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More changes to the vouching system

I’ve evaluated the changes to the vouching system in the signup system that was made a few months back and I’m mostly happy with the changes, but as you might have guessed from the title there are a few things … Continue reading

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Blinkenshell T-shirt Design Contest

Someone asked me if it’s possible to buy a Blinkenshell T-shirt earlier today, this has not been available earlier but I think it’s a great idea. I’m not the best with graphical design however so I might need some help … Continue reading

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Happy 2013

It’s been a while since I wrote anything here, but I thought I might summarize the past year and tell you a bit about what’s been happening behind the scenes at Blinkenshell. The service is much the same, but there … Continue reading

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5 Year Anniversary!

Blinkenshell turns five years old this week, the domain name was registered on the 10th of August 2006. It’s a pretty long time for a shell provider, and I think Blinkenshell is better than ever. The community is slowly and … Continue reading

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Server maintanance done

The server maintanance is now done, and it took even longer than I guessed. 10+ hours of software and hardware upgrades, and battling with software bugs. And there will probably be some issues left to resolve in the comming days. … Continue reading

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Keeping up to date

I have set up synchronizations from this blog to Twitter and Facebook, so people who are not using RSS will have an easier time keeping up to date with news regarding Blinkenshell. I also print the latest blog entry in … Continue reading

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Server maintenance October 2

I’m planning to take the server down for maintenance October 2, at around 12.00 13.00 CET. Edit: Maintenance done!

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Blinkenshell 4 years

Today it’s 4 years since the blinkenshell.org domain name was registered and this project really started to take form. I tried to get the server migration done before today, and it is almost done. I’ve been working on migrating signup … Continue reading

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Migration progress

Ok, so all user accounts was migrated yesterday. There was some problems with the temporary passwords for some users. If your temp password does not work, contact me on IRC or via email and I’ll generate a new one. There … Continue reading

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New server

The server migration is taking a bit longer than expected, but I hope it’s going to get done tonight. While the scripts are doing their work I’m going to write a bit about the changes that will be introduced with … Continue reading

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