Replacing Dropbox with ownCloud

So my recent ownCloud installation was a success and the next step is to completely replace Dropbox with my own cloud. Normally this would be just copying files over and you’re done but since I was syncing my whole home folder to Dropbox via soft links, i need a little bit of scripting to do…

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ownCloud 10.0.2 installation on CentOS 7.4

ownCloud. A great, great while ago I came in contact with this piece of software and I liked it a lot although it wasn’t the most stable system at the time. Now for personal and business purposes I want to use this perfect Dropbox alternative. Installation was not too hard for a change. I’m running…

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Install SSL certificate in Nginx

Now that I’m getting a good grasp on Apache I’m being forced to get familiar with it’s nemesis Nginx as well. Don’t get me wrong: I don’t mind it at all, I’ve heard it is blazing fast in comparison with Apache, but it is another world entirely. That being said, I have to install a…

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Connecting Linux, Zimbra and Thunderbird

There are a couple of things that are on my TO DO list for ages. A domainname, hosting, etc. of a company I once owned has to be phased out, a lot of collaboration data has to be migrated to my VPS and I want to be undependable of tech giants like Google and Apple….

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Mailing from the Linux command line with mailx

In addition to this, maybe a bit too complicated, post, I’ve stumbled upon another, maybe easier, method to email from the Linux command line. It’s syntax is a bit more user friendly and it seems to have a couple of more options: you better get your hands on the mailx package. I should say that…

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Zimbra 8.7.10 / CentOS 7.4 and sending mail to root

A couple of days ago something stopped working on my server without me noticing it and when I discovered it I was surprised that I didn’t receive an email about it. I’m using Zimbra mailserver. Here and here an update t the latest version. my installation. OK, in a production environment with multiple users you’ll…

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CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1 Linux Administrator

Passed my exam! Proud to be able to call myself CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1 Linux Administrator certified. Now for the next steps, this is to be decided. A couple of topics have my interest at this moment. Wow, I’m really glad that I have this under my belt. It’s all not too shocking, I won’t…

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