Articles

Mailman migration

Last week I detailed how I configured Mailman with Exim and Nginx on a Debian Squeeze . Here are some more notes on how I migrated my mailing lists from my old server (Lenny with Mailman 2.1.11) to the new Mailman installation (Squeeze with Mailman 2.1.13). First …
➟ Read more

How-to setup Mailman + Nginx + Exim on Debian Squeeze

Before going further, please take note that I start this tutorial assuming that you already have a minimal Exim setup running on your Debian machine. Mailman  ¶ Now that you have the context, let’s proceed with Mailman  install: $ aptitude install mailman During the installation, you’ll be prompted about the …
➟ Read more

My Nginx + PHP-FPM + MySQL configuration

This article is a follow-up to the one I wrote 3 months ago, in which I explained how to install a web stack based on Nginx, PHP-FPM and MySQL on a Debian Squeeze server. Now it’s time to tune this basic install to get some performance out of …
➟ Read more

Cloud-based Server Backups with Duplicity and Amazon S3

For years I was backing up my server with website-backup.py, a custom script I wrote to manage data mirroring, do incremental backups and monthly snapshots based on rdiff-backup, rsync, tar and bzip2. All these data were pushed to a storage server hosted at home. I’ve just replaced my …
➟ Read more