I recently experienced an issue when installing Debian 7 into VMWare whereby GNome 3 would fallback to 2D mode. Having initially been quite stumped, the solution was rather simple.
One of the most annoying things about administering a system is when it fails and you have no backup. A simple but effective method of mitigating this risk is to backup to a remote storage facility. Services such as Dropbox / Google Drive ensure that your data is safe and secure. In this tutorial I cover how to set-up a... Read Arcticle
Having decided to start posting a range of computer science related topics I thought it would be nice to explain how to setup fetchmail and procmail, which I personally use to, well, fetch my e-mails and then forward them on to my main e-mail account. I’m sure you know that having to login to multiple e-mail accounts is a huge... Read Arcticle
Today I decided I’d add a self-signed SSL certificate to my 128 MB VPS in preparation for some projects I’m hoping to setup. Below is a guide of how to create and add a self-signed SSL certificate to your Nginx web server. Start by creating a folder to store your SSL certficiates on the server: mkdir -p /etc/ssl/localcerts Now create... Read Arcticle