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Dreamhost and github no longer playing together

Recently my VPS on Dreamhost stopped playing well with github. Every time I tried to pull the latest code for a project via https I would get the following error: error: error:0D0C50A1:asn1 encoding routines:ASN1_item_verify:unknown message digest algorithm while accessing… At first I thought maybe it was an error with OpenSSL. …

Wait, I’m still alive!

No … you’re not. I was in the process of wiping a few old drives to prevent the data from falling into the wrong hands. A fairly typical process that’s also rather dull. Every now and then, though, I get to enjoy the last gasp of a dying drive. Adieu, …