Welcome to Michael Peer's Updates Page

Last Updated July 24, 2018

July 24, 2018:
Replaced link for rootprompt.org with FreeBSD News site. Home page is blank.

July 8, 2018:
Updated link for analog webstats. It looks like the original site is gone but I found a mirror. Thanks to Anthony Clarke from Comparitech.net

March 28, 2018:
Updated link for proftpd from .net to .org. Thanks to Ellen Fisher.

Jan. 28, 2018:
Updated links on news page for BSD based distros.

Sep 6, 2017:
Removed link for filezilla for sftp. It does not support duo factor authentication.

Jan 2, 2017:
Added a quick list of public DNS servers on info page. Updates link on info page.

July 9, 2014:
Fixed a couple of spelling errors! Thanks Bruce.

Sept. 9, 2013:
Removed link to Mark Bixby's page. It seems to be gone for sometime now. Added a link to deltacode.com page.

April 23, 2013:
Updated link to ISO country codes.

Feb 22, 2013:
Added links to OpenVPN software for UINX and windows.

May 21, 2012:
Updated the home page. Removed big red font warning fraud e-mails. Added ntpq output from ntpd showing information on local GPS clock.

May 15, 2012:
Added a link on software page for Ext fs driver to enable windows clients to read ext2 file system formatted disks and Notepad++ enchanced notepad for windows.

March 25, 2012:
Updated the text on the main page. Still more to do but I am not sure what I want to say right now.

January 22, 2012:
Added link on Hardware Utility to Darik's Boot and Nuke ISO to delete your hard drive.

January 17, 2012:
On software page added category for Hardware Utility Software and in that added links to Clonezilla, gparted, and memtest86+.

October 4, 2011:
Updated lots of information on software page. It is to late to remember all the links I added.

September 11, 2011:
Changed windows tftp link from Solar winds free with registration to free Jounin tftpd software.

August 3, 2011:
Added a link to the windows utility fping, an enhanced ping utility.

June 11, 2011:
Added Snort, Open source Intrusion Detection System/intrusion Prevention System to software page.

June. 3, 2011:
Changed the name of the Freeware page to Software page. I have listed some commercial software for a while, so it just seemed to change it from freeware to software. I will keep the emphasis on free software. I like the idea of open source.

Apr. 10, 2011:
Added another IP subnet calculator to Info page from link provided by Sammy. Thanks!

Mar. 20, 2011:
Updated speakeasy speed test to new url.

Mar. 7, 2011:
I am no longer with KOCE or as they renamed themselves PBS SoCal. Added link on info page to use a Sun provided tool to verify Java in your browser.

Feb. 7, 2011:
Added link in Windows Software to Image Burn a CD / DVD burining software. Removed link to Ethereal, please see Wireshark instead.

Jan. 24, 2011:
Added link to Dimension 4 windows ntp time synchronization software.

Oct. 22, 2010:
Added on info page links to Packet8 VoIP test site and numion test site. Thanks Charlie!

Sept. 21, 2010:
Added information and link to deltacode wordpress site.

April 5, 2010:
Added link on News page for PC BSD. It is FreeBSD for the desktop.

Feb. 15, 2010:
Changed text for KOCE-TV. Removed links for Greg Hyska's home page, Jack Stotz's Page, Bobby's page.
Old news:
In December of 2009 the server was having problems. Two different hardware upgrades later it is back to a stable computer.

Jan. 5, 2010:
Added links for apcupsd website to monitor and control APC Smart UPS.

Jan. 1, 2010:
The server motherboard failed! I have a another system in place. Sorry for all the downtime. Happy New Year!

Dec. 25, 2009:
Fixed a grammar bug on the main site. Where are all the grammar critics? hahaha Sept. 19, 2009:
added a button to show skype status on main page.

Sept. 11, 2009:
Added a line on the home page that shows my IM status. This first one working is Yahoo. More to come later.

April 28, 2009:
Added a link in freeware windows utilities for Daemon Tools lite to mount ISO images. Added a link to freeware FPS game "Nexuiz" for PC. Added a link in info page for IANA webpage the lists URI Schemes.

April 16, 2009:
Moved the updates page into a directory. Moved the 2007 and earlier updates to yearly web pages. Updated this page with the links to the old news pages.
I am realizing the news goes back to 1998! That is a LOOOONG in Internet time scale!
Update: I found a copy of an original webpage from July 8, 1995. This site is OOOOLLLLLLDDDDD!!!!!!!!!!!!

April 14, 2009:
I am adding named links this news file so I can make an RSS feed of it.

March 7, 2009:
Renamed mobile.michaelpeer.com to m.michaelpeer.com is seems to be more standard for mobile versions of sites to be named this way.

February 19, 2009:
Added headline on front page with a link to YouTube(TM) to video of KGTV shutting off their analog transmitter.

January 30, 2009:
Added Internet Games page. Added a link from Menu bar. On Games page added link for Discovery channel NLOS cannon.

January 21, 2009:
Added Logwatch to the list of freeware. Also added Firefox web browser to list of windows software. Yup finally added it. What can I say I like Opera. :)

January 5, 2009:
First page of Meter Hound is up! Added links on freeware page to VLC and KM Player media players.

August 13, 2008:
Added link for AWStats. Another web log analyzer package for IIS and apache.

April 30, 2008
Added website to info page that lists bogon IPs, IP address blocks that are not allocated on the Internet.

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