo>good thing you have burgers :)
16:31<Ty>Choking on coffee :<
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16:32<Ty>alias UNACT script exec foreach $$w (Irssi::windows()) { Irssi::command("window goto $$w->{refnum}")\;} ; window goto $winref
16:32<Ty>/ would help
16:32<@caker>nice alias
16:33<encode>im trying to figure out what it does
16:33<encode>and failing
16:33<Ty>Makes IRC 100% more tolerable
16:34<@caker>EBD: "we'll take care of that right now"
16:35<Beirdo>encode: I think it will unhighlight all channel windows from the bar at the bottom
16:35<Ty>Now when gets back up, my day will suck a lot less.
16:35<encode>Beirdo: now that i look at it, that seems to be correct
16:36<encode>by cycling through all open windows
16:36<Beirdo>that's my take on it
16:36<Ty>Yeah, that's it. :p
16:36<@caker>I usually just pound alt-a a few times
16:36<encode>or rather just all windows
16:36<encode>i dont see why that would make irc 100% more tolerable, but each to their own
16:36<encode>what do you have alt-a set to?
16:37<kvandivo>you're not one of those keyboard pounders are you?
16:37<encode>i have it set to scroll to the bottom of a window
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16:37<kvandivo>the default setting is to go to the most recent/important window with activity
16:37[~]encode notes that pressing alt and holding down an arrow key has the same effect, with less effort
16:37<@caker>encode: alt-a is /act
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17:18<[Erik]>lol, it still aint un-nulled
17:30<taupehat>hey mikegrb or caker, either of you have a good abuse contact at EV1?
17:31<taupehat>someone's website there is either _owned_ or they're just crooks to begin with
17:32<@mikegrb>don't believe they have any abuse staff
17:32<taupehat>this phish site has been up for a while now
17:32<taupehat>and is hitting paypal and various banks
17:32<@mikegrb>about like yahoo/sbc/geocities combined having 8 people
17:32<taupehat>at least, judging by the phish mails I've been getting pointing to them
17:37<taupehat>they have bogus names in their whois data
17:38<@mikegrb>this is surprising why exactly?
17:39<taupehat>my call is important to them!
17:39<taupehat>the recording told me so
17:44<Beirdo>just before they hung up on you?
17:51<gmoz>It tasted like butter.
17:55<[Erik]>"we'll take care of that right now" <-- lol, an hour later, its still null routed
17:56<@caker>sigh .. I'll open another "ticket" with them (really just an email, yuk)
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19:05<linbot>New news from forums: ssh scans from in Feature Request/Bug Report <>
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19:10<gmoz>what? it's not even scratch-and-sniff? poit.
19:11<@caker> <-- heh @ first entry
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20:10<@caker>mikegrb: nice
20:11<@mikegrb>he was doing that for a while
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20:12<PsycodeSys>Anyone awake?
20:13<tierra>only 7:00pm here
20:13<PsycodeSys>Sorry, worded that awkwardly; i suppose I should have said "Is anyone around?".
20:14<@caker>PsycodeSys: yes .. what's up?
20:15<PsycodeSys>just out of curiousity; what's the average turn-around time for verification phonecalls?
20:15<@caker>usually there is no phone call (I really need to change that) .. accounts usually activated within minutes if we're around, hours of not
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20:16<@caker>PsycodeSys: check your email, please :)
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20:23<linbot>New news from forums: ssh scans from in General Discussion <>
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20:24<[|^__^|]>senior member
20:29[~][Erik] screams and sends a mailbomb to HE
20:32<@caker>[Erik]: btw
20:33<@caker>PsycodeSys: what's your IP again, please?
20:33<@caker>er, wrong person
20:33<@caker>[Erik]: ip?
20:34<@caker>17:30 <@caker> EBD: which IP?
20:34<@caker>17:30 < EBD>
20:35<@caker>This address is not currently null routed.
20:35<@caker>---- Original message ----
20:35<@caker>>> Please remove the null route for
20:35<@caker>>> Thanks,
20:35<@caker>>> -Chris
20:35<chris>Damn your name being chris
20:35[~]chris shakes his fist
20:35<tierra>hey chris
20:35[~]gmoz . o O (chrey his)
20:36<Ty>That almost makes me want to change my name to Christ
20:36<@caker>[Erik]: I'd check your default routes / etc
20:36<chris>That reminds me
20:36<Ty>Chris even
20:36<chris>caker, Can it be set up so payments aren't automatic? I'd rather have an email saying "Give us money before X or mikegrb visits your home"
20:37<@caker>chris: if you're serious, no. You could enter a bogus CCnumber each month
20:37<chris>I was, I prefer to do bills by hand
20:37<@caker>four, and 15 ones will get around the LUN check or whatever it is
20:37<chris>hmm, that's shady. guess I'll live
20:38[~]mikegrb visit's chris's home anyway
20:38<@caker>this poor woman is emailing me about her site .. it's not even hosted here
20:38<@caker>mikegrb: see that thread?
20:38<Ty>I want a visit
20:38<chris>mikegrb, We can have tea while I call the police
20:38<@mikegrb>caker broke her web stats
20:38<@caker>whatever... :)
20:39<@mikegrb>he is a bully like that
20:39<Ty>cakeris one hardcore e-thug.
20:39<Ty>caker is*
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20:39[~]Ty flashes some gang signs
20:39<@mikegrb>I saw him eat a baby once
20:40<@caker>mmm, babies
20:40<Ty>I hate babies anyway
20:40[~]caker upgrades Thunderbird
20:44<@caker>[Erik]: route -n ?
20:44<[Erik]>[root@coruscant root]# route -n
20:44<[Erik]>Kernel IP routing table
20:44<[Erik]>Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
20:44<[Erik]> U 0 0 0 eth0
20:45<@caker>route add default gw
20:45[~]caker bonks [Erik]
20:45<[Erik]>omg thanks!
20:45<@caker>anyway, sorry
20:46<@caker>[Erik]: blame Ty :-p
20:47<@mikegrb>Ty ate the route
20:47<Ty>I hacked the gibson and changed the routes
20:47[~]caker hacks the world
20:48<@caker>nice .. got my rotorway DVDs today :)
20:49<gmoz>If i know parallel gmoz, he's in the sun by now!
20:49[~][Erik] does a dance
20:50<Ty>Oh god. No.
20:50<Ty>Spare us
20:51<[Erik]>i know you wanna see afro's goatse dance
20:51<Ty>I do
20:52[~]Ty kicks and screams demanding goatse action
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21:15<@mikegrb>new episode of IT crowd online
21:15<@mikegrb>first one wasn't bad, wasn't spectacular
21:16<@mikegrb>but it wasn't crap
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21:22<mikergb>Hello everybody. I am Mike from here to assist you.
21:27|-|mode/#linode [+b *!*alex@66.148.68.*] by mikegrb
21:27|-|mikergb kicked [#linode] mikegrb [mikergb]
21:27|-|mode/#linode [+b *!alex@*] by mikegrb
21:28|-|mode/#linode [-b *!*alex@66.148.68.*] by mikegrb
21:29<gpd>err... wtf?
21:29<gpd>not another pensicola LUG dispute?
21:30<@mikegrb>somebody not happy about having his account terminated for abuse
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21:44<gmoz>Curse you snacks... CURSE YOU$%\xA3@!^@#$@@\xA3^~\xA3@@
21:44<[|^__^|]>he's mike of Roy G. Biv!
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22:02<linbot>New news from forums: Setting up the "Web Hosting" package. in Linux, Apache, Mysql and PHP (LAMP) Forum <>
22:14<@mikegrb> <-- !!!!!!!!
22:15<[|^__^|]>the xscreensaver apple2 and phosphor programs work better as terminals
22:15<[|^__^|]>and are more authentic
22:15<[|^__^|]>and jwz has even ported them to the OSX
22:19<taupehat>ooh, phosphor
22:20[~]taupehat likes
22:20<[|^__^|]>yeah, but phosphor doesn't have the -fast like apple2 does
22:21<@mikegrb>it's like my first time on IRC
22:21<@mikegrb>on a VT100 in a uni lab
22:21<taupehat>so, I'm looking to grab a couple of these for general purpose yadda... was wondering if anyone here has used one
22:21<@mikegrb>3rd grade
22:21<taupehat>mikegrb: how old are you?
22:21<taupehat>SRSLY, that sunbox is 750 retail
22:21<[|^__^|]>I IRC'd from home in high school on an XT in the early years
22:21<[|^__^|]>connected through the library
22:22[~]taupehat was a BBSer, before IRC
22:22<[|^__^|]>IRC was 1989 magic
22:22<taupehat>there was a badass 24-modem BBS...
22:22<[|^__^|]>I didn't like the multi-modem systems
22:22<[|^__^|]>I stuck to the Internet for that
22:23<taupehat>this was pretty much pre-internet
22:23<[|^__^|]>how old are you?
22:23<taupehat>calling me old or something?
22:23<[|^__^|]>There were no 24-modem BBSes pre-internet
22:23<@mikegrb>23 or 4
22:23<[|^__^|]>29 in March
22:23<taupehat>well, fine
22:24<taupehat>but if you wanted Internet, you either had to live near enough to the right sort of places, or be in university
22:24<taupehat>even in silicon valley, which is where i was
22:24<[|^__^|]>I had library access, and it was sweet
22:24<taupehat>with a BBS, you had the joy of call-wasting your friends when you needed to get on
22:24<[|^__^|]>my dad was senior librarian
22:24<[|^__^|]>See, I never got call-waiting
22:25<taupehat>for a reason
22:25<[|^__^|]>and those who had it could always do some *70 trick
22:25<taupehat>iirc, that didn't happen right away
22:25<[|^__^|]>eh, my parents were paranoid that any phone service amounted to hundreds of dolalrs a week and they couldn't afford it
22:25<[|^__^|]>so I never even got my own line
22:25<taupehat>they invented the star trick after people complained for a couple years
22:25<[|^__^|]>or I'd have run a Citadel BBS back when
22:25<taupehat>trex was insane
22:26<taupehat>punx and anarchists in san jose, circa 1990
22:26[~][|^__^|] still occasionally telnets to and relives the citadel hotkey magic
22:26<[|^__^|]>we had our own network protocol and everything
22:26<[|^__^|]>like UUCP or FIDO
22:26<taupehat>oh aye
22:26<taupehat>ever go to a convention and find @!
22:26<taupehat>atbang FTW!
22:26<[|^__^|]>it was frozen forever at version 6.0
22:26<[|^__^|]>6.9 rather
22:27<[|^__^|]>NET_69 it was called
22:27<[|^__^|]>because we were such raucus kids
22:27<taupehat>oh man
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22:27<[|^__^|]>lots of folks had crazy vanity nodes just so they could have offline readers
22:27<[|^__^|]>yeah, I was a little young for conventions
22:27<taupehat>the only problem with multiline BBSs was when someone would get on with an old acoustic coupler and have music up too damn loud
22:28<[|^__^|]>but I remember atbang corners at some events at the local pizza joint
22:28<[|^__^|]>yeah, line noise jokes were always funny
22:28<taupehat>what part of the world were you at?
22:28<taupehat>ahh, that makes sense
22:28<[|^__^|]>citadels started in new jersey
22:28<[|^__^|]>but they only really flourished in seattle
22:28<[|^__^|]>for some reason western washington was where they took root
22:29<gmoz>why just the other day i watched a film with a plot
22:29<taupehat>eh. funny thing was that when I left SJ, I left computers behind for a few years
22:29<taupehat>kind of luddite-ish
22:29<taupehat>no 'lectricity, etc
22:29<taupehat>then all of a sudden someone showed me Doom
22:29<taupehat>and the rest is history
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22:30<taupehat>so mikegrb you gonna ban anyone else today? =]
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22:30|-|mode/#linode [+b *!*alex@*] by mikegrb
22:30|-|alex323 kicked [#linode] mikegrb [alex323]
22:30<@mikegrb>didn't realize he was stilll here
22:31<[|^__^|]>I really like "mikergb"
22:31<taupehat>"Hello, I am Mike deGreb" <killed>
22:31<[|^__^|]>Salu'to! Eye am ze Micah Gahrebzos!"
22:31<taupehat>do yourself a favor
22:31<taupehat>go to babble fish
22:32<taupehat>write a short letter, sign it "sincerely, Mike" and then translate it into Italian
22:32<taupehat><-- is also a Mike
22:32<[|^__^|]>maybe once my shaboom is finished
22:32<taupehat>what're you scripting
22:33<[|^__^|]>alias shaboom='sudo sh -c "apt-get update && aptitude dist-upgrade && apt-get clean"'
22:33<[|^__^|]>I am upgrading my laptop to dapper drake
22:33<[|^__^|]>FOR FUN
22:33<taupehat>that shaboom
22:33<taupehat>it's been a while since I've played with kubuntu
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22:37<taupehat>hey mikegrb did bot in #idlerpg die?
22:38<[|^__^|]>ooh, g7!
22:38<[|^__^|]>I should check my progress on the original
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22:39<lolz>you silly robot
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22:40<[|^__^|]>snowman party!
22:51<warewolf>/mode #linode +b *!*
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23:02[~]taupehat gets an evil grin
23:02|-|taupehat changed nick to lol
23:02<gpd>!insult lol
23:02<linbot>lol - You are nothing but a vain plate of Microsoft-loving gizzards.
23:02<lol>now nobody can say my name without triggering mikegrb
23:02<warewolf>!insult lol
23:02<linbot>lol - You are nothing but an impure petrification of measled toxic.
23:02<gpd>twice in that case...
23:02<warewolf>that's perfect
23:03<warewolf>because I say l0l and the bot says l0l
23:03<warewolf>perfect mikegrb spam
23:03<lol>ok, so it's not case-sensitive
23:03<lol>not that people really use case properly when saying that...
23:03<lol>"Lol, that was funny."
23:03<@mikegrb>mmm cake
23:03[~]lol is ciderish
23:04<warewolf>guinness or tequila for me
23:04<lol>oh my
23:04<lol>I avoid tequila
23:04<lol>only times I've ever been pissed drunk, starting fistfights...
23:04<lol>but that wasn't even enough
23:05<lol>sleeping with my best friend's girlfriend pretty much did it
23:05<gpd>curiously tequila has the same effect on me...
23:05<warewolf>I hope she was a good lay
23:06<lol>it really wasn't worth it =[
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