FreeBSD, PC Gaming and Streaming, Server and OS

Using FreeBSD to Stream to YouTube and Twitch

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Introduction In a previous entry I discussed the differences in streaming game play to YouTube vs Twitch, as well as the differences between using hardware versus software h.264 encoding.  The conclusion that I came to was that I was going to continue streaming to my YouTube channel until I decide to buy and assemble another PC specifically for Twitch…

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FreeBSD, Server and OS, Spam Fighting

Blocking Spammers at the Router: IPFWMTAD

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Assuming you’ve followed my spam-fighting adventures, you’ll know that I have a fairly successful installation of Neal Horman’s spamilter running in a FreeBSD jail, and his ipfwmtad daemon running on the jail’s host.  Meaning the ipfw rules being added by ipfwmtad are done on a server different from where spamilter is running. Along with all of that, you’ll recall…

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FreeBSD, Server and OS, Spam Fighting

Spamilter in a Jail

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If you’ve been following my two sub-threads on this blog regarding FreeBSD jails and fighting spam, you know the status: I have a FreeBSD server called joker that has multiple jails on it.  One jail is riddler, and it handles all outbound SMTP connections.  But not inbound.  Further, you know that I have a reasonably complex anti-spam system set…

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FreeBSD, Server and OS

Linux to FreeBSD

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I posted this on another discussion forum back in January of this year and decided to cut and paste most of it here.  Note that the, “I did this,” and, “I did that,” sort of things happened back in December of 2014, not recently. Preface I’ve been a happy UNIX user since ’91, which also corresponds to my Freshman…

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