Configure LogWatch for weekly email and HTML output format

Ubuntu

If you wish to receive logwatch’s report on a weekly basis instead of daily you have two perform two basic tasks. First, edit /etc/logwatch/conf/logwatch.conf and change: Range = yesterday into: Range = between -7 days and -1 days Also, to enable the HTML output, change: Format = text into: Format = html Second, move the […]

How To change Thunderbird’s default sort order and threaded view

Thunderbird

When you install a fresh new version of Thunderbird and you have an IMAP server like GMail with thousands (yes!) of folders it can be very frustrating going inside of each folder and manually change the default view settings of Thunderbird; that are: sort by date ascending order unthreaded view If you want to change […]

Usefull regular expresions

mutt

Search for all the emails in your source code or HTML files This is one usefull regular expresions to search all the emails inside source code or HTML files grep -E -o “\b[a-zA-Z0-9.-]+@[a-zA-Z0-9.-]+\.[a-zA-Z0-9.-]+\b” -r -i /var/www/ Enjoy!

mutt: how to automatically change the sender based on the current folder

mutt

The mutt e-mail client allow using a trivial configuration to automatically change the sender of the email (the From header) based on the current active folder. The configuration option that allow this is “folder-hook“. It accept two parameters: the folder name that should match, as regular expression a mutt command , we’ll change the From […]

coLinux: running Linux from within Windows

coLinux

coLinux allow you to run in 5 minutes a Linux distribution under a windows system at super fast speed without Virtualization

howto install SSH server under windows with cygnus

Secure Shell Client

If you want to connect and manage a window machine using SSH this howto will teach you how to install in 5 minutes a cygnus ssh server under windows

syncing websites with Sitecopy via FTP or WebDAV

FTP Sync

sitecopy is a wonderfull tool to sync a local copy of your website with a remote server via FTP and WebDAV: learn how to setup

CVS, SubVersion, Mercurial: control version software comparison

Mercurial source control version system

CVS CVS is the ancestor of all the today’s fancy control version software: SVN, GIT, Bazaar, Mercurial, etc. CVS is used with command line tool: “cvs” CVS work with a “repository” this is specified with the command line switch “-d” or using the shell variable CVSROOT The most common command are: create a repository: cvs […]

WinSCP howto automatically login as root user

Secure Shell Client

WinSCP howto login automatically in Ubuntu when root user is disabled

Benchmarking CPU using PovRay

Povray

How to use the famouse PovRay rendering software to benchmark your CPU performance