Get Android Notifications Gnome Desktop Linux

LinConnect, Great way for Android Notifications to appear in Gnome I have recently discovered a new application which sends notifications to the Linux notification system via LibNotify. It is beautifully simple and quite useful, incoming calls etc are all sent…

Install Kolab Mail Server on Ubuntu

This post will show you how to install Kolab mail server on ubuntu 14.04, in this example on a DigitalOcean VPS.  Kolab’s recipient policy will be removed because I do not need guaranteed unique email addresses, secondary alias addresses setup…

Secure Webmin with Google Authenticator

This post will show you how to secure Webmin with Google Authenticator in Ubuntu 14.04 Server. NTP Time Sync First install NTP so the time can be synchronised, the time needs to be very accurate so Google Authenticator can work.…

Setting up mail server dns records

This post will take you through setting up all the necessary DNS settings for your mail server and an additional server on a separate IP. The mail server will reside on a subdomain such as webmail.example.com while the main server…

Setup Raspberry pi as a dhcp server

This post is going to show you the basic steps of creating a DHCP server using a Raspberry pi running the latest version of Raspbian, configure the Raspberry (Linux) to use a fixed IP Address and configure clients to get…

WordPress permalinks not working apache

I recently tried changing my WordPress permalink setting from the default to show the post title. This not only looks more professional but it also enhances readability. When I changed the setting in the WordPress settings page I discovered that…

Open KDE Menu with the windows/meta key

This used to be quite a difficult one to achieve but it is very easy now. Install the package Ksuperkey from the AUR if using Arch, start the application by opening the Alt+F2 menu and typing ksuperkey. Now right click…

Scanner Server Ubuntu 14.04

I recently decided to attach my scanner to my server so all machines could use the scanner without having to fiddle with cables etc. The scanner is a small Canon Lide 35 which is powered by the USB cable. The…

Fail2ban Horde Webmail

This will show you how to setup horde to log failed logins and use fail2ban to detect these. A useful tool to check if any fail2ban filters are working as expected is the fail2ban-regex tool, more details here Fail2ban-regex help.…