System Administration

Postfix Mail Server Install, Configure & Forward to Gmail

Video Description The Postfix Mail Server (aka Mail Transfer Agent (MTA)) is installed, configured and set up to forward emails to a private email (Gmail in this case, but could be any external SMTP server) on a fresh Debian 9 system. The Blog Variant Installation We’ll start by opening a terminal from an non-root account …

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3 Ways of Motherboard Identification in Windows

My personal favorite, the command-line.  Type “cmd” into your Windows search (or use your shortcut!): Then issue the wmic command like so: Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.14393] (c) 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. c:\>wmic baseboard get product,Manufacturer,version,serialnumber,Model,Name Manufacturer Model Name Product SerialNumber Version Intel Corporation Base Board DH77EB BQEB219007QS AAG39073-304 A good option I’ve used …

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Linux – Switching to zsh

zsh (“zee shell”) is awesome.  Alas, its still not installed by default in most Linux distributions.  Here’s how to install & configure zsh on Debian 9: grokman@li598-26:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for grokman: Ign:1 http://mirrors.linode.com/debian stretch InRelease Get:2 http://mirrors.linode.com/debian-security stretch/updates InRelease [94.3 kB] Get:3 http://mirrors.linode.com/debian stretch-updates InRelease [91.0 kB] Hit:4 http://mirrors.linode.com/debian stretch Release Fetched …

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WiFi Routers / Network / Internet [part 1]: Optimal Configuration For Faster Speeds How To

Description How to optimize your network for a faster internet, a faster home network & a faster Wi-Fi. A “top 10” list of actionable items you can take to improve your home networking experience 1:15 Wires are GREATER THAN Air 3:34 Balance your load 4:59 Strategic Router Placement 5:25 Scan your neighbors! & Choose Dead …

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