Disable Firefox's zoom on mouse scroll

This annoys me endlessly, so in about:config:

mousewheel.with_control.action 0
mousewheel.with_meta.action 0

And if you use Firefox Sync and want those settings to sync between your devices also add:

services.sync.prefs.mousewheel.with_meta.action true
services.sync.prefs.sync.mousewheel.with_control.action true

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Broadcom, Or How I Learned To Start Worrying And Drop The Packet

Earlier this week we started the process to upgrade one of our hypervisor compute clusters when we encountered a rather painful bug with HP’s Broadcom NIC chipsets.

We were part way through a rutine rolling pool upgrade of our hypervisor (XenServer) cluster when we observed unexpected and intermittent...

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Return Of The RSS

Of all the tools for reading news and subscribing to software releases, I still find RSS the most useful.

I use Feedly to manage my rss subscriptions and keep all my devices in sync, but instead of using the Feedly’s own client, I use an app called Reeder...

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