Category: Admin’s Little Helpers

Quick way to forward mails via postfix

Thanks to 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/ # 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

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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 * for the Common Name] openssl x509 -noout -fingerprint -text < host.cert > 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: 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:

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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 -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