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Installing iRedMail And Mailman On Debian Squeeze

I’m a big fan of iRedMail, which is basically a packaged version of Postfix and the other bits that make Postfix cool, like Spamassassin, greylisting and an LDAP or MySql back-end. One thing I wanted with iRedMail is Mailman, my favourite mailing list server. Integrating the two can be a mission though, so here’s some […]

Install Java in Linux (Ubuntu / Debian)

This manual is to help install java (jdk) in Ubuntu / Debian Linux. Previously we discussed about how java’s installation has evolved over a period, then I promised to write an article on installing java on Linux. Yes I love Linux!

Build a Netatalk Time Capsule for OSX Lion 10.7 using Debian 6.0 Squeeze

After going to the Apple Store with a friend and seeing the $300+ Apple Time Capsule I decided to see if I could do the same thing with Netatalk. Turns out I could but if you’re using Debian stable like me you need to get at netatalk 2.2.x before it’ll work with OSX Lion 10.7.x.

Arch, Ubuntu, and Debian Linux ported to the HP TouchPad tablet

Now it’s possible to install a full-blown Linux operating system on the TouchPad using some of the same tools you would use to install Android. The end result is a tablet that lets you choose whether to run webOS or another operating system when you turn it on.

Debian, ProFTPD, FTPS, TLS, SSL, and SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:unknown protocol

Recently I needed to test against an FTPS server. No big deal, I thought to myself, I’ll just set one up real quick. Boy did I end up having a hard time with that. Not because the task was actually hard but because there’s a bit of a general haziness about the whole idea of […]

Understanding Debian

Have a look at this excellent infographic for Debian – it shows the history, release process and the different user groups.

HOWTO: Using OpenVPN on Debian GNU/Linux

Here’s a quick HOWTO for setting up an OpenVPN server and client on any (Debian, in this case) Linux machine of your choice. I’m running an OpenVPN server on a box at home, and a client on my laptop, so I can securely route all my laptop traffic through my OpenVPN server, no matter where […]

$25, Credit Card Size PC Runs Debian, Fedora & Arch; No Ubuntu

UK-based Raspberry Pi Foundation is working on a credit card size, $25 PC which will redefine computing. The tiny computer runs on Linux. It supports Debian, Fedora and Arch Linux. Initially Ubuntu, as its based on Debian, was supported but it doesn’t at the moment.

Misc Developer News (#27)

In this issue: + Planet Debian Derivatives + win32-loader.exe now eases access to the GNU/Hurd Debian-Installer + Wiki bugstatus extended to Launchpad bugs + dh-exec enters unstable + derivatives patch generation prototype

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