Change Default Application to Open Files (Linux Mint)

The default application is the one you open a file with on doubleclick. In some cases installed programs automatically turn themselves into the default application for files you were happy with, which you might want to change. To do that, rightclick a file of the chosen format and choose Open With... -> Other Application or ... Read more

Updating Samba on CentOS 5

wrote by Rafael Marangoni, from Servidor Linux team. This article explains howto update the Samba packages on CentOS 5 to version 3.5. First, we need to add a new repository: cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ wget Then, update samba: yum update samba Probably, you will need winbind too: yum install samba3-winbind samba3-utils Check the rpm version: rpm ... Read more

How to renew the SSL certificate for dovecot on Ubuntu Linux

To create new SSL certificates for the dovecot pop3 and imap server on Ubuntu, follow these steps: Make a backup copy of the old key and certificate file sudo cp /etc/ssl/private/dovecot.key /etc/ssl/private/dovecot.key.old sudo cp /etc/ssl/certs/dovecot.pem /etc/ssl/certs/dovecot.pem.old Create the new key file openssl genrsa -out /etc/ssl/private/dovecot.key 1024 Create the new certificate file, valid for 2 years ... Read more

How to disable spamfilter- and antivirus functions in ISPConfig 3

If you use a mailserver wil very low ram (< 500 MB) and a slow CPU then it might be nescessary to disable the spam- and antivirus filter functions in ISPConfig 3 as amavisd and clamav might be too heavy for your server hardware. The steps to disable clamav and amavisd are: Edit postfix ... Read more

How to solve the ClamAV error “This version of the ClamAV engine is outdated” on Debian 5.0 (Lenny)

As of today, all ClamAV 0.94 or older installs will stop working. The Debian project has not released updates for their current stable release (5.0) yet to solve this, but there is a workaround. The Debain volatile project provides newer clamav versions. The installation steps to install ClamAV 0.95.3 on Debian lenny are: 1) Add ... Read more