OnePlus 2 Lanuched

The Launch Oneplue officially launched their 2nd generation phone last night. Review is not out yet, but it look beautiful in their VR launch video and in the product site. I am a Oneplus One user. However the touch screen start to act strange since I dropped it in the sink, and have been debating ...

Tiny VPS Postfix – Part 3 – GMail as Email Client 2

One service to rule them all In Tiny VPS Postfix I set up a minimalistic postfix server, which will forward all email to an external email. In Part 2 I set up postfix with sasldb to enable smtp authentication for outgoing email. Then what about web-base email service? Is there one that can handle both ...

Tiny VPS Postfix – Part 2 – Non-Linux Outgoing SMTP Account

Replying email with my own domain In the last part I show a minimal setup of Postfix. It allow incoming emails to be forwarded to specific external email address(es). However, there are situations we would like to reply or sent with our own domain. Especially with today tighter email security setup, relaying through others email ...

Tiny VPS Lighttpd Single Site Multiple Domains

I own johnsiu.com, johnsiu.org, johnsiu.info, johnsiu.net. They all point to this server. That is already setup in dns. But I want all of them, with or with www, redirect to http://johnsiu.com. Lighttpd give you an easy way to do it. In /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf, I added the following section [cc lang=”apache”]# HTTP Domain redirect for johnsiu.com $HTTP["scheme"] ...

My 20min of FireFall 3

Red 5 FireFall Beta Test Weekend I am never good at point and shoot game. But after seeing FireFall trailer and game play video on YouTube, I signed up for their beta test. FireFall has a distinct graphic style, very much like watching a Japan 3D animation. That was what draw my attention. That was ...

Tiny VPS Postfix 11

Minimalistic and Compromise Finally running my own website, hosting my own blog, having my own server to do whatever I want with it. It is so tempting and logical to setup my own email service running on it. Sending and receiving email with my own server, my own email address with my own domain name ...

Tiny VPS MySQL 1

Tweaking For Less vs Tweaking For Max The fun of a tiny vps is tweaking everything to use less resource, just do the bare minimum, but at the same time, do what you want it to do. This is the opposite of running a “normal” server, tuning it to growth, have all features available, and ...

Tiny VPS as a personal server 1

VPS (Virtual Private Server) is getting more and more affordable today, even for personal use. It is cheaper than getting a new machine (or old one), running it year round at home, hoping the power never go off and the hard driver never die. So I decided to get one for myself and this is ...
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