Upgrade Roundcube on Debian Squeeze

The Roundcube version (0.3.1) in Debian Squeeze is just too outdated. To create a new Debian package, using the latest version of Roundcube, is fairly easy. Download the latest source (currently 0.8.1) from http://www.roundcube.net/download, and put the TAR image (roundcubemail-0.8.1.tar.gz) in /usr/src. Now execute at the command line $ cd /usr/src $ apt-get install devscripts […]

Syslog event generator with Net::RawIP (perl)

Recently I have been asked to write a Syslog event generator, but not just a normal syslog generator, it had to be able to generate events coming from different hosts. The normal ‘logger’ command sends Syslog messages using the machine’s IP address, so logger wasn’t very useful. The only thing useful seem to be, to […]

Connect your home and company networks with OpenVPN

Introduction OpenVPN is an opensource Virtual Private Networking (VPN) solution which can be downloaded freely on the Internet. It also included in almost every Linux distro to-date, so it can be easily installed using your distro’s favourite package manager tools. It uses the SSL/TLS VPN stacks, which makes it different from almost every other VPN […]