Once again, I was about to hit the road.
In a different way though, as my house contract was coming to an end and I needed to move into a bigger house, not only because I got fatter, but also because we are going to be more crowded this time.
We are forming “Yet Another Greek Ghetto” in London. Nothing special here. To be honest, I don’t miss my old house at all yet, as I felt like a giant and I was tired of hitting my toes in the passage between my desk and my bed.
So, my tale of clashing with the mafia of house agents, had begun.
Continue reading London Estate Agents Ranting
I have a lot of servers up and running doing various tasks. They run scripts, and for most of the scripts I want to know if the outcome was good or bad. Especially bad.
The most common and easy way is to send an email for most of the cases, but I don’t want to setup a mailserver such as postfix in order to do it. I prefer to just use a gmail address in order to complete the task easily.
I found an application-utility which does exactly this simple thing. It is written in perl and it is called sendEmail – not to be confused with sendmail. I figured out that because I just install it when I set up a new server, I can’t find any complete instructions and I need to search around every time in order to make it work. Note that you cannot find sendEmail in the usual yum repositories.
Continue reading Install sendEmail (simple SMTP client for Linux) on CentOS
To be honest, I always think of year intervals starting from September, so days like this I tend to sit down and do a last minute thinking.
2013 was a year of big changes and a lot of work for me.
It was a really creative year for me, even though I was really pushed to the boundaries of sanity from things happening around me, as I sank deeper into my solitude.
Continue reading Looking back in 2013