procps-ng 3.3.9

Procps version 3.3.9 was released today.  As there has been some API changes and fixes which means the library has changed again.  There is a fine balance between fixing or enhancing library functions and keeping the API stable, with the added problem it wasn’t a terribly good one to start with. Besides the API change,

Quieting dbus

I run a program called logcheck which regularly scans the logfiles looking for “interesting things”. One of these interesting things (to logcheck, not to me at first) was dbus complaining about mythtv.  The logs look something like this: Nov 17 05:08:18 elmo dbus-daemon[1621]: dbus[1621]: [system] Rejected send message, 2 matched rules; type=”method_call”, sender=”:1.236″ (uid=999 pid=3669

Goodbye mygbiz

Google seems to try to invent new and interesting ways for spammers to spam me (and many others).  I’ve still not worked out a good way to block “fake googlegroups” which follow this method: Make new fake gmail login Make new fake google group Add lots of people’s email addresses to the group Send lots