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Feb
11
revised Is there a simple mail server I can install?
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Feb
11
comment Is there a simple mail server I can install?
@jgbelacqua, so I decided to give your version a shot. Since this is strictly a dev environment, and all I want to do is test php mail() functionality, would I use the Local configuration? (I've added a screenshot of the config screen to my original post.)
Feb
11
revised Is there an alternative to XWord for doing NY Times crosswords?
added info received from developer
Feb
11
comment Is there a simple mail server I can install?
I'll give it a shot. Right now this is 100% localhost.
Feb
11
comment Is there a simple mail server I can install?
"Just be careful, not to produce an open relay system" - that's exactly why I was asking for something simple with a GUI interface. I'm a developer, not a mail admin, and I need to be able to set this up easily and safely, for the singular purpose of being able to test email-sending php code.
Feb
11
asked Is there a simple mail server I can install?
Feb
9
comment How can I maximum compress video files?
Thanks for the very detailed answer. I'll give it a go and see if I can make it work.
Feb
9
accepted How can I maximum compress video files?
Feb
9
asked How can I maximum compress video files?
Feb
8
accepted What command do I need to unzip/extract a .tar.gz file?
Feb
8
comment What command do I need to unzip/extract a .tar.gz file?
Thanks! That's what I needed.
Feb
8
asked What command do I need to unzip/extract a .tar.gz file?
Jan
31
comment Sync only selected subfolders to UbuntuOne?
Thanks, that did it.
Jan
31
comment Sync only selected subfolders to UbuntuOne?
OK, one more question - how do I STOP syncing a folder? I tried to uncheck the Synchronize This Folder checkbox shown in the ribbon at the top of a folder that was previously set to sync, but it greys out and gives me a spinner graphic like it's trying to do something. If I leave the folder and go to a different location, then go back to the folder, the box is checked again.
Jan
31
accepted Sync only selected subfolders to UbuntuOne?
Jan
31
comment Sync only selected subfolders to UbuntuOne?
OK, I just tried that before I posted, and I could swear that the option was greyed out on subfolders of the Documents folder. Just looked again and it's now available. Strange.
Jan
31
asked Sync only selected subfolders to UbuntuOne?
Jan
31
comment Is it possible to do a remote wipe of a system?
Thanks. I actually just posted the same thing; hopefully it will let me delete mine since you got to it first!
Jan
31
comment Is it possible to do a remote wipe of a system?
Thanks. Now, once all of that is installed, how do I monitor for the computer being connected to the internet? I assume I'd need to have some kind of software installed on another machine that would constantly be running and watching for the IP address of the stolen machine, correct?
Jan
31
comment Is it possible to do a remote wipe of a system?
I should have asked if there was anything a relative newbie could use :o) I'm willing to dig in and try what you suggest; could you elaborate and/or point me to instructions for doing something like this?