In this post I’ll show how to install and configure Postfix on Ubuntu 16.04 to use Office 365 services like smarthost/mail relay.
apt-get install postfix sasl2-bin mailutils
sasl2-bin is an API thet implement Cyrus SASL API, and permit to integrate authentication mechanisms in Postfix
mailutils is a simple mail commands that will help testing our configuration. Continue reading
VNC remote access allows one to view remotely and interact with real x displays on Linux box (i.e. a display corresponding to a physical monitor, keyboard, and mouse), and using windows, linux, mac or any other operating system SO where exist a vnc viewer.
To access in Linux Mint I prefer x11vnc instead of the default Vino server or other package. Continue reading
Microsoft surprised the IT world with the announcement about the new MS SQL Server that is able to run on Linux. In this post I’ll show hot to install Sql Server on Debian 8 Jessie.
apt-get install curl apt-transport-https sudo
Add to /etc/apt/sources.list this backports
deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian jessie-backports main
After that you’ll be able to install jessie-backports openssl
apt-get install -t jessie-backports openssl
To begin you need to install Debian 8.1.
Critical step in the installation process.
When the installation process ask for “Some of you hardware needs non-free firmware – the missing firmware files are rtl_nic/rtl8168g-2.fw”, you need to dowload from Debian Packaged web site package named firmware-realtek (see linkografia), uncompress it to an USB stick (using 7zip for example): after that you can insert USB key in your Acer and continue with installation process.
My choice: Guided – use entire – all file in one partition
My choice: ssh server and standard system utilities
Root SSH Access
You need to permit root user to get via SSH in order to facilitate the configuration steps.
> sed -i 's/PermitRootLogin without-password/PermitRootLogin yes/' /etc/ssh/sshd_config
> service sshd restart