Monthly Archives: August 2013

Backing up GMail

The other day I found Gmvault. Gmvault is an open source Gmail backup software written in Python. This article provides a good overview on how it works (found it better than the Gmvault documentation): How to back up and restore … Continue reading

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BOX.com promotions

This is a good link to keep an eye on: box.com promotions

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Alternative to DynDNS

linuxaria blog article This article has a script how to use Dynamic DNS on afraid.org.

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SSH Tricks

Forcing either IPv4 or IPv6 This is for the scenario that you know which specific protocol works to reach a particular host. Usually good to eliminate the delay for SSH to figure out to switch IP protocols. For IPv4: ssh … Continue reading

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Remote VirtualBox

RemoteBox is a Remote VirtualBox UI. It is similar phpVirtualBox in that allows to manage VirtualBox remotely (on a potentially headless server). They differ in their requirements: RemoteBox does not require much on the server, but you need to install … Continue reading

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Running Windows on Linux for Free

Microsoft is now making available Windows VM image for testing Internet Explorer for free. You can find them at: Modern IE testing Currently the following versions are available: Windows XP Professional SP3 + IE 6 or 8 Windows Vista + … Continue reading

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