Since again I kind of left this blog to fend for itself, I post you this picture of Kaja doing her thing.
If you’ve recently tried to access ec.je, you might notice that the server is unreachable.
This is because the battery in NEO-14S decided to expand and nearly blow up. This is not a glorious thing, since that is what was running the web, gopher and email server.
For now ec.je is kind of offline, I’m working on a replacement to get it all back up. But we shall see how that goes.
Guys, guys, chillax I’m still here. I’ve been super busy in a new job, I’ve gone to Barcelona and did things. I’m going to London and doing other things.
I’ve also worked on my website as well. Enjoy.frankie cordoba
I’ve not had much time recently to be able to update some of my tings on the internets. So here we go with a little post.
I’ve recently had a look at my banks, I do really like N26, don’t get me wrong it’s never given me any issues. But at the moment with a little job change, I’m able to save a bit of money and the savings options aren’t available in France with them.
That makes things a bit complicated, I’ve had a look around with my options, I do hold a Livret A but since I don’t have a mega amount of money and the interest rate is a bit meh, it makes not a lot of use. There is an investment account with my French bank, but that requires me to go in to the branch every time I want to add money, which I ain’t got time for that.
But a while back I looked in to opening an account with Bunq, so I finished up the process and had a bit of a poke around. Which was a pretty good idea, since their savings options seem a bit more better and with the automatic rounding of transactions to put the change in the savings account is pretty spot on.
I’m not entirely sure that I’ll swap over immediately, but the next few months I’ll be at least giving it a try and seeing how I get on and if the savings rate vs monthly charge is worth it.
That’s about it for the moment, so there you go, I did a thing.Johnson Wang
I can’t get to sleep as usual, happy days, since I’m waiting for the liberating feeling that is payday. Considering my end of monthing has left me a tad bit short on change, the excitement of ordering the menu off PFK (j/k we call it KFC here in France) is basically like christmas day. One can not wait.
However, in the spirit of doing things whilst limited to the joke that is my 3G connection, I was considering doing a bit of work on the ec website, perhaps going back to the old BBS theme. I get bored of chopping and changing frequently, and I miss that old friend of a theme from back in the day.
However, my web host has other plans for being able to access my panel and fix up some domain links. Namely :
Okänt felMy Hosting Panel, Unknown Error, March 2019, Medium ASPX
Ett okänt fel inträffade. Vänligen försök igen lite senare.
Somewhat disapointing but hey, it’s the first time it’s happened and everything else is running fine. Plus at 79kr I can’t really complain either, overall this site has done pretty well for its self, no major dramas, slowness or downtime.
Since my hands are tied I’m probably going to play a bit of 3DS in the hopes I’ll pass out and it’ll be chicken time.Markus Spiske
I have done a few jigs and changes over this evening to this site, since I’m currently in the process of really resmashing ec.je in to something else. With that it means most of the links there are now dead as I’m doing all of this.
You might have noticed that the reCaptcha icon is now irritatingly everywhere, I’m not sure how to turn it off, but it’s because the contact form is back in place. I’ve also remade the about page here, there is a redirect on ec.je over to this site.
For now it seems logical, and if you’re wondering, yes, that is indeed a copy paste job from my LiveJournal Profile, you know, since why not.
If anybody is wondering why the BBS is inaccessable right now, it’s because my internet is offline, I’ve been living the 3G life for the past few weeks and it’s not the dream.
Although there are other life changes that I will happily share later on 😀Ross Findon
It’s time we said good bye to mmn.cx, the domain is gone because a lot of registrars need to reel their necks back in.
I’ve been steadily with one for about 10 years and another few here and there to diversify pricing.
However, they’ve all pumped up their prices in the laqt two years by about 200%, which is totally foolish. Most registries have applied minor costs and most in local currencies, for .cx I believe the going rate is somewhere at around 50$ AUD. My registrar however translates this to 105€+TVA @ 20%.
There isn’t much point in this and it’s a bit of a joke, since the domain is for a hobby system and I’ve started moving my properties under ec.je (or ao.tc, ax.pe and vx.sg) it’s not really worth my time or money to be taken the piss of like this.
For ao.tc, ec.je and ax.pe the costs are indeed a bit higher, mainly because they come from smaller registries and the additional costs to run a smaller ccTLD is understandable. But I have managed to bring in a couple under my own registrar shaving off a huge markup.
It’s a good thing I did my change over when I did, otherwise I’d be left in shitsville before putting in place a decent handover. And I’m glad to report back the only thing coming in to mmn.cx at the tme of writing happens to be spam, nothing but spam.
I’m going to setup relevant records under ao.tc, vx.sg and ax.pe for the BBS as well and I’ll write more about that later. Project side for these I’ve also installed wordpress on to all these domains to compartimentalise various projects, since I love me my gopher server, but it’s not able to fully handle some of the things I’m working on.
I also have to really put it out here, I’m happy that I’ve gone with Binero for my journal, I’ve had no problems what so ever and it is running as good as it did on Dreamhost (which still hasn’t fixed the issue causing this blog to fly around to different servers mind).
I’ve had to take the BBS offline as there seems to be an issue reading off of a network drive, so I rebooted the machine.
But while I’m here, I’m copying the message base on to the new hard drive from the old network drive. I wasn’t planning to do this, but it seems like a good idea since space on Disque 1 is a bit tight and the message base is in the gigabytes.
The BBS should be down for a good half hour, may be a bit longer.
edit : I found a mega file lock issue, so just saying this could take a lot longer.proof of work
Strange things have been happening here recently, like a week back the falling bottle incidentLire la suite de « Click, Clack, Can’t Get to Sleep »
It’s been a while since I wanted to give a Swedish web host, Binero, a try.
Seeing as when I tried to mirror back the site on to DreamHost, I still had the Site Not Found error, I figured why not have a trial run. Since the monthly cost of an account is about 7€ and I’m looking to keep this site relatively secure and sequestered, since all dis data it has, it seemed like a good opportunity.
So I pulled the site off the cPanel account I was keeping it active on, and I brought it over to Binero.
It took a bit of getting used to, since their platform isn’t really what I’ve come across before but it’s interesting how you can decide whether or not you want an account hosted on Linux or Windows without having your entire account on either side of the fence.
This might be useful down the road for me, so we’ll see how this site ticks along.
So far no real issues, the account was set up easily, managed to figure my way around the system and generally it plays well with CloudFlare.
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