fetchmail to get the mails from your imap account

2014-03-11 1 min read Raspberry Pi
Now, that you have set the RPi to send emails, lets do the next best thing. Setup fetchmail so that we can setup a cron job to run and get us the emails on Raspberry Pi. What can we do with these emails, lots 🙂 (I hope you already have a Raspberry Pi, if not then head over to element14.) For now, first install fetchmail: sudo apt-get install fetchmail and if you are one of the guys who wants easy configuration then : Continue reading

Using ssmtp to send mail using gmail.

2011-02-19 1 min read Fedora Linux
First install the package ssmtp using the command: 1 <td> <div class="text codecolorer"> sudo yum install ssmtp </div> </td> </tr> Open the configuration file for ssmtp as root user: 1 <td> <div class="text codecolorer"> vim /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf </div> </td> </tr> Make the following changes to the configuration file: root=**username**@gmail.com mailhub=smtp.gmail.com:587 hostname=**username**@gmail.com UseSTARTTLS=YES AuthUser=username AuthPass=password FromLineOverride=yes In order to make the default (root) “from” field be the server name, edit the /etc/ssmtp/revaliases file as root user : Continue reading

Gmail Videochat Comes to Linux

2010-08-26 1 min read Fedora Linux
?Gmail Videochat Comes to Linux &#8221;The long wait is over and Linux users can finally use the Gmail Videochat! The <a class="zem_slink" title="Gmail" rel="homepage" href="http://gmail.com">GMail team recently announced the availability of voice and <a class="zem_slink" title="Videoconferencing" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Videoconferencing">video chat on Linux. This feature is currently supported on <a class="zem_slink" title="Ubuntu (operating system)" rel="homepage" href="http://www.ubuntu.com/">Ubuntu and other <a class="zem_slink" title="Debian" rel="homepage" href="http://www.debian.org/">Debian-based <a class="zem_slink" title="Linux distribution" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_distribution">Linux distributions. <a class="zem_slink" title="RPM Package Manager" rel="homepage" href="http://rpm. Continue reading

Blog once and educate 40,000 underprivileged children of India

2010-01-18 3 min read Uncategorized
Here&#8217;s one of the mail that I received from the IndiBlogger team. <span style="font-size: x-small;">Dear <a class="zem_slink" title="Amit Agarwal" rel="homepage" href="http://www.labnol.org/about.html">Amit Agarwal, <span style="font-size: x-small;">Here is a unique opportunity to reach out and impact thousands of lives through your blog. Yes, sitting at your desk and writing a <a class="zem_slink" title="blog post" rel="homepage" href="http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=136782277130">blog post can help educate 40,000 young Indians all over our country! <span style="font-size: x-small;">One of <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/india" title="India" rel="geolocation" href="http://maps. Continue reading