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Dabbling in a bit of this and that.

episodes: 4

hpr2487 :: Simple LibreOffice Repo for Fedora

Released on 2018-02-13 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Simple LibreOffice Repo for Fedora

My setup: You can look at the real setup. Hosted at home on a DLS connection so real usage is discouraged.

Actual Script

Repo file to put in /etc/yum.repo.d

Cron Entry. Should be run as web user, not root.

# m h d m w
# * * * * * command to be executed
# - - - - -
# | | | | |
# | | | | +----- day of week (0 - 6) (Sunday=0)
# | | | +------- month (1 - 12)
# | | +--------- day of month (1 - 31)
# | +----------- hour (0 - 23)
# +------------- min (0 - 59)
# m     h    dom mon dow command
0       3    *   *   *    /var/www/html/libreoffice/LOrepo

hpr1893 :: My LastPass Alternative

Released on 2015-11-04 under a CC-BY-SA license.

My LastPass Alternative

Save file to a location that will be synced between devices. Im my case Owncloud. Desktop Client syncs available for Linux, Windows and Mac. Mobile clients for Android, IOS, and even blackberry. Syncing note: I do not launch the desktop client on login. This allows the owncloud client to sync files before launching keepass. Also, I exit keypass before logging out for the same reason.

For integration with browser, there are

And finally when on machines I don't control:

On same server with ownlcloud, can open files

hpr1571 :: Yahoo Mail Forwarder

Released on 2014-08-11 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Build, configure and deploy a self maintaining Yahoo mail forwarding virtual client.

  • VirtualBox
  • Fedora 20 LXDE/32Bit iso file.
  • Virtual Hosting Server (currently using VirtualBox, phpVirtualBox with a Centos6 host).
  • Yahoo Account
  • IMAP capable email account for delivery.

Since it will be virtual, isolated, single purpose machine, Security is minimal.

Step by step instuctions at

  1. Build VM
  2. Configure Applications and AutoStart
  3. Configure Mail Forwarding
  4. Configure Automatic Maintenance
  5. Test
  6. Deploy to Virtual Server.

Known Issues:

Occasionally bulk forwards spam folder....

Let me know your thoughts and if you want to hear more about my home server configuration.

hpr1434 :: Why I made an account free android

Released on 2014-01-30 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Why I built an Account Free Google tablet. Including links of what was done. Some basic criteria. No accounts created for downloading, installing or configuring except for mail accounts. No rooting. No pirated apps. Something that can be easy for a user to do including installing and updating apps. One ad supported app installed, but hope to find an alternative.

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