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Raspbian slow SSH fix

I had been noticing that SSH and rsync were unusually slow to connect on my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. I had initially assumed it was due to the small CPU, but after doing some searching around, I had found that adding an extra setting in SSHd’s config fixed the problem.

in /etc/ssh/sshd_config, add:

UseDNS no

Then restart sshd with “service ssh restart”.


Hatebotx is an aol instant messaging bot (aim-bot). It uses flatfiled volcabulary lists to attempt to find suitable replys to text recieved. All conversations are logged into yet more flatfiles. It’s a big ugly mess, but it worked well at the time.There had been similar bots on AIM such as SmarterChild, who were helpful and polite; but they were not HateBotX. This bot did not utilize the Elisa engine, and had very little intelligence. However, it would still get a lot of laughs despite it’s simplicity.

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