Working around Autotools missing dependencies errors

Resolving machine-specific dependencies for a minimal Autotools project created from scratch is typically a trivial task. But trying to do the same for a code base ported from another machine or repository can result in an unwelcome challenge. We present a work-around for cases where Autotools fails to resolve machine-specific dependencies for ported projects.

Postfix: Basic Configuration

Postfix is increasingly overtaking Sendmail as the MTA of choice on many Linux distributions. We present the simplest of all configurations which enhances Postfix capabilities from simply handling mail for the local host to handling mail for an entire fully qualified domain name (FQDN).