Gentoo: How to use Munin to monitor Mailman

Update 31/12/2012: Now this is a bit simpler, since bug 448414 has been fixed. Before we start with the step-by-step procedure to get the mailman plug-in working, lets recall how to test a munin plug-in: $ sudo munin-run mailman posts.value 24 members.value 21892 The output above is what you should get once the mailman plug-in… Continue reading Gentoo: How to use Munin to monitor Mailman

Gentoo: How to debug Exim

If you have some problem with exim, and the logs are not enough, edit the /etc/conf.d/exim file, and add the debugging option (-d): /etc/conf.d/exim# Command-line options for running eximEXIM_OPTS=”-bd -q15m -d” Then restart exim: # /etc/init.d/exim restart The exim daemon will not be detached from the console, the debug information will be printed to the… Continue reading Gentoo: How to debug Exim

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Gentoo: the HForge overlay

Just updated the ebuilds for itools and ikaaro in the hforge overlay, so I thought this is a good time to document how to use the hforge overlay. Layman with Git support If you have not installed layman yet, you have to, with the git use flag: /etc/portage/package.useapp-portage/layman git Then emerge layman: $ sudo emerge… Continue reading Gentoo: the HForge overlay

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Gentoo: Mailman with Nginx & Exim

UPDATE 2019-06-23: Change /usr/lib/ to /usr/lib64/ (after upgrade to Gentoo profile 17.1) UPDATE 2017-05-11: Use https, with Let’s Encrypt. UPDATE 2014-07-23: Forgot to give nginx access to mailman archives. Stop using sudo. Use service. UPDATE 2012-12-10: the process has been simplified now that bug #37429 is fixed. This is how I installed Mailman in a… Continue reading Gentoo: Mailman with Nginx & Exim