Monthly Archives: May 2012

Another fine syrup

Well, yes. This time made from mint leaves and lemon. This combination is wonderful (at least to me), and very refreshing. So how to make it : Pich fresh, juicy mint from some clean place (away from roads, polution and … Continue reading

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Squid logs

It is absolutely necessary to watch the Squid logs size (they are in /var/log/squid for Fedora and RHEL), because if logs get bigger than 2G, Squid will stop working and give out some strange reasons for doing so 😉 There … Continue reading

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Part2 of configuring a middle range mail server

Part 2 of setting up a middle range mail server on Fedora 16 This part concerns itself with the Dovecot configuration (there is no longer a imap server!). Dovecot configuration file is /etc /dovecot/dovecot.conf, and the necessary packages are: # … Continue reading

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Network connection problems

What happens if you set up your OS (in my case Fedora 16), configure your network card as it should be : IP, network, gateway.. Turn off all that (in the testing phase) should be turned off : iptables, ip6tables, … Continue reading

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VSFTPD server – limit transfer rate

There is a way to limit transfer rate in VSFTPD server, and not only by default for all users, but per user also (for example if user pera has a very slow connection). Two configuration files are to be changed … Continue reading

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Another syrup

Well, yes. This time a mix of mint and lemon. This combination is VERY refreshing, and quite easy to make. Pick up fresh juicy mint (away from the road and other unclean stuff ;-)), wash it in cold water, and … Continue reading

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Proxy server logs (Squid)

It is necessary to closely follow the squid log size, because with Fedora and RHEL if that size goes over 2G, squid will crash – which I know from (bitter) personal experience (logs are in /var/log/squid). There are two ways … Continue reading

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Part 2 for middle sized mail server

DPart 2 for middle sized mail server on Fedoa 16 OS The next part is the Dovecot configuration (there is no more imap service). Configuration file is /etc /dovecot/dovecot.conf, and the necessary packages are: # rpm -qa|grep dovecot dovecot-mysql-2.0.19-1.fc16.i686 dovecot-devel-2.0.19-1.fc16.i686 … Continue reading

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Yum on Fedora 13 or 14

How to set up yum to work on Fedora 13 or 14 : Generally speaking the usual error is something like this : # yum update Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Adding en_US to language list Error: Cannot retrieve repository … Continue reading

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Recipe for bread

This is a recipe for a very picant testing bread. Dough : 2 eggs (not necessary, but tastes better) 1 baking powder (fresh yeast is better, but this can do if you do not have it) 200gr of grounded dried … Continue reading

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