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Simple mailing list on Debian in 3 simple steps

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Few days ago I launched simple low-traffic mailing list using naive /etc/aliases method, but got the following error: <example1@onet.pl> (expanded from <example@myserver.com>): host mx.poczta.onet.pl[213.180.147.146] said: 554 5.7.1 <example1@onet.pl>:= Recipient address rejected: Spf check: fail (in reply to RCPT TO command) If you think for a moment the reason for error it's obvious. My server tried… Continue reading Simple mailing list on Debian in 3 simple steps

Setting up trac on Debian

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Trac is an issue tracking system with integrated Wiki that is highly customisable and offers big flexibility. One can use it to handle software projects (but it's not the only application for such type of system). Having correctly pre-packaged version for your operating system is an advantage – you can setup it more quickly by… Continue reading Setting up trac on Debian

Chrooted Debian / Ubuntu mini HOWTO

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First question: why do you need local Debian-based install inside your Debian distro? Sometimes you want to check some experimental packages and don't want to break your base system or start some service in isolated environment without virtualisation effort. Then chroot comes as an effective solution for you! First of all you have the debootstrap… Continue reading Chrooted Debian / Ubuntu mini HOWTO

Downgrade Ubuntu/Debian using apt preferences

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There are people who prefer bleeding-edge software versions, other prefer stability over new features. I'm an advanced Linux user, however I fall into the latter category of users. Recently I discovered my current mixed-version Ubuntu is not as stable as I would like and I decided to revert to older version of Ubuntu (lucid). Debian… Continue reading Downgrade Ubuntu/Debian using apt preferences

Configure locales under Ubuntu

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If you used to Debian you probably know that "dpkg-reconfigure locales" brings you locale selection tool. It's not the case for Ubuntu. How to replace Debian's behavior? Read below: # grep pl_PL.UTF-8 /usr/share/i18n/SUPPORTED > /var/lib/locales/supported.d/local # dpkg-reconfigure locales Generating locales… pl_PL.UTF-8… done Generation complete. Above example show how to add pl_PL.UTF-8 locale.