Locale in Windows


The other day I was experimenting with PostgreSQL under Windows and I was very confused setting a locale in the command line when initializing the database cluster. If I didn’t specify a locale in the –locale option of initdb, then the locale that was used was: Greek_Greece.1253. Well, I needed to initialize the cluster with…

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Caching Nameserver using dnsmasq


This tutorial contains information about the preparation of the system in order to run dnsmasq and also detailed instructions about how to configure it as a caching DNS server. A full configuration file is also provided as a drop-in replacement for the default dnsmasq.conf.