10 July, 2008

Daily Archives

  • Track disk usage in Maildir mailboxes

    This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/150). I can often be useful to track down disk usage in Maildir format. For example, looking at Trash folder size of all your mailboxes, provided you are using Maildirs located in users’ homes: # cd /home; for i in *; do […]

  • Mail queues management with Postfix (1.x)

    This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/148). This article describes commonly used commands in mail queues management with Postfix 1.x. It probably applies for posterior versions, but has not been tested. To show the message summaries in the current queue: $ mailq To flush the queue (i.e. force […]

  • HOWTO Print several pages on one with OOo

    This article was first written in July 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/146). OpenOffice.org does not seems to be able to print several pages on one, at first glance. This is of course possible, by using the following method: open your document go to menu File->Print Preview select the number of pages you would […]

  • HOWTO Manually set NIC speed on Sun Solaris

    This article was first written in July 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/143). Here is how to set manually speed and duplex parameters on network interfaces in Sun Solaris. Adding the following code (comment lines start with ‘*’) to you /etc/system file and rebooting will put your hme type interfaces to 10 Mbits/s Half-Duplex: […]