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My education is in Computer Network Technologies. I use my free thought, when any thoughts are present, to write and produce content in a wide spectrum format flow. One day I may explain a method for accomplishing a task on a BSD operating system, or spewing about my latest Sandalwood acquisition, and other times I will keep my thoughts I put to the screen more personal and opinionated with my current gush of text in relation to my tempered mood.
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The Webalizer is an HTTP server log file analyzer that generates visual output statistics and graphs for your Internet website(s) and visitors. One of the features of The Webalizer is the search engine search strings (keywords, search text) logging. Each search engine uses a URL parameter that contains a query or a search string from the referring site that may direct traffic to your website(s). Webalizer uses the search query parameter to generate a list of 'Search Strings' that may be viewed and referenced by rank, hits, and percentage of hits.
SearchEngine name variable
Allows the specification of search engines and their query strings. The name is the name to match against the referrer string for a given search engine. The variable is the cgi variable that the search engine uses for queries. See the sample.conf file for example usage with common search engines.
The following is a list of search provider names and their corresponding query variable for generating Webalizer search strings statistics. I will update these periodically. Some search strings require Webalizer 188.8.131.52 or later.
SearchEngine facebook. q=
SearchEngine fastbrowsersearch.com q=
SearchEngine image.youdao.com q=
SearchEngine kvasir.no q=
SearchEngine eureka.com q=
SearchEngine hotbot.com MT=
SearchEngine infoseek.com qt=
SearchEngine mamma.com query=
SearchEngine sensis.com.au find=
SearchEngine frontier.com q=
SearchEngine pavlovmedia.com q=
SearchEngine zoominternet.net q=
SearchEngine mediacomcable.com q=
SearchEngine webcache.googleusercontent.com q=
SearchEngine www.google. q=
SearchEngine www.google. as_q=All Words
SearchEngine www.google. as_epq=Exact Phrase
SearchEngine www.google. as_oq=Any Word
SearchEngine www.google. as_eq=Without Words
SearchEngine www.google. as_filetype=File Type
SearchEngine search.yahoo. p=
SearchEngine search.yahoo. va=All Words
SearchEngine search.yahoo. vp=Exact Phrase
SearchEngine search.yahoo. vo=Any Word
SearchEngine search.yahoo. ve=Without Words
SearchEngine search.yahoo. vf=File Type
SearchEngine bingj. q=
SearchEngine bing. q=
SearchEngine msn.com q=
SearchEngine about.com terms=
SearchEngine alltheweb.com q=
SearchEngine altavista.com q=
SearchEngine aol.com query=
SearchEngine ask.com q=
SearchEngine looksmart.com qt=
SearchEngine lycos.com query=
SearchEngine netscape.com query=
SearchEngine search.com q=
SearchEngine search.alot. q=
SearchEngine search.comcast.net q=
SearchEngine search.conduit. q=
SearchEngine search.pro q=
If you have a small cloud instance or a server with little resources you will often need to adjust a handful of SMTP settings appropriate for the scope of your server's capabilities. In conjunction with MTA tweaks, an MTA milter, milter-greylist, allows you to defer incoming mail (rate-limit) based on several possible rate conditions, rate matching, and index keys.
Lets have a look at these two milter-greylist rate-limit examples:
ratelimit "defaultlimit" rcpt 60 / 1m key "%r"
racl greylist rcpt /^.*$/ ratelimit "defaultlimit" delay 31m autowhite 0m msg "Message rate exceeded"
ratelimit "globallimit" rcpt 120 / 1m key "globallimit"
racl greylist rcpt /^.*$/ ratelimit "globallimit" delay 31m autowhite 0m msg "Message rate exceeded"
We first need to set a rate-limit variable with the limit of hits per a period of time and include a key to store the current MTA load on your system. The key "%r" is the recipient e-mail address and "globallimit" is a generic non formatted string.
The racl declaration in these two examples match all recipient e-mail addresses. The first example will keep record of the rate-limit in a variable of the recipient e-mail address "%r" and defer the sender by 31 minutes if the ratelimit parameter is exceeded for that recipient address. After the 31 minute defer time the message will be accepted regardless of any other milter-greylist declaration. The second example is a global rate-limit using the generic key "globallimit" that applies the same recipient matching as the first example. This second example however will only allow the MTA to accept e-mail at a rate of 120 messages or lower per minute globally. Order of operation is key here and you generally want to place these access control lists after blacklists and before whitelists.
You are not limited to just recipient matching or a specific format string key. In addition you could match an ACL based on message data (dacl) containing a URL or a block of text inside a message. See 'format strings' in the greylist.conf man page for possible key variables.
A year ago I was writing...Dictionary.com - Godless is Godless Synonym
The ability to support diversity on-line with a massive number of your peers for Pride, a global festivity happening in one place on an otherwise random corner of the Internet, is now possible. Prepare to celebrate LGBTQ and diversity by creating an Android Droid representation of yourself for the event occurring on the weekend of June 27th and 28th. Android is the name of Google's smartphone operating system. A Droid (robot) often represents Google's Android.
Google is putting on a global virtual Pride parade named #AndProud where your self-designed Droid will march. You may use Androidify to create a Droid with several choices of hair and color, shirt and pants, with a persona of your own. Optionally you may identify your Pride march Droid with a name and (or) location.
Along with the virtual global pride event happening on-line, your Droid may be chosen to be displayed on a large screen on a parade float during Google's physical support of diversity in the San Francisco, London, and New York parade locations.
A year ago I was writing...A Look at the Aspire ET-S BDC Glassomizer
The following ffmpeg command line notes demonstrate how to remove all EXIF data from a source media file.
Use the following switches on the ffmpeg command line before the output file or output method is called:
-map 0 -map_metadata -1
The source stream needs to be re-encoded, copied, or at a minimum pushed through ffmpeg with the above two switches.
Here is an example to remove metadata during a video transcode:
ffmpeg -threads 2 -i myvideo.mp4 -c:v libx264 -crf 32 -c:a libfdk_aac -b:a 128k -map 0 -map_metadata -1 newvideo.mp4
A year ago I was writing...Cyanogenmod 11 M6 on the LG Optimus G (LS970) - No GPS and com.android.phone Crash Workaround
I went back in time with the help of Archive.org and took a look at one of my first, and possibly the very first, public accessible website I created, proudtux.com. The snapshot shown here from 2004-08-26 I believe is using a simple CMS I put together along with a custom forum application and a nostalgic guest book application written in PHP.
I soon after grew a distaste for the domain name and went on a journey of preponderance that ultimately led me to the domain name myspew.com in which to host content and media related to my interests and my opinions throughout these many years after and to this current day and time.
The real treasure for this morning's blast from the past is the archive of five Blog post entries linked from the proudtux.com home page. I will in short time insert these posts into the current CMS so I may look back on to it occasionally when I would like a smile.