I added JungleDisk (my current favorite) to the brief synopsis of backup software. I highly recommend JungleDisk, especially for Linux users. Another excellent Linux backup solution is Rsync.net. They support numerous Linux (as well as other) solutions and have some of the best customer support I have encountered. Unfortunately for by 400 GB backup sets the price becomes a little high.

For those in a Windows environment take a look at DataDepositBox. There software is a breeze to use and managing multiple accounts painless. ... Click to read more

During routine maintenance I noticed that CPAN was failing operate properly and giving me an error I had not seen before.

Undefined subroutine &Compress::Zlib::gzopen called at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/CPAN.pm line 5721

This may have happened when I installed awstats on my CentOS5 VPS. It grabbed a yum for Compress::Zlib. I suspect something
odd happened and and now CPAN fails. I lack the time right now to track this down for sure.

The fix is to manually bring things into compliance. ... Click to read more