It’s coming back!

Last week, I pulled the plug on logstripper. Today, I’m announcing my plans of bringing it back as a new service.
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Goodbye logstripper

Update on June 4, 2014: It’s coming back!

As of today, logstripper is no more. With this post, I’d like to explain why I have decided to pull the plug on it, and what you can do if you were still using it.

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Screen is not a process control system

This post may seem like it should be blatantly obvious, but in the last month alone, I’ve heard of numerous people using screen and/or cron to keep daemons alive. Worse, there’s even semi-official guides out there that still recommend it, even in this day and age. Now, don’t get me wrong, screen is absolutely awesome (though I prefer the newer tmux) for what it’s meant to do, such as multiplexing terminals and providing window management of those terminals.
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Fixing the Broadcom BCM4331 wireless drivers on Ubuntu 13.10

How to restore stable WiFi on the Broadcom Corporation BCM4331 wireless chip after upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring) to 13.10 (Saucy Salamander).
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Nginx, Safari and TLS: worker process 12345 exited on signal 11

About a week ago, we at TravelBird had this bizarre problem with nginx workers segfaulting on TLS connections from Safari and curl, but not Firefox or Chrome. Nginx logs would state the worker process exited on signal 11 and dmesg would show the feared nginx[12345]: segfault at 8 ip 000000000042a08d sp 00007fffe5eebca0 error 4 in nginx[400000+b9000]
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Birds, Amsterdam and spreading wings

It’s been a few months since my last post and a lot has happened during that time. One of the biggest has been that of leaving my old job at a&m impact and instead accepting a position at TravelBird, a relatively young startup in Amsterdam (our capital city).
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