Alliance Broadband a known ISP having web based authentication and sharing IP Connector tool for window users only, made my life difficult. It was mandatory to start X and then a browser to complete the authentication even I wanted to just upgrade the box. And that challenge is nicely handled by Linux itself. Read the rest of this entry
That was a bad evening, I upgraded my debian box and X failed to start throwing below errors.
6017.269] (EE) modeset(0): drmSetMaster failed: Permission denied [ 6017.269] (EE) Fatal server error: [ 6017.269] (EE) AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0
Recently I found already running VNC landed with blank screen out of the moon. Debugging revealed after uninstalling some packages related with Window/Desktop managers, existing xstartup of VNC failed to call Desktop manager. Experienced frequently with Gnome. My VNC again came back to life with below xstartup which instructs VNC to call DM explicitly. Read the rest of this entry
If you manage your own DNS & Mail Server , you need to arrange a shield to fight against spamming , phishing and sender address forgeries. We can configure few TXT records in DNS zone that helps upto a great level to maintain a secured email hosting. Read the rest of this entry
ISP like wishnet provides a web interface to the customers for activating/deactivating the internet connection. Hence to be connected with internet, user needs desktop/window-manager and browser. Frustrated ? Linux has the commands to rescue you. Read the rest of this entry
So you have a domain and want free Industry standard Email hosting
Well, you are not alone 🙂 Many small business/startup needs such email system from day one. Even users having personal domain also want their own email hosting. Recently I have checked some Free email hosting providers and finally stuck with Zoho. Let me inform you, this post is neither a comparison between free email hosting providers nor an effort to promote Zoho, but a post about how to successfully setup an enterprise grade FREE email hosting on Zoho. Read the rest of this entry