How to Sync/Export Email from Google or any provider to a new account without loosing data
A friend, (TWITTER) @rguareschi asked today: “How can I export my thousands of emails from Gmail to other providers? #neutrality” So this question inspired us to explain the easiest way we found. You have to use imapsync http://freshmeat.net/projects/imapsync/ The way to do it in Linux,...
Service Squid Proxy on Ubuntu 10.4 not working returns “Unknown instance: “
If no matter what you do you keed getting the “Unknown instance” and you cannot control squid instance, you found yourself a bug! zen@zenware-mobile:~$ sudo service squid start start: Job failed to start zen@zenware-mobile:~$ sudo service squid restart restart: Unknown instance: apin@apin-laptop:~$...
How to enable cron log in Ubuntu (cron.log in /var/log)
Yeah, it’s very annoying to have alltogether cron logs with the rest of the system messages, right? I don’t know why Ubuntu took that policy, but in busy servers it can be hard to mantain such a log. I think they aimed for simplicity, since a good configured cron should not send many log...
Ubuntu VMware Console: Arrow keys not working, bad key mapping, strange behaviour
This applies for Vmware Console Server 2.0 2.x, all Linux distros, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server & Desktop, and others. So… are you trying to press an arrow key in order to move between characters, and the Start menu opens up? Or are you trying to delete a char with the delete key and another strange...