Koen de Jonge

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Farmers Camping, a mini society.

Today I visited the 11 year wedding anniversary of my good friends Leonie Zeestraten and Joeri de Bruin. Joeri is my former business partner, and co-founder of ProcoliX Managed Hosting. They invited family and friends for a get-together at a very Dutch phenomena called ‘Farmers Camping’. At least I think it is a typically Dutch, I have not really seen it abroad. But I may be missing things. Let me tell you some more about […]

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WordPress version 4.6 RC2 with Moesia Theme

Creating a working WordPress site is not difficult, but finding out which Theme to use is. All the search queries you put in your favourite search engine are so very much worked to death by Search Engine Optimization that you will only get ‘Top XX WordPress Themes’ kind of sites that don’t really offer any advice but try to sell you something. I ended up searching for ‘Free WordPress themes’ and after a few¬†hours(!) I […]

It’s time for encrypted e-mail!

After running Linux for almost 20 years and working in IT for the time it takes to reach the age of being allowed to buy and drink alcohol* in the Netherlands the day has come to start using encrypted e-mail in a serious way. The reasons for using encrypted e-mail have been the same for years and years now, but over the last few days those reasons have been made visible in the general public […]

Do not install McAfee Security Scan Plus with Adobe Reader

For the past few weeks I have seen friends and family that turn to me for advice on their Windows PC’s that have installed McAfee Security Scan Plus. Some of them thought it was a complete virus scanner program, which is not the case. Some thought it was a required program. I have been wondering where it was coming from, since it appeared to be everywhere. I was not quite sure it was a legitimate […]