For sure you have heard or read, at least once, recommendations about how to improve the battery life of a laptop, mobile phone, or whatever gadget. But I’ve detected that several times that recommendations are wrong, and they do more harm than benefit to a laptops battery. That’s because battery technology has been changing along the years, and the methods of taking care of them also. So, I’ll try to summarize some of the most basic up-to-date tips to increase the life of a laptop’s battery. Before applying them, just check that you battery is of lithium-ion (Li-ion) type.
I’ve been a heavy Google services user. I used on a daily basis Google Search, Gmail, Google Calendar, Picasa, Google Reader and Google Maps. And as I stated before, this dependency is not good, so eventually I got rid of it. On this post I want to explain the alternatives I’m currently using, and how happy I am with them. It could have been a “30 days without Google”, but it has been more than 30 days since I’ve been living with not-so-much-Google-in-my-life and I didn’t a detailed follow-up of the migration process, so it was a bit out for this title. Continue reading
On this post I will explain how to set-up an e-mail server on Debian using Postfix, Cyrus, Courier, PAM, PostfixAdmin and Roundcube. I’m not going to explain nothing completely new or revolutionary neither reinvent the wheel. To be clear, what I did to implement the server was following this guide: Simple Virtual User Mail System. But, it’s for Arch Linux, so if we want it to work on Debian there are several changes that we have to take into account. So, instead of repeating everything, I will just highlight the changes. Continue reading