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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.…

KDE QT appearance keeps changing to GTK theme

I recently decided to install Arch on my desktop and thought I’d give KDE another go. I have been using Gnome 3 on my laptop for a while and I wanted to try something else. One issue had been integrating…

Get an A+ in Qualys SSL Labs

I got a secure certificate from StartSSL which is completely free. This has the advantage that it is a fully validated certificate so you will no longer get those warning messages from browsers. I used a 2048 bit key which…

Add Custom Fields Horde 5 Turba

This post will show you how to add multiple custom fields to Horde 5’s Address Book Application. Annoyingly the system only has an email field by default but there are several ways to easily enable a workEmail and HomeEmail field.…

ownCloud Mail Setup

This information has been sourced from the owncloud documentation. owncloud Documentation The following has to be added to the /var/www/owncloud/config/config.php file if you would like owncloud to send password reminder emails. I have created my own mail server and therefore…