November 2004

Monthly Archives

  • HOWTO Upgrade from devfs to udev on Debian Sarge

    This article was first written in November 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/186). Some people used devfs under Woody, or under their previous Sarge install. When going kernel 2.6, it may be useful to revert or upgrade to udev instead. The problem is that their nomenclatura is different, so your system may be rendered […]

  • HOWTO Use fgetty instead of getty on Debian

    This article was first written in November 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/185). Getty is known to be memory-hungry. Let’s replace it with something lighter, which works in most cases: fgetty On Debian Sarge and up, it is already packaged, so sudo apt-get install fgetty will do the trick. But this is not sufficent […]

  • Debian Packaging Web Applications Policy drafts

    This article was first written in November 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/184). Here are some links about interesting drafts of a Debian Packaging Web Applications Policy. https://alioth.debian.org/projects/webapps-common/ http://people.debian.org/~seanius/policy/ DB Apps Packaging Policy PHP Pear Packaging Policy http://www.opal.dhs.org/involved/debian/apache/index.oml Webapp Policy Wiki