Category: Admin’s Little Helpers

Quick way to forward mails via postfix

Thanks to https://www.bentasker.co.uk/documentation/linux/173-configuring-postfix-to-automatically-forward-mail-for-one-address-to-another Assuming you’re running Postfix, it’s as simple as the steps below First we make sure the virtual mappings file is enabled vim /etc/postfix/main.cf # Scroll down until you find virtual_alias_maps # Make sure it reads something like virtual_alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual # We also need to make sure the domain is enabled virtual_alias_domains=example.com

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How to create a self-signed (wildcard) certificate

This is a quick step to generate self-signed certificate : openssl genrsa 2048 > host.key openssl req -new -x509 -nodes -sha1 -days 3650 -key host.key > host.cert #[enter *.domain.com for the Common Name] openssl x509 -noout -fingerprint -text < host.cert > host.info cat host.cert host.key > host.pem chmod 400 host.key host.pem from here

Seafile 3 GUI client and Fedora 20

Currently there is no official rpm pacakge available for the GUI version of the Seafile 3 client. You can find extensive build instructions here: https://github.com/haiwen/seafile/wiki/Build-and-use-seafile-client-from-source I had to add the Vala package to the dependencies: sudo yum install vala vala-compat wget gcc libevent-devel openssl-devel gtk2-devel libuuid-devel sqlite-devel jansson-devel intltool cmake qt-devel fuse-devel Current versions: https://github.com/haiwen/libsearpc/tags

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Skype and Fedora 20

Thanks to Negativo17’s blog I got skype running. Here’s the step by step: Run all commands as root or vias sudo Add the the negativo17 repo of skype wget http://negativo17.org/repos/fedora-skype.repo -O \ /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-skype.repo Install skype normally via yum yum install skype NB: It considers the sound bug in Fedora 20: On Fedora 20+, the real

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Keepass2 and Fedora 20

Basically, you need to install mono env and use the portable version of keepass: sudo yum -y install mono-core mono-winforms I have yet to figure out how to make a convinient link to the Gnome menu structure.

Estonian ID card and Fedora 20

Additionally to the standard packages which you would install like so from the standard repos of fedora: sudo yum install qesteidutil qdigidoc mozilla-esteid you should also install the pcscd package: sudo yum install pcsc-lite Finally, some useful tool here: sudo yum install pcsc-tools Thanks to this here