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Since the server will be running Ubuntu 18.04 for a while, I switched the kernel to the HWE version (wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnab) which mean more recent kernels until the next LTS. For now this means Linux 4.15 -> 5.0.

Sorry for the downtime, something messed up permissions in /var/lib/postresql...

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I will run some system updates on the server

Remember to use invites as much as possible, since the instance is in approval-required mode now :)

Hello there.

Since I didn't ban the gab™ for now, we've been banned from a few instances. If you know which ones, please answer this toot so I can update the block list. gist.github.com/angristan/2f2f

Since I am here let me clarify three things:

- some say i have been personally harassed, which is not the case at all. There is just people talking about me or mstdn.io, nothing personal. I'm just fed up.
- I have said it multiple times but it seems I have to say it again: I do not plan on abandoning my instances
- i'm fine :)

Mmh actually. The API is getting DDoS. Cloudflare is blocking most if it.

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These are script kiddies. This is not your website. Please show some respect.

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Is it still happening? I'm seeing nothing wrong from the server

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Apparently the instance is behaving weirdly, i'm looking into it

Because I consider the users here smart enough to decide what they want or don't want to see, mstdn.io might get blocked from an unknown amount of number of instances.

pipou.academy/@darckcrystale/1

Sorry if this is affecting you, but this is my take on it.

@ users: feel free to move to another instance if you don't agree with this. You have every right to do so.

@ admins: feel free to ban mstdn.io if you really think that's what you have to do.

I'm also doing some operations on the DB, it can affect the website

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