cURL support for CloudFlare-enabled websites

CloudFlare provides a nice protection from DDoS and other hacking activities, last year they even added a free UniverSSL package to all users. The problem began with the cURL ciphers on cloudflare-enabled websites. cURL does not successfully handshake with cloudflare servers with its default encryption algorithms.

Update: Recent update on cURL and nss libs have enabled curl to operate on CloudFlare-enabled web pages without doing anything. Git also works now.

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Using rsync to resume SCP file transfer

Using scp to transfer a large file or folder can be sometimes unstable, it doesn’t have the feature to resume broken transfers. Therefore, we have to start over each time when we cancel the transfer. There is a software called rsync that has the resume feature and it supports multiple protocols such as rsync:// and ssh://
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Install a new nVidia card on existing Fedora system

I’ve been running Fedora for some time and I am still loving using it. Today I got a used nVidia GTX 650 Ti graphic card from my friend Lance, and I was trying to install it under my existing system structure.

We managed to get the card installed in the PC chassis and connected the power cables with the card and DVI-D cables with the monitor. When system started as normal, the whole monitor was in pink. By using Ctrl+Alt+F2 I switched to command line. The following command:
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