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 APT tips and tricks

Search installed packages: apt-cache search package Get details about a specific installed...

 Add a second hard disk

Adding a additional hard disk to your workstation or server is easy and often required. Here’s...

 Compile the Kernel on Debian etch

Compiling the kernel from source on Debian is actually pretty simple thing to do. This guide has...

 Create your private certificate authority (CA)

Creating a private CA can be useful if you have a lot of services encrypting data for internal...

 How to install LAMP on Debian 8

  Install LAMP on Debian 8. A LAMP stack is a synonym of LAMP server or LAMP web server. It...

 How to set up Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate for a site hosted on Apache web server

    Let’s Encrypt is a certificate authority that provides free SSL/TLS certificates that are...

 Installing Postfix with MySql backend and TLS

In this tutorial we’ll install a ready to use Postfix mail server with MySql backend for virtual...

 Installing PowerDNS on etch/lenny

The PowerDNS Nameserver is a modern, advanced and high performance authoritative-only nameserver....

 Installing VMware server on Debian etch

VMware Server installs on any existing server hardware and partitions a physical server into...

 Installing Zend Optimizer

This tutorial is for older Debian versions and may not work for current versions The Zend...

 Installing Zenoss monitoring system

Zenoss is an award-winning open source IT monitoring product that effectively manages the...

 Installing ionCube

ionCube protects software written using the PHP programming language from being viewed,...

 Loading iptables rules on startup

By default iptables is setup on Debian etch but there are no rules configured. In this tutorial...

 Monitoring PowerDNS with MRTG

Monitoring PowerDNS is easy with MRTG, just install these two packages and create a config file...

 Password protecting a directory with Apache and .htaccess

The Apache web server can read .htaccess files located anywhere in your document root to...

 Remote backups using rsync

rsync is a software application for Unix systems which synchronizes files and directories from...

 Request and install SSL using Apache2 and OpenSSL

First we’ll need to create a certificate signing request (CSR) containing the certificate...

 Setting up NFS client/server

Network File System (NFS) is a network file system protocol originally developed by Sun...

 Setup PostgreSQL database system

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15...

 Upgrade from etch to lenny

Debian has released a stable version of Debian 5.0 (lenny). If you’re running previous version of...

 Using more than 4 GB RAM on Debian etch 32bit

By default Debian etch 32bit allows a maximum of 4 GB RAM. The limit can be raised up to 64 GB...