[freenet-support] Connection woes

2005-10-20 Thread Newsbyte
Popping in for a moment again. :-) So, toad, anything workable one can try out (about the public non-darknet one) yet? Opennet, is it? ;-)

[freenet-support] Connection woes

2005-10-20 Thread Newsbyte
Popping in for a moment again. :-) So, toad, anything workable one can try out (about the public non-darknet one) yet? Opennet, is it? ;-) ___ Support mailing list Support@freenetproject.org http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support

[freenet-support] nodes

2005-07-30 Thread Newsbyte
Searched on www.freenethelp.org , yet? ___ Support mailing list Support@freenetproject.org http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support Unsubscribe at http://dodo.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support Or mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]

[freenet-support] Why did you set up a subcription for me and continue billing me?

2005-03-09 Thread Newsbyte
Right. We had a lot more of those problems in the past, and I clearly remember that I changed the (paypal)page a bit (making it clearer) a year ago, as to avoid this. It helped, but apparently some folks still klick on it by mistake, though now you really have to be with your mind elsewhere

[freenet-support] Error on Win98

2005-01-20 Thread Newsbyte
A few days ago I heard of a new filesharing systems. What was the new filesharing system you heard about? -todd LOL!! Man, that was funny! ;-) ___ Support mailing list Support@freenetproject.org http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support

[freenet-support] Modem lines MTU?

2005-01-19 Thread Newsbyte
Are you saying that hosts are required to support MTUs of at least 576 bytes? People have said that some dialup connections use 256 byte MTUs... Since it says HOSTS MUST NOT SEND DATAGRAMS LARGER THAN 576 OCTETS there is no inherent contradiction when it is *smaller* then 576, me thinks?

[freenet-support] Couldn't retrieve key (and other problems experienced by newbies)

2005-01-05 Thread Newsbyte
I want to point out to newbies that there is a wiki on www.freenethelp.org that may help. A lot of questions/problems have been adressed there already. ___ Support mailing list Support@freenetproject.org

[freenet-support] A few ideas/thoughts i would like to share with

2005-01-01 Thread Newsbyte
Don't worry, Sonax: any moment now, Toad or Ian will respond with a thoughtful post! ;-) O yeah, and a happy new year to you and everybody else! ___ Support mailing list Support@freenetproject.org http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support

[freenet-support] A few ideas/thoughts i would like to share with

2004-12-29 Thread Newsbyte
I think those were all good comments (though not mentionned for the first time ;-). Some of them I have proposed years ago, but...well...it somehow never amounts to anything. The problem with all these proposals is, that someone actually has to implement it. That seldom happens. I dunno

[freenet-support] regarding freenethelp.org slowness

2004-12-08 Thread Newsbyte
It shouldn't slow your browsing down much if correctly configured i.e. if the output limit is appropriate for your connection and what else you want to run on it. It may slow down your gaming and other CPU/memory heavy tasks, but that's another matter. Luckily, I play my games on another puter.

[freenet-support] regarding freenethelp.org slowness

2004-12-07 Thread Newsbyte
I've noticed the Freenethelp.org wiki site is VERY slow and would like to help improve it's speed. Can you put me in touch with who is responsible for maintaining the site? I work for an ISP, as well as willing to donate hardware or money to help the site. I feel the freenethelp.org site is

[Tech] [freenet-support] Is it always this slow?/kicked out of

2004-12-03 Thread Newsbyte
There can be more than one reason. Yes, but reasons 'afterwards' are always easily found (and even believed by themselves). It's called 'to rationalise'. The reason why it actually got deleted, is the reason first given in the email, which was based on an emotional tit-for-tat reaction, and is

[Tech] [freenet-support] Is it always this slow?/kicked out of

2004-12-02 Thread Newsbyte
Saying freenet sucks, it's gotten worse, it'll never get better, and implying that this is because of the people building it, is not helpful. Saying and implying it to newbies when we are particularly vulnerable due to our slow initial performance due to freenet taking a while to learn where stuff

[freenet-support] emperical evidence for what I say

2004-12-02 Thread Newsbyte
I'm being fed up to be called a troll and being 'non-helpful' and all that, after what I've done for the project, because I basically say Freenet still sucks. Well, this is the truth, and I have completed a test that also shows this, so there can't be any discussion about it anymore. When I say

[freenet-support] Is it always this slow?/kicked out of the project

2004-12-01 Thread Newsbyte
Is that good or bad? Interestingly, even that many connections use very little of my bandwidth. It's rather good. It's way more then my average Open connections, and it indicates that it's not really a firewall/NAT problem. BTW, how big should the cache, or 'store' be? I guess the 300 MB I've

[Tech] [freenet-support] Is it always this slow?/kicked out of

2004-12-01 Thread Newsbyte
I wasn't aware that you were ever in the project to be kicked out of it (whatever being in the project means). Very few people have @freenetproject.org email addresses, you got one because you asked for it and because you said it would help you raise donations for the project. That was one

[freenet-support] Re: [Tech] Is it always this slow?/kicked out of

2004-12-01 Thread Newsbyte
I was just going to say, that flamewars on project support mailing-lists are not professional and should better be done by private mail. Maybe. But that's difficult to do if you are asked to respond but told your email is going directly going to the bin. Besides, when talking about

[Tech] [freenet-support] Is it always this slow?/kicked out of

2004-12-01 Thread Newsbyte
Well, phillip, see my other post for your remarks, but I would wanna say specifically one thing: * I don't like person (frequently Ian) Isn't true. I NEVER contend it's the person, as individual, that I dislike, I dislike the actions and decisions a person takes, because it leads, and has lead,

[freenet-support] Is it always this slow?

2004-11-30 Thread Newsbyte
OK, so I tried Freenet... or rather, I'm trying to try it. It's running for about 36 hours now, with pauses because I have to go offline every 12 hours. (is that a problem?) A Freenet site takes now from 5 to 20 minutes to load, if it loads at all. After much trying, I downloaded Frost, but the

[freenet-support] Is it always this slow?

2004-11-30 Thread Newsbyte
So you're saying it should be faster? But even when I used the Freenet gateways, they were very slow. Actually, I was being sarcastic, which you may not have noticed, being a newbie. If you scroll to my earlier posts on devl or support, you will notice I've made EXACTLY the point that for noobs

[freenet-support] Re: a dead horse and other animals

2004-11-26 Thread Newsbyte
1. Newsbyte: keep stirring things up. I find it helpful. I am of the same opinion, but I could be biased. ;-) 2. With respect I don't think you can both a) claim to be installing like a novice user and b) insist on keeping your existing Java install to be used and recognised. I am not. That's

[freenet-support] a dead horse and other animals

2004-11-25 Thread Newsbyte
I've been getting TFE fine, but I haven't been able to load FIND for almost a week. The lists are pretty silent lately, as well. Conspiracy theory, anyone? No, the explanation is simply this, that many active (meaning formerly inserting/posting) Freenetters have gone over to i2p. Not only do

[freenet-support] and another thing

2004-11-25 Thread Newsbyte
As I said on IRC, a collegue of mine has made an article (well, actually more of a reference/pointer/short description) to freenet, and refered to the sourceforge page. Maybe that seems like an obvious mistake, but in any case: why doesn't anyone who can, update the f- page, there? It's still

[freenet-support] which jvm?

2004-10-26 Thread Newsbyte
"given win98se and being forced to run with only 64mb ram on a p233what would you recommend?" Not running a node? Well, I think the 1.5 jmv is less heavy on HD and RAM then the 1.4.2. So, if you really want to go through with it, you either keep the 1.4.1 or go to the 1.5 JVM, that's my

[freenet-support] Cancel Freenet Project Membership

2004-10-07 Thread Newsbyte
Dear Sir or Madam, I'd like to cancel my Freenet Project Membership (details below). Thank you! Sincearly Yours Christian Springfeld -- Subscription Details -- Amount: $5.00 USD Date: Oct. 2, 2004 Subscription Name: Freenet Project

[freenet-support] which jvm?

2004-10-07 Thread Newsbyte
Well, that would depend on whome you ask, it seems (see discussion on devl). *I* would suggest 1.5. But actually, there are no real big problems with 1.4.1, though there WERE problems reported with the 1.4.2 on OSX, BSD and Linux. ___ Support mailing

[freenet-support] [Tech] Announcements and seednodes

2004-09-28 Thread Newsbyte
1. We should use a single seednode, do an announcement through it to get a set of initial connections, and then drop it. + Even if currently there is no script to download the seednodes and block all the IP:port's, if we ever make any progress we have to assume that THERE WILL BE. And

[freenet-support] JVM Launcher Error

2004-09-24 Thread Newsbyte
You've missed the point completely. The error message was Could not find the main class. A java programmer knows this to be not an error with the virtual machine, but more of a classpath issue (the VM cannot find the class; it never actually *ran* anything). Recommending that the user upgrade

[freenet-support] JVM Launcher Error

2004-09-22 Thread Newsbyte
Then why are you responding, and rudely even? I don't think English is his first language.. sound familiar? Indeed, but you are mistaken in the perceived familiarity. It had/has NOTHING to do with his english, or spelling, or grammar. I just don't understand shite what he was trying to say, since

[freenet-support] connecting to freenet?

2004-09-15 Thread Newsbyte
Yes, well...welcom to the club. It's really not that much of a surprise. What can I say? I suggest you scrutinise www.freenethelp.org and see if you can find any useful hints there. Your situation is not unique, and there are some possible reasons mentionned on the wiki, but it still could be

[freenet-support] Donations and slashdot

2004-09-15 Thread Newsbyte
As some of us have already discussed on IIP, the question becomes urgent what to do for the near future. As the donationpage shows, we are in need for some extra financial input, and thus we should contemplate on the how to do this best. Now, I've said before that we're long overdue for the 0.6,

[freenet-support] wget: a freenet trainer?

2004-09-14 Thread Newsbyte
Yes, wget is terrible! Thaks u very much. Puf is fantastic! bye Luckily, *you* will escape a lecture on proper spelling from Oskar! ;-) ___ Support mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support Unsubscribe at

[freenet-support] Re: [freenet-chat] paypal policy

2004-09-13 Thread Newsbyte
Quite interesting, albeit not fully informative (what is codefrog ? It's like a code monkey... but Toad isn't a monkey ... Indeed, as can readily be seen on www.freenethelp.org:14741/toad : no monkey. ___ Support mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[freenet-support] Re: Setting up freenet - no connection to the

2004-09-02 Thread Newsbyte
We update the software frequently, but we only make full releases every so often. In fact the last one was over a year ago. This is because we want the new release to be pretty good, considering the level of press attention likely. Well, it might be useful to update it anyway, especially now

[freenet-support] Re: Setting up freenet - no connection to the

2004-09-01 Thread Newsbyte
Maybe somebody should update the sourceforge project site: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=978package_id=973 I took 0.5.2.1-Release. Indeed! I noticed before that, there, it still shows an obsolete version. I've mentionned this before too, but, ah, regulars know how it

[freenet-support] Routing message sent by TCP or UDP?; WIKISTUFF

2004-08-27 Thread Newsbyte
Ermm.. Those kind of questions (and their answers) are really interesting and should be kept in a sort of knowledge-database. Ofcourse, I mean the wiki at www.freenethelp.org. Once again, I urge anyone (and yes, *this* non-coders can do too!) to copy/paste these questions/answers on the

[freenet-support] Problem with 5091 and 5092

2004-08-27 Thread Newsbyte
Joy. It's not recommended to use JVM 1.4.2, for starters, as can be read on www.freenethelp.org. It may have nothing to do with your problem, but I would recommend that you revert to 1.4.1, or that you try out the 1.5 beta in any case. With both versions, a lot less problems have been

[freenet-support] RE: anonymity(NOT)

2004-08-25 Thread Newsbyte
The weakness is insoluble. Unless nodes run 24x7 for LONG periods, and encrypt the entire store with an ephemeral key, thus wiping it on startup. It is not 'insoluble' in the sense of what I just said; that you have to make it so hard, they won't see any benefit in wasting effort in it.

[freenet-support] RE: anonymity(NOT)

2004-08-24 Thread Newsbyte
"You know that your node is transmitting bad stuff ..." No, you don't. That's just the point, and that's why I find your whole argumentation rather doubtful. Well, that and others: 1)You have not given a legal decision or precedent , whereby an ISP as a corporation gets protection as a

[freenet-support] OS X Problems

2004-08-24 Thread Newsbyte
That you don't see any activelinks and you get many 'couldn't connect' errors is not surprising, on a newbie node. It just needs more time to get integrated into the network, probably. But, there have been reports of problems with OSX and JVM 1.4.2. For all this, you can find more info on

[freenet-support] RE: anonymity(NOT)

2004-08-24 Thread Newsbyte
I have yet to be convinced that the law requires a layer of meaningless snake oil. Then it's up to you that, a) it's not snake oil and/or b) that it's not meaningless. As I've explained before, I think it's not a matter of if, but of when Mr. Riaa will begin with the same tactics as they

[freenet-support] Current stable build numbers

2004-08-23 Thread Newsbyte
Well, I'm already maintaining the Changelog, and one can see the latest (stable) build there...more or less. But, aside from one time (which was a pleasant surprise, but not enough to make my point unvalid), it's always me who has to do it, even with cvs, everybody (with access) could do

[freenet-support] new stable(part 2)

2004-07-27 Thread Newsbyte
, 24MB seems rather puny. - Original Message - From: Newsbyte To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, July 23, 2004 11:31 AM Subject: new stable Tried it out, and thusfar...it's crap. Maybe (hope so) this is temporary, but it definately

[freenet-support] new stable

2004-07-23 Thread Newsbyte
Tried it out, and thusfar...it's crap. Maybe (hope so) this is temporary, but it definately works WAY worse then it used to. Actually, I almost don't get anything exept RNF, DNF and other 'can't connect' messages. I know it's maybe too early to tell, but what if all the changes didn't do a

[freenet-support] Re: A severe freenet exploit?? - or just FUD?

2004-07-21 Thread Newsbyte
IMHO we need to make freenet work before we make it workfast. And the timescale on making it work may be a timescale of years. Ah, toad...you eternal optimist, you! ;-) Lets say decennia, to be on the safe side!! ___ Support mailing list [EMAIL

[freenet-support] Re: A severe freenet exploit?? - or just FUD?

2004-07-20 Thread Newsbyte
If the exploit is that low level, I don't really see how it could work,except perhaps by exploiting a remote execution hole in the hostoperating system (or JVM). Hmm..well, that may be a bit too much of 'brushing off'. Whether or not is is a fault in Freenet itself or in the JVM/OS,

[freenet-support] Re: Mascotte! :-)

2004-06-03 Thread Newsbyte
i thought we had one !? he/she/it's called Hops; the visual appearance has been attached as an image as described by innocent bystanding witnesses Well, shite! What the? Not much advertising must have gone into that, because I had no idea there already was a bunny. :-( I think mine is more

[freenet-support] present for toad

2004-06-03 Thread Newsbyte
I also remember an old request from Toad, so while I was in the drawing mood... www.freenethelp.org/toad ___ Support mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support Unsubscribe at

[freenet-support] Help!!!

2004-01-28 Thread Newsbyte
"Basicly this network here is screwed up!" O, so you are using Freenet already? ;-) Basically, the stable build is currently really shitty. I suggest you install the unstable build. (6452 it is currently, I believe). Also,keep in mind that even unstable is beta (duh), and it needs a few

[freenet-support] RE: Freenet stable build 5063

2004-01-21 Thread Newsbyte
"Been running this for 20 hours now, and I have to say it rocks :)" It rocks? stable? It *rocks*, you say? Please state the nature of your medical condition. Or, if N/A, please indicatefrom whichparallel universe you cameand how youmanaged to postinto this one.

[freenet-support] Re: New with this ... please some help

2004-01-20 Thread Newsbyte
So, everything seems to go wonderful until it comes the timeto load the web-pages. :) I have been trying to load the Freedom Engine and it alwayssays ... " The network is busy, please try again later.Retrying" I'm not sure what yourproblem is... I can asure you: your experiences

[freenet-support] Freenet haiku

2004-01-20 Thread Newsbyte
There once was anewFreenet node, to everyrequest it said 'hit the road' but thendata got inserted, and it'srouting allperverted, the only thing it could do was overload. :-) ___ Support mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]