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Install Bare Bones Debian 7.4 Wheezy Server

This article is a quick “how-to” on setting up a simple, clean and lean Debian server. Also including setting up SSH to remotely connect to the server.

Debian Wheezy for AC68 and AC56 + OwnCloud

Have the Merlin firmware installed on your router. Have a disk formatted in ext4 and attached to the router. Have ssh shell running Create a folder called “debian” and share it via Samba

Running YouTrack Issue And Project Tracking Tool On nginx (Debian Wheezy)

YouTrack is an issue and project tracking tool written in Java. This tutorial explains how to serve YouTrack through an nginx webserver on Debian Wheezy.

Updated Debian 7: 7.4 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the fourth update of its stable distribution Debian 7 (codename “wheezy”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

How to install Google Music Manager on Debian Wheezy

If you are running Debian Wheezy and have trouble installing the Google Music Manager from the official Google Music downloads page, here’s how you can fix it.

Updated Debian 7: 7.3 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the third update of its stable distribution Debian 7 (codename `wheezy’). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

Debian Wheezy Installation

After several years spent with Fedora I’ve decided to try another Linux distribution. My choice fell on Debian that I need to learn because of my project. The tutorial describes installation of common user applications. It also offers solution to problems I encountered after Debian Wheezy installation. Please have in mind that is written from […]

Running ownCloud 5.0 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy

This tutorial shows how you can install and run ownCloud 5.0 on a Debian Wheezy system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced “engine x”) + MySQL + PHP). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially […]

Kernel 3.12 Released – Install and Compile in Debian Linux

In this case, we are going to compile a newly released Kernel 3.12, on Debian Wheezy. The newly released Kernel 3.12 has several new features, including some new drivers for the NVIDIA Optimus, and the Radeon Kernel Graphics Driver. It also offers huge improvements to the EXT4 filesystem, and some updates to XFS and Btrfs.

Setup DNS Server On Debian 7 Wheezy

In this tutorial i am going to setup local Primary and secondary DNS servers. I am using two systems running with Debian 7 for primary and secondary DNS server and one system running with Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop for Client.

Install Percona Server 5.6 And phpMyAdmin On Debian 7 Wheezy

Percona Server is an enhanced drop-in replacement of MySQL. The latest version Percona Server 5.6 is made available for download with new features and many improvements. In this tutorial let me show you how to install it on Debian 7 Wheezy server.

Using RoundCube Webmail With ISPConfig 3 On Debian Wheezy (nginx)

This guide explains how to install the RoundCube webmail application on a Debian Wheezy server running ISPConfig and nginx, and how to enable the ISPConfig 3 plugins for RoundCube so that users can perform actions like changing their email passwords from within RoundCube. Roundcube webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user […]

Updated Debian 7: 7.2 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the second update of its stable distribution Debian 7 (codename `wheezy’). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

High-Availability Storage With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Debian Wheezy – Automatic File Replication (Mirror) Across Two Storage Servers

This tutorial shows how to set up a high-availability storage with two storage servers (Debian Wheezy) that use GlusterFS. Each storage server will be a mirror of the other storage server, and files will be replicated automatically across both storage servers. The client system (Debian Wheezy as well) will be able to access the storage […]

Announcing Debian Edu / Skolelinux 7.1 (wheezy)

Debian Edu is a complete operating system for schools. Through its various installation profiles you can install servers, workstations and laptops which will work together on the school network. With Debian Edu, the teachers themselves or their technical support can roll out a complete multi-user multi-machine study environment within hours or a few days.

Configure Munin graphs with Nginx, FastCGI, and Debian 7

Setting up Munin with Nginx can be a little harsh. Here is the ready-to-go solution for Debian Wheezy. I will make the assumption that you already have configured Munin and Munin-node. I also assume that you didn’t change the CGI and CRON params in the Munin default configuration provided by the Debian package.

Running CS-Cart On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.04

This tutorial shows how you can install and run CS-Cart on a Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu 13.04 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced “engine x”) + MySQL + PHP). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of […]

Install And Configure Varnish Cache With Apache On Debian 7

Varnish Cache is a web accelerator, sometimes referred to as a HTTP accelerator or a reverse HTTP proxy, that will significantly enhance your web performance. Normally Varnish Cache is available on Debian default repositories. But i suggest you to use Varnish Cache repositories to get latest version of Varnish Cache.

Virtualization With KVM And openQRM 5.1 On Debian Wheezy

This HowTo is about how to create and manage KVM Virtual Machines on Debian 7 aka Wheezy with openQRM 5.1.

Install openQRM 5.1 On Debian Wheezy

This HowTo is about how to install the openQRM Datacenter Management and Cloud Computing platform version 5.1 on Debian 7 aka Wheezy. It is the starting point for a set of openQRM HowTos explaining different Use-cases with the focus on virtualization, automation and cloud computing.

How to Prevent SSH Brute Force Attacks with Fail2Ban on Debian 7

Fail2ban is an open-source intrusion prevention system that can be used to prevent brute force attacks and other suspicious malicious attacks. It scans log files (e.g. /var/log/apache/error_log) and bans IP’s that show the malicious signs such as too many password failures, seeking for exploits etc.

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (Debian Wheezy)

EncFS provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to provide the filesystem interface. It is a pass-through filesystem, not an encrypted block device, which means it is created on top of an existing filesystem. This tutorial shows how you can use […]

Install Memcached On Debian 7 Wheezy

Memcached is a free, open source, high-performance, distributed memory object caching system. It is mostly used to speed up the websites by caching data and objects in RAM to reduce the number of times an external data source (such as a database or API) must be read. It runs on Unix, Linux, Windows and Mac […]

Using debcheckout to build strongSwan 5.0 on Debian wheezy

Debian wheezy ships with strongSwan version 4.5 packages. These are lacking support for a couple of features I needed, including dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 virtual IPs on a single user connection and maintaining the DNS server list on road-warriors

Installing Debian Squeeze On Pogoplug v3/Oxnas Cleanly

The main purpose of this tutorial is to provide instructions on how to build and install a Debian rootfs from scratch on the Pogoplug v3/Oxnas, using only official binaries from Debian and ALARM.

Newbies Guide to Debian 7

First of all you need an installation image (ISO file) which you can download from www.debian.org. I recommend the small network install image. After downloading the file, copy it to a blank CD, DVD or USB memory-stick. For information on creating a bootable USB memory stick, see the article Create a Bootable Live USB Thumb […]

Newbies Guide to Debian 7 – Part One

First of all you need an installation image (ISO file) which you can download from www.debian.org. I recommend the small network install image. After downloading the file, copy it to a blank CD, DVD or USB memory-stick. For information on creating a bootable USB memory stick, see the article Create a Bootable Live USB Thumb […]

Fourth alpha release of Debian Edu/Skolelinux based on Debian Wheezy

New features for Debian Edu 7.1+edu0~alpha3 released 2013-07-03 These are the release notes for for Debian Edu / Skolelinux 7.1+edu0~alpha3, based on Debian with codename “Wheezy”.

How to Install and Configure RCP100 Routing Suite on Debian 7

Software-based routers have always played a role in the Internet, and are becoming increasingly important in data centers due to the convergence of video, mobile, and cloud services. Data traffic no longer moves simply from the subscriber into the network and then out again. Instead, most of the traffic is located inside the data center […]

Multiarch: How To Use 32bit Packages On A 64bit System (Debian 7 Wheezy)

On Debian Wheezy, it is now possible to run a i386-linux-gnu application on an amd64-linux-gnu system. This is called Multiarch and refers to the capability of a system to install and run applications of multiple different binary targets on the same system.

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