the perspicacious ramblings of droo


Triple Head with nVidia Optimus on Fedora 21 (includes Docking udev Rules for Systemd)

In this post, we’re going to look at how to setup a laptop (Lenovo T530, in this case) to utilize both the nVidia and Intel GPUs to drive a triple head or quadruple head system and to automatically configure those displays at boot, on docking, and undocking. If you don’t have a Lenovo T530, aren’t […]

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Running Scripts Using NetworkManager

For years now, I’ve had to run vpnc after connecting my school’s wireless. Truly, it never bothered me; however, at my new job, I need to run route after I connect to their wireless. For whatever reason, that got to me. I didn’t really want to run route when I wasn’t on their network (it […]

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HowTo Setup Authenticated Postfix

I recently had the experience of setting up Postfix. It works really well, in my opinion; however, setting it up wasn’t the simplest for what I wanted. But, at least it was simpler than sendmail Reading through several articles on the Internet, everyone was giving steps on how to setup postfix to handle e-mail for […]

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Setup sendmail to use Gmail’s SMTP server

Well, I did this on Fedora 12, so I’ll be basing everything off of Fedora packages and yum; however, this should work on any distro. Things you’ll need: sendmail, sendmail-cf, cyrus-sasl Might need something more, but if so, I’ve overlooked it… The first thing we’re going to do is setup our authinfo. Do the following: […]

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DBDesigner 4 on Fedora 12

I found this very useful article on running DBDesigner 4 on Fedora 8, here. I followed the directions and found it to work on Fedora 11 and Fedora 12. I’m sure it’ll work for just about any distro, so I’m just reposting the directions here as I find it to be a very useful program. […]

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