Install VLC 2.0.0 on Linux Mint 12, Ubuntu 11.10 and OpenSUSE 12.1

A few days ago version 2.0 of the popular VLC media player was released, called Twoflower. Since it is not yet in the repositories, you have to add a repository if you want to update your present version. Independent of your distribution, first log in as root: su On Linux Mint 12 and Ubuntu 11.10, ... Read more

Fix for OpenSuSE error: postfix/master: fatal: Servname not supported for ai_socktype

You might see the error: postfix/master[5309]: fatal: Servname not supported for ai_socktype On a OpenSuSE server when you enable smtps in postfix file. The reason for the error is that the definition of the smtps port in /etc/services is missing. Solution Edit the /etc/services file vi /etc/services and add the following lines: smtps ... Read more