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Even more bugs that should have died in 2005..! This time it is Gentoo bug 77873. Perhaps there are a glut of bored open source developers who have time to devote to bugs that really aren't very important 🙂

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O2 iPhone (iOS4) provisioning bug

I finally upgraded my old iPhone 3GS to iOS4, but it wasn't a smooth process. It seems O2 have a problem with their provisioning process because, after the upgrade, all of the carrier settings had disappeared. There was no way

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Proxy auth bugs, round three

Another odd bug, this time in the RSS feed reader liferea.  Ubuntu bug 208135 has the details, apparently the internal browser does not correctly use the proxy authorisation.  However, the actual feed puller does, so this results in odd articles

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More proxy authentication bugs

Apparently there are now testing builds of Firefox that fix some of the bugs I mentioned previously.  These will be in one of the 3.5 releases when they come around.  There is much discussion about what is actually fixed, but

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The pains of proxy authentication

A small network I manage uses Squid and today I decided to enable proxy authentication to improve security a little.  This was fairly trivial, I ended up using HTTP "basic" authentication and an existing htpasswd style password file. What was

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